Snag your own Facebook username Fri night

Starting at 12:01AM Eastern Time (9:01PM for us West Coasters), Facebook is opening up the floodgates to let people choose their own usernames. First come, first get.

So now you can get straight to your FB page with a URL of for example. If you’ve got an accent in your name (or want one), then you’re out of luck for now.

Choose well! If you read the FAQ, you’ll see that you can’t edit it, change it or transfer it once you choose your username.