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 October 1, 2014  Posted by  Business, Online

Hayley Tsukayama reports:03

Facebook’s chief product officer Chris Cox apologized Wednesday for a controversial policy that requires account holders to use their birth names on their accounts.

Since Facebook stepped up its enforcement of this policy a few weeks ago, the social network has drawn serious criticism from many users, particularly from members of the drag community, who are known by aliases. As my Post colleague Abby Phillip reported, even RuPaul spoke out about the controversy, telling the Hollywood Reporter, “it’s bad policy when Facebook strips the rights of creative individuals who have blossomed into something even more fabulous than the name their mama gave them.”

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