Frequently Asked Question

What is the difference between the profile name and the unique user name?
Last Updated a year ago

All users on Human Connection have both a profile name and a unique user name. Here are the differences:

Profile Name Unique user name
Example: Jenny Rostock

  • helps in posts, comments and notifications to identify the author.
  • consists of at least three characters.
Example: @jenny-rostock

  • can be used in posts and comments to mention and notify other users (→ FAQ).
  • is a unique identifyer within the whole network.
  • is part of the URL (= page address) of the user profile (→ FAQ).
  • can consist of lower case letters, numbers, hyphens and underlines only.
To learn how to change both names in your account settings please read this FAQ.

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