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Random technical stuff: Google+ names policy discriminates against American Native Indians
Actual examples, and Google objected to a native american woman's name through 3 appeals until the media got involved.
nymwars  googleplus 
march 2014 by mcherm
'Google outed me' | ZDNet
An anecdote to show outing someone as transgender can be devastating, even deadly. Then observing that Google+ is doing it.
google  googleplus  privacy  transgender  via:HackerNews 
january 2014 by mcherm
Bennett Haselton: Google+ To Gmail Controversy Missing the Point - Slashdot
A privacy flaw: signing up for Gmail now signs you up for Google+ which makes you searchable.
privacy  google  googleplus  via:slashdot 
january 2014 by mcherm
Google+ Invite Lands Man In Jail | Fast Company | Business + Innovation
He has a restraining order against him but Google+ apparently sent his former girlfriend an invitation. He says he didn't do anything to cause it.
law  socialcomputing  google  googleplus  via:HackerNews 
january 2014 by mcherm
Google Accounts without Google Plus
The place you can sign up for a google account without getting Google Plus.
google  googleplus 
january 2012 by mcherm
Google+ Is Going To Mess Up The Internet
Google's +1 vote buttons cause Google's search results to favor discussion pages (like Google+ discussion pages) over the original content being discussed. That's bad.
googleplus  via:HackerNews  search 
january 2012 by mcherm
AlBlue’s Blog: Buzz Buzzes Off
What's wrong with Google+: there's no way to subscribe to posts on a given topic by a person.
via:AlBlue  googleplus  google  socialcomputing 
october 2011 by mcherm
Google Plus: Too Much Unnecessary Drama | ZDNet
A woman whose actual name is “Violet Blue” talks about the trouble she had with Google Plus.
nymwars  via:HackerNews  google  evil  zdnet  googleplus 
august 2011 by mcherm
“Real Names” Policies Are an Abuse of Power « Social Media Collective
A well-written explanation of why a "real names only" policy is harmful to women and minorities.
via:HackerNews  anonyminity  googleplus  facebook  privacy 
august 2011 by mcherm

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