Six months ago, Anil Dash predicted what would happen when Facebook let you pick your own name for http://facebook.com/yournamehere. One part read:

June 13, 4:04pm: A white guy named David discovers every variation of his name on Facebook is already taken, and finally reconsiders the condescending contempt he’s always had for black people who give their kids unique names. This tiny bit of racial reconsideration is the only unequivocally good news to come out of the Facebook Usernames launch.

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