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Google+ ends long-standing real names policy

Google+ ends long-standing real names policy

Google has recently reversed its policy of requiring users of their Google+ social network to use their real names. A post on Google+ says that while the policy "helped create a community made up of real people", it also kept…
Weekend tech reading: Google's lost social network

Weekend tech reading: Google's lost social network

Last October, while hundreds of protesters were encamped in Zuccotti Park, a handful of people occupied a glass building in downtown Washington, D.C. Wearing sheepish grins and business-casual attire, the 99% they were not; one demonstrator said he worked for Grover Norquist...

Google Takeout lets users merge Google+ accounts

Google Takeout lets users merge Google+ accounts

Shortly after Google+ was introduced for Google Apps users, the company promised a migration tool which would allow those users to transfer data from their personal account to their Google Apps account. Several months have passed, but the search giant…