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How to have no name on Twitter? 

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Twitter is one of the most active social media platforms in the world with millions of active users around the globe. With so many profiles, there are certainly some unique usernames that you’ll come across. Since Twitter allows alphabets, numbers and characters in your username, the possibilities are endless.

In this article, we’re talking about how to have a blank username on Twitter. 

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How to get a blank username on Twitter web?

If you’re using Twitter on a web browser, follow these steps to get a blank username. 

Step 1: Head over to Twitter and click Profile. 

Step 2: Click Edit profile.

Step 3: In the Name field, copy-paste either of the special characters or codes mentioned below.

 ً or ឵

Step 4: Click the Save button to save your changes and update your name. 

Keep in mind that depending on your browser and OS, you may or may not be able to copy-paste the aforementioned characters. In such cases, it’s recommended you try out another browser. 

How to get a blank username on the Twitter app?

If you’re on the Twitter app, the process is the same. Just follow these steps.

  • Open the Twitter app and tap on your profile picture in the top left.
  • Tap Profile from the sidebar menu.
  • Tap Edit profile. 
  • Under the Name field, copy-paste either of the special characters or codes mentioned below.
 ً or ឵

Tap the Save button in the top right to save your changes once you’re done and your name should update to reflect a blank character now. Similarly to this, you can use other characters in your name on Twitter as well so feel free to experiment with what works best for you.

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Yadullah Abidi

Yadullah is a Computer Science graduate who writes/edits/shoots/codes all things cybersecurity, gaming, and tech hardware. When he's not, he streams himself racing virtual cars. He's been writing and reporting on tech and cybersecurity with websites like Candid.Technology and MakeUseOf since 2018. You can contact him here: [email protected]