This Flowchart Explains When Apps And Sites Should Ask For Real Names

Apps and sites that demand that people supply their real name often end up mired in controversy — just ask Google or Facebook. This common-sense flowchart explaining the circumstances under which it's actually OK to demand real names from users spells out the approach you should take.

The flowchart has been proving popular on social media for some months, and with good reason: there's enough stupidity in the world without adding to it.

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