Try not to typecast yourself with a username that indicates a niche hobby or interest.
It may help you meet like-minded people, but think of all the people who won’t pick you just because they don’t share that one interest. Researchers were surprised to discover that this usually backfires with both sexes: At worst, people think you’re lying; at best, they think you’re materialistic.
"Those embarking on this medium can use the evidence-based approach from the outset," the researchers wrote.
"Initial interest was best captured through: a desirable screen name starting with a letter in the top half of the alphabet; an attractive still picture; and a fluent headline message," the paper says.Indeed, screen name creation is probably more important than most of us realize. Below are a few ideas to help you score a terrific username.Do you like the color purple, dinosaurs, candy, will go a long way. Consider school mascots, your town, or other things relative to where you live and what you are about.Save your showing off, money-wise, for the first date.A username is your identity online, whether you use it for your online bank or just to meet new people through a chat room.