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anonymous

adjective authorless, bearing no name, having no acknowledged name, incognito, innominate, nameless, of unknown authorship, secret, sine nomine, unclaimed, unidentified, unnamed, unsigned, unspecified, without a name, without the name of the author
Associated concepts: anonymous donor
See also: unspecified

ANONYMOUS. Without name. This word is applied to such.books, letters or papers, which are published without the author's name. No man is bound to publish his name in connexion with a book or paper he has published; but if the publication is libellous, he is equally responsible as if his name were published.

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New with the Connections release is the ability to develop relationships with other PhatChat users through common interests tied to profiles, though this feature does not affect anonymous posts.
The Internet has erupted with hatred: The prosecutor general has ordered an investigation of anonymous posts recommending that Poland reopen Auschwitz and send refugees there.
Three anonymous posts in February to a Facebook page called "WPI Confessions'' described instances of women having consensual sex with an unnamed fraternity member and then having ice, water or pudding thrown on them by other fraternity members who burst into the room.
fm where 14-year-old Hannah turned for help about eczema but received sickening anonymous posts telling her to "die".
When these social customers' identities are unknown Oram reports that tools like Adaptive Intelligence are being developed to automatically unveil anonymous posts that then permit personalized interactions.
com, using reports from Gannett papers, competing local media and anonymous posts, compiled the total figure, which also includes the elimination of 18 workers at its Indianapolis Star, 16 jobs at the company's Arizona Republic in Phoenix and 46 jobs among its New Jersey papers, including the Courier News of Bridgewater and the Home News Tribune of East Brunswick.
Even though the debate over free speech is going to continue forever, this particular instance is a subject on which I am of two minds: Part of me agrees with your assessment that anonymous posts tend to be mean and vicious.
There are some six-figure wage packets and lots of them for people in relatively anonymous posts.
To understand the phenomenon of cyber abuse from children's and youths' perspectives, the authors examined anonymous posts made by children and youths to a free, 24-hour, national, bilingual phone and Web counseling, referral, and information service.