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How to get access to a twitter account that is using MY name?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by worldatlarge, Jun 6, 2014.

  1. worldatlarge

    worldatlarge Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Ok, so I know for a fact that I am the only person in the world with my name. (not having a common last name helps).

    I was trying to register on twitter using my name (simply: firstnamelastname), but someone registered that account name already.

    Get this, they registered it 4 years ago and have never used it and never made any posts.

    I emailed Twitter and they couldn't help. I submitted an "impersonation" request to twitter and they said there isn't enough evidence to prove the person is impersonating me.

    Are there any other options to get this account?

    I realize I could just register another account name, but it's sort of a matter of pride, and all of my other social media accounts use just my name (firstnamelastname).

    Thanks!
     
  2. Panther28

    Panther28 Elite Member

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    This is not a situation where pride should play a role in your decision making. message them and ask to buy it for $30, failing that add a 1 to the end.
     
  3. GiftGuru

    GiftGuru Supreme Member

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    I doubt you beat 1 in 7 billion odds of having a completely unique first and last name. Odds are there is another bastard out there with the exact name as you have even if you think you are unique