After Struggle, Salman Rushdie Gets Facebook To Let Him Use His Own Name

After Struggle, Salman Rushdie Gets Facebook To Let Him Use His Own Name

Facebook can be quite the stickler when it comes to enforcing its real name policy. Celebrity writer Salman Rushdie took to Twitter complaining that Facebook deactivated his account because it thought it was a fake. After he proved his identity, the powers that be reactivated his page in his given name, Ahmed. Only after taking his problem public via Twitter did he get Facebook to back down and let him use Salman. [More]