Are usernames as important as passwords?
Why you need a unique username for every account The main issue with usernames is that they are public, not hidden like your passwords. Reusing the same username makes it easier for malicious actors to build your online profile. It also makes it easier for advertisers and random people to find and track you online.
What is a username for a website?
A username is a name that uniquely identifies someone on a computer system. This username/password combination is referred to as a login, and is often required for users to log in to websites. For example, to access your e-mail via the Web, you are required to enter your username and password.
How do I choose a username for my website?
Six username tipsDont use your full name or parts of your address or phone number.Dont use your email username.Dont use the same username and password combination, especially on financial accounts.Dont choose a super-odd username and then reuse it again and again — it makes you easier to track.More items •28 Aug 2020