Don’t use a hammer to do a screwdriver’s job

Don’t use a hammer to do as screwdriver’s job. While their intentions are honorable, lawmakers shouldn’t be trying to compel Facebook to change their real names rules when more anonymous, popular alternatives are available.

Facebook aims to build a platform that, as crazy as it sounds, is bigger than just forum for political activists, and the pressures from other real-world concerns like fraud, spam, and ensuring trusted, interpersonal communication might outweight the benefits of anonymous posting.

From the New York Times…

Facebook Officials Keep Quiet on Its Role in Revolts