How To Delete Your Facebook Profile + Friday Fun
Folks, some time ago I wrote one of my more popular articles on protecting your privacy. It was a How To for removing your name from places like Google, Twitter, and Facebook. Yesterday, friend and fellow tech blogger Rick Robinette posted another resource, and so it is time for an update, I think. Here they are (mine first):
“If you are serious about protecting your identity and personal security, you should take actions now to block your personal information from public viewing.” Read more..
“As we continue to tread down that road of cloud computing we find ourselves signing up for more and more and more… As a result, many of these online services that we establish accounts with, we either become bored with or not satisfied with the service; OR we sign up to experiment with the service […]” Read more..
Removing yourself from these sites is often rather difficult (and sometimes, impossible), so the information there is bookmark-able, if you know what I mean.
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Today’s quote: “Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
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November 9, 2012 - Posted by techpaul | advice, cloud computing, Google, how to, Internet, privacy, security, tech | How To Remove Your Name From Search Engines and Social Networking Sites, Instructions On How To Delete An Online Account Profile
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