Facebook discriminates against the fictitious

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Okay... so there was this fantastic conversation on the Progressive Exchange mailing list, all about Facebook deleting the Ranger Rick profile because they only want real people's identities as user profiles, and the pros and cons of the policy in light of the desire for authenticity, and the implications for activism and online mobilization...

...and I was going to tell you all about it...

...and Beth Kanter beat me to it with exactly the blog post I was going to write, only hers is better, so go read it.

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Beth Kanter says

August 24, 2007 - 8:11pm
hmm .. I decided to apologize versus asking permission .. :-)

Anonymous says

September 7, 2007 - 4:13pm
They also discriminate against the real - breastfeeding mothers :-(

Rob Cottingham says

September 7, 2007 - 4:27pm
I heard about that, and saw a Facebook group protesting it... but couldn't find the actual instance of discrimination. Can you point me to it?

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