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Your handle is your username on social media. It is usually noted as @username. It can also be used in your personalized URL for each social network.

For example, Hootsuite’s handle is @Hootsuite, and the Twitter URL is It’s a good idea to use the same handle across social networks to make it easier for potential followers to find your accounts.

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