An Invisible character, as the name suggests does not appear on the screen instead a blank space appears in its place. People commonly call it an empty character or blank space, invisible letter and hidden text, etc.
It is usually a blank Unicode character or text type such as U+0020, U+00A0, U+FEFF, etc. Unicode stands for the universal coded character set. It contains more than 10,000 characters including characters of various languages.
Where are invisible or empty characters used?
Invisible or empty characters are used in many interesting ways:
To send messages with empty character in WhatsApp/ Telegram. You cannot send empty spaces in a message through WhatsApp or Telegram. Empty characters enable you to send empty messages to your contacts.
To change the profile name of your Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and make your ID nameless. People use this to sound cool among their friends and followers. You can also use the mirror texts to make your username in the reverse order for fun on social media.
You can change your username through the invisible character in Fortnite and PUBG. In this way, you can hide your identity from other users.
Some websites do not support an empty value, in such cases, we can simply copy and paste blank space or invisible symbols to fulfil the requirements while keeping our desire.