Storyboard

How to Reinvent Yourself (or Disappear) on Facebook + 6 More Hacks

Facebook has long required people to use their real names, but you can indeed change the name that displays on your profile with just a few clicks. Here's how, plus we’ll show you how to prevent Facebook from sharing your personal data, how to move posts to another service, how to delete FB for good, and more.

Avatar - PCMag
Curated by
PCMag
    • Facebook
    • Online Life
    • Information Security
    • Social Media
    • Apps
How to Reinvent Yourself (or Disappear) on Facebook + 6 More Hacks
Continue to read
8 stories in this Storyboard

    take control of your facebook profile

    Reinvent Yourself (or Disappear): How to Change Your Name on Facebook

    Reinvent Yourself (or Disappear): How to Change Your Name on Facebook

    verified_publisher
    PCMag - Jason Cohen

    Facebook has a notorious 'real name' policy, but the social network does let you change your name, add a nickname, use a married name, and more, with a few restrictions.

    if you're done with facebook

    Join the PCMag newsletter

    What's New Now

    What's New Now

    verified_publisher
    PCMag

    Your daily dose of the latest tech stories, best new products, and expert advice from the editors of PCMag.

Related articles

More stories from Facebook