Let us hide our real name in Microsoft Teach Community due to privacy issues

Let us hide our real name in Microsoft Teach Community due to privacy issues
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 Dec 03 2020
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I don't feel comfortable sharing my real name. on Xbox we have the option to show or not show our real name, on lots of communities we can use usernames or nicknames instead of real name, but in Microsoft Tech community, both our username/nickname And real name is displayed.

this really needs to change. add an option to show/hide real name to profile settings:

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/user/myprofilepage/tab/user-preferences:privacy

 

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New Contributor

What is the point of screennames if you can't hide your full name?  I think it is a violation of privacy to force people to display their full name and makes support forums less accessible.

Honored Contributor

Upvoted, totally agree.

I don't feel OK about my Microsoft account name visible to anyone.

Super Contributor

Hello Everyone! This is a very serious matter! Because for the most part, we're not Microsoft employees. True - we act voluntarily, but in the MTC there are rules as in the company and I think that everyone should have a choice whether to disclose the name - whether it remains to register an account and internal contacts that are not public! Improvement is needed!

Honored Contributor

Thanks for the support :)