screen name

In a computer network, a screen name is the name a user chooses to use when communicating with others online.

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In a computer network, a screen name is the name a user chooses to use when communicating with others online. A screen name can be a person's real name, a variation of the person's real name, or it can be be a totally made-up pseudonym (handle). Screen names are required for instant messaging (IM) applications.

This was first published in September 2005

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