Should we show real names instead of user names?

Tejan Ausland's picture

The trend on the internet seems to be going towards showing people's real names instead of usernames. Should we show real names instead of user names on the forum and articles?

The real name does not necessarily need to be their legal name, but it would be prettier than a username.

For example, there is a real name module for doing that in Drupal.

FishermansFriend's picture

I think it would be a more

I think it would be a more classy option to show real names, maybe have the username in smaller text underneath also.