How to Change Account Display Names On 3 Platforms

Be it a marriage, a new brokerage name, or an aesthetic change, it is important to note that know how to change an Account Display name on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. There is no need to delete an account and start fresh when simple aesthetic adjustments can save you the time and effort as well as keep your current fans intact. Here I will go through the steps to change a display name on all three platforms.

 

Changing A Facebook Display Name:

Step One:

Go to www.facebook.com and head over to your Business Page.

When you are on your Business Page, make sure that you have Admin Access to your Page, without Admin Access you cannot change the Page Name.

Locate and click “About” below your Profile Image.

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Step Two:

Upon clicking “About” a “Page Info” screen will appear. Locate “Name”, click on “Edit” to the right.

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Step Three:

A “Request new Page name” window will appear. Please note that your page name must accurately represent your Business or Brand, and cannot include any variation of the work Facebook or Official.

Locate the dialogue box for “New Page name” and enter the desired name

Once finished, click “Continue” at the bottom of the window

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Step Four:

A confirm window will appear displaying your old Page name with the new requested Page name

Locate and click “Request Change” to send your request through. If you do not click “Request Change” your request will not be processed.

Please note as highlighted in the window that the change may take up to three days to complete, Facebook will reach out to you if additional information is needed, so be on the lookout for any emails or notifications.

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Step Five:

If your request has gone through, a window will appear informing your that your request is under review and you will hear back from Facebook within three days.

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Changing A Pinterest Display Name:

Step One:

Go to www.pinterest.com and log into your account

Once logged in you will be brought to the homepage.

Locate and click on the round icon of your profile image at the top right side of the screen. (circled in red)

A dropdown menu will appear, locate and click on “My Profile

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Step Two:

You will be brought to your Pinterest profile. Locate and click on the gear icon in the top left side of the screen.

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Step Three:

Upon clicking the gear icon an editors window will pop up. The first section is “Business Account Basics”, keep scrolling until you reach “Profile”.

The first dialogue box under “Profile” is “Business Name“, enter your desired Business Name here.

Please note that you can also make adjustments to your URL, your profile image, bio, website and location from this window.

Click “Save” before leaving the editors window or your changes will not be saved. If you do not see them immediately, refresh your page.

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Changing A Twitter Display Name:

Step One:

Go to www.twitter.com and log into your account

Once logged in you will be brought to the homepage.

Locate and click on the icon of your profile image at the top right side of the screen.

A dropdown menu will appear, locate and click on “View Profile”.

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Step Two:

You will be brought to your Twitter profile. Locate and click on “Edit Profile” in the top right side of the screen parallel to the profile image. (Highlighted in yellow)

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Step Three:

Upon clicking “Edit profile” an edit screen will appear. The top dialogue box is your Display Name highlight and remove your current name, and enter your desired new display name.

Please note that you can also make adjustments to your profile image, theme color, bio, website and location from this edit screen.

Click “Save Changes” before leaving the edit screen or your changes will not be saved. If you do not see them immediately, refresh your page.

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