Facebook Usernames

Update 6/14: Now Facebook username is available for everyone.

Here is how to get the pretty facebook usernames url address like http://facebook.com/fatihsyuhud:

1. Login to your facebook account

2. Just go to http://www.facebook.com/username/ and pick your own username profile as you like.

Remember, once you decide to use one name, you cannot change it.

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Facebook opens up a chance for its users to use a shorter URL profiles something like http://facebook.com/fatihsyuhud. However, it has some requirements. Read Facebook FAQ below to make your own facebook usernames and who are eligible to do it.

Usernames Eligibility

Who is eligible to participate?
Eligibility is limited to anyone who joined Facebook before usernames were publicly announced at 3 p.m. (EDT) on June 9, 2009. These users will have the chance to claim usernames at 12:01 a.m. (EDT) on Saturday, June 13, 2009.

This limitation is temporary. All users who joined Facebook after the cut-off will be eligible to claim usernames on Sunday, June 28, 2009.

Why are you limiting eligibility?
This decision was made to prevent people from creating new accounts just to take advantage of reserving a username. Eligibility is limited to anyone who joined Facebook before username availability was publicly announced at 3 p.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, June 9, 2009. Eligible users will have the chance to claim usernames at 12:01 a.m. (EDT) on Saturday, June 13, 2009.

This limitation is temporary. All users who joined Facebook after the cut-off date will be eligible to claim usernames on Sunday, June 28, 2009.

I’m new to the site. When can I claim a username?
If you joined Facebook after 3 p.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, June 9, 2009, you will need to wait until Sunday, June 28, 2009 to become eligible to claim a username.

If you joined Facebook before username availability was publicly announced at 3 p.m. (EDT) on June 9, then you will have the opportunity to claim a username at 12:01 a.m. (EDT) on Saturday, June 13, 2009.

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4 Responses to Facebook Usernames

  1. Tks for this information. Now, i can use my realname in facebook. salam.

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  3. Fitur yang bermanfaat. Facebook makin laris saja

  4. kelemahannya menurut sya, usernames gak bisa diubah lagi.

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