Q: How do I get my name secured on all social platforms when I own the main domain for the name and do business as it?
I would like to get my own name as a social media account on the 2 remaining platforms where someone has created ghost accounts to hold the name and I am unable to clame it for myself.
Unfortunately it is a first come first served basis so you may be out of luck.
Consult with an attorney to see if you have some options.
Maybe if you have a trademark registration you could use it to get some of the names back, but may not be an easy or cheap proposition.
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