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Social Media News: The Google+ Common Name policy will never be the same. Google now allows both nicknames and full-fledged pseudonyms on Google+ (

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Source: Mashable 23.11.2012:


"Nicknames and Names in Another Script"

Over the next week, we’ll be adding support for alternate names – be they nicknames, maiden names, or names in another script – alongside your common name. This name will show up on your Google+ profile and in the hovercards which appear over your name. In the next few weeks, we’ll be displaying it more broadly as part of your name in other areas of Google+ as well. So if you’re Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jane Doe (Smith), or Saurabh Sharma (सौरभ शर्मा), you can now communicate your identity the way you want to.

To add an alternate name, go to your Google+ profile, click Edit Profile, select your name and click on “More options.” (See attached photos)

It’s important to remember that when you change your name in Google+, you’re changing it across all services that require a Google Profile.

Source 23.01.2012: Bradley Horowitz, VP Product, Google+ on Google+:


Actually, many G + users liked the idea to use real names on Google´s social media network.

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Written by Associate-editor, 2218 days ago.
I'm curious about the reaction of the Google + community.

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