You mean his name *isn’t* Salman?

While Google + was catching a heap of heat about their real name policy, Facebook seemed to slip under the wire on this one . . . until this gaffe. Facebook changed Salman Rushdie’s personal page to read Ahmed Rushdie (Ahmed being his first given name, Salman his second or middle name). Seriously. Didn’t even ask. Now I’m thinking that Mr. Rushdie wanted to fly under the radar, be a little clandestine, using his “real” name might be the way to do it. Read more about the back and forth and about Twitter’s role in reverting Ahmed to Salman right over here.  But don’t forget to come back and let us know what you think about this small brouhaha.


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