Queen don't compute: reading and casting shade on Facebook's real names policy

  title={Queen don't compute: reading and casting shade on Facebook's real names policy},
  author={Maggie MacAulay and Marcos Daniel Moldes},
  journal={Critical Studies in Media Communication},
  pages={6 - 22}
ABSTRACT Throughout the fall of 2014 and the summer of 2015, activists mobilized against Facebook's real names policy. Finding themselves locked out of their accounts, they were outraged when Facebook deemed their identities not “real.” Organizing protests and branding their activism through hashtags and viral campaigns, the #MyNameIs activists represented a diverse set of users such as the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community, sex workers, and Indigenous peoples. Although media… 
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