So you’ve created an account, worked though the 5 must-dos to get started with Twitter, then realised that your username is tricky for people to say or spell, or not a tweet way to raise your profile. Don’t worry, it’s very easy to fix…
1. Go to Twitter, click on the cog (top right), then Edit profile:
2. Select Account, then change the username listed (mine’s LindaCheungUK to match with LinkedIn – you can also claim your LinkedIn public profile as your own):
3. Save changes at the bottom of the page:
That’s it! If the username is taken, you will be prompted to choose another one. Usernames can contain up to 15 characters.
Changing your username will not affect your existing followers – they will simply see a new username next to your profile photo when you update.
If a CubeSocial contact changes their username, a new contact card will be created by tweet conversations, then you can simply merge the new with the old