Can you give us the full names, location and sexual orientation of everyone involved in making this decision please? Becasue that’s pretty much what you want to do to your users.
Would they feel comfortable with giving out that information about themselves? If so, prove it.
This post insults the intelligence of your audience, including some who are your paying customers. Forcing real name usage isn’t about whether you enjoy people’s choice of usernames. It’s a business decision that a marketing person believes will justify the inevitable attrition because “Hey look Tinder does it and Facebook does it so let’s just give…
I have been an OKCupid user since it was called SparkMatch, and I am dismayed by this asinine new policy. I am a kinky poly trans woman and attaching my name to my profile places me at significant risk.
I have cancelled my A-List subscription, and if you do not withdraw this policy with an appropriately shame-faced apology within the month, I will disable my account.
You may have read at NYMag that I’ve been in discussions with the Clinton campaign about whether it might wish to seek recounts in critical states. That article, which includes somebody else’s description of my views…