Internet is full of amazing things and one such thing is that people following funny trends on social media platforms to add some fun in their monotonous life and Nowadays one such trending thing or a prank is making moves on Instagram which netizens are referring as #”Name Change prank” , Here is the the list of few things which can make you aware from it and also tips if you wanted to take part in it safely.
What is trending name change prank on Instagram
- In Name Change prank, the users have to change their name in their Instagram bio twice with their favourite food, quote, animal, etc.
- So here comes the problem On Instagram, you can change your name only twice and if you wanted to change it back again, you will have to wait for 14 days.
- Instagram users are now using this policy to its fullest by pranking their followers and friends, by giving them some amazing and funny names like PIZZA , I LIKE HOT GIRLS etc,
Below is the sample message that you might get if you are your friend’s next prey.
How it works ?
This prank demands the user to change their name in their bio (not the username). The prankster will ask you to change your name twice by giving some reasons like its a way to increase your followers or any other reason to convince you to do this.
Once you are done sending the screenshot of their asked changed name you would like to change your name back again the same that you had earlier and because of the Instagram policy i.e. (you cannot change your name for at least two weeks i.e. 14 days after you have changed it twice) now you become the prey of this prank.
So to avoid this better say sorry for this and don’t do it.
Solution for the Name Change prank,
Firstly, if you have already fallen for this prank, then all you can do is to wait for next 14 days to revert things back and if you cannot bear that comic name of yours for 14 days, better deactivate your account and reactivate it after 14 days it’s better sometimes to take a break from social media, isn’t it?
And if you know the prank earlier before your friend targets you then change it wisely like you can change it in UPPER CASE first and show this to your friend and make him happy that he got you and then change it within minutes and confuse him/her like and then you can brag that you are the Pro of Instagram.