Username Squatting on Twitter

Is there a secondary market for squatted premium usernames? "Of the top 100 global brands, 93% have had their Twitter usernames taken by somebody else (i.e. Twittersquatted)." (source).  Check if yours is taken across a bunch of sites at

1 comment:

  1. We found something similar back in August when looking at how many FTSE 100 (ie largest companies on the London Stock Exchange) had claimed their twitter accounts.

    The answer? Almost none, with the likes of grocery giant Sainsbury's having been actively 'brand jacked.' At the same time, other names such as Dominos Pizza are for sale for £20 / $30:


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