Facebook may be holding firm to its real-name policy, but at least the social network is giving users more options when it comes to alternative names on their accounts.
Facebook is beginning to roll out language-specific names for users, allowing their names to be displayed in the native languages of a select few countries.
If there’s a company that knows about fraud, it’s Visa (as a preventer, not a practitioner), which released some Facebook statistics that it hopes will help prevent fraud at its Visa Global Security Summit in Washington, D.C., Wednesday morning.
Facebook recently wondered if younger married women were more apt to keep or change their last names after marriage (at least on Facebook). The company’s data science team found that women in their 20s were the most likely to keep their maiden names, while women in their 30s and 40s hyphenated their last names more often than others.