a unique sequence of characters that a person chooses to use for identification purposes when interacting with others online, as in computer games, instant messaging, or forums.
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How to use screen name in a sentence
The tipster provided the screen name of one person who was encouraging others to violence.Warnings of Jan. 6 violence preceded the Capitol riot | Hannah Allam, Devlin Barrett, Aaron Davis, Josh Dawsey, Amy Gardner, Shane Harris, Rosalind Helderman, Paul Kane, Dan Lamothe, Carol D. Leonnig, Nick Miroff, Ellen Nakashima, Ashley Parker, Beth Reinhard, Philip Rucker, Craig Timberg, Phoebe Connelly, Natalia Jiménez-Stuard, Madison Walls, Tyler Remmel | October 31, 2021 | Washington Post
Every one of your Super Followers will have a purple badge next to their screen name, so you can easily show your patrons a bit of extra love.
The bump was also dramatic for a Switzerland-based video maker and train operator who asked to be identified only by his screen name, Lorirocks777, to protect his privacy and because he does not want to be contacted on social media.Lose yourself in the hypnotic allure of YouTube’s ‘cab ride’ train-travel videos | Mark Jenkins | April 1, 2021 | Washington Post
That America Online made the screen name personal, which in turn made it particularly difficult to shed.
But because they wanted something friendlier, they came up with the nomenclature of ‘screen name.’
My login is my junior-high AOL screen name, which I always told people came from a nickname on the basketball team.
My screen name includes the word “kitty,” but I can't let it go!
Firstname7lastname (7 was my high-school soccer number) continues to be my screen name … as a grown-ass professional woman.
To save herself, she could not think of Kedzie's screen name.We Can't Have Everything | Rupert Hughes