What are usernames?

You can customize the web address for your Timeline or Facebook Page by selecting a unique username. It will appear in the location bar of your browser after "https://www.facebook.com/" when you view your Timeline or Page.

A common example of a username is some variation on your name. For example, someone named Jane Doe might choose "jane.doe" for her username so her friends can visit her Timeline by going to www.facebook.com/jane.doe. Similarly, you can choose an extension for your Page web address that resembles your Page's name to make it easier for people to find you on Facebook (ex: https://www.facebook.com/facebooktips). Usernames are not the same as your name or Page name.

Learn how to customize your Timeline or Page web address.

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