While Facebook has stuck with its policy of requiring its users’ real names, co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg mentioned in a January cover story for Bloomberg Businessweek that the social network would not require real names for the separate, stand-alone applications it was developing. Evidence of this policy shift may rear its head in the next few weeks, according to The New York Times’ Bits blog.
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Facebook’s acquisition roll returned stateside, as Josh Miller, CEO of link-sharing service Branch, announced in a Facebook post Monday morning that Facebook acquired Branch and its sister service, Potluck.