Facebook might soon offer the option for users to share with one another completely anonymously.
The social network is preparing to launch a standalone app that will allow users to anonymously interact with each other, according to a report in the New York Times.
According to the report, the app will launch in the coming weeks and allow people to use pseudonyms so they can have discussions about topics “which they may not be comfortable connecting to their real names.”
The news comes at a time when Facebook is still facing backlash from how it handled its “real name” policy. The social network came under fire after reports it was locking drag queens and transgender people out of their accounts for not identifying themselves by their legal names. Read more…