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How To Permanently Delete Your Account on Popular Websites - Smashing Magazine

How To Permanently Delete Your Account on Popular Websites - Smashing Magazine
Advertisement We all have an increasing number of sites and online services we’re members of, and sometimes it all gets a little overwhelming. At times, we just need to delete our memberships to some sites, either in an effort to simplify our lives or just because we’ve grown tired of a particular site or service. What we often don’t realize when signing up for all these accounts, though, is how difficult it can be to permanently delete our accounts when we’ve had enough. Some require complicated, multi-step processes that can stretch over the course of days (or weeks). Others take less time, but still require multiple steps by the user. Below we’ll take a look at the account deletion processes of popular websites and services, and how easy or difficult they make it. Facebook Difficulty (on a scale of 1-5, 5 being hardest): 5 Deleting a Facebook account is a bit more complicated than many other services. Then you can use the form found here to request deletion. Twitter Difficulty: 2 MySpace Related:  Privacy

How to protect your Facebook account from Rogue Applications A rogue application is a Facebook application developed by someone with fraudulent or deceitful intentions. The application often doesn’t perform its stated objectives. They are designed to obtain account information of the user, and they can be used to spread spam, scams or other malware to friends of the infected account. Profile Viewer AppsApps that redirect to phishing links and formsApps that lead to malicious downloadsApps that lead to survey scams The best way to guard against rogue applications is to avoid any third-party Facebook applications entirely. 1. 2. Here, you can click the Edit link to review the permissions of any apps you have installed or simply click the ‘x’ to remove them. Here you can see what Facebook data the application has access to, the last time it accessed your data, and you can set privacy settings for the application in question. It is a good idea to check these settings from time to time. Dying Digitally Chemtrail Forecast Systems AnonWWW Many mice surf the web under the illusion that their actions are private and anonymous. Unfortunately, this is not the way it is. Every time you visit a site for a piece of cheese, you leave a calling card that reveals where you are coming from, what kind of computer you use, and other details. And many cats keep logs of all your visits, so that they can catch you! Adverts Members | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Help / FAQ | Contact Info Please note - this is a real diary website ‘Friends’ can share your Facebook profile with the government, court rules A federal judge has ruled that investigators can go through your Facebook profile if one of your friends gives them permission to do so. The decision, which is part of a New York City racketeering trial, comes as courts struggle to define privacy and civil liberties in the age of social media. In an order issued on Friday, US District Judge William Pauley III ruled that accused gangster Melvin Colon can’t rely on the Fourth Amendment to suppress Facebook evidence that led to his indictment. The informant’s Facebook friendship served to open an online window onto Colon’s alleged gangster life, revealing messages he posted about violent acts and threats to rival gang members. Judge Pauley III’s ruling is significant because it is the latest in a series of cases that defines how and when police can search social media. See also: Social Media judge says tweets are for cops

La crittografia da Atbash a RSA Digital Death and Afterlife Online Services List | The Digital Beyond The Digital Beyond maintains this list of online services that are designed to help you plan for your digital death and afterlife or memorialize loved ones. These services come in all flavors including digital estate services, posthumous email services and online memorials. If your service is not listed here, don’t feel left out. Let us know and we’ll add it to the list. 1000Memories Founded: July, 2010 1000memories provides memorial websites that allows users to invite other friends of the deceased to submit photos and stories. Afternote Founded: 2013 Afternote is a new free secure online platform aimed at helping people store everything that matters to them the most in life and in death. AfterSteps Founded: 2010 AfterSteps is an all-in-one end-of-life planning service. Founded: 2012 is a secure online tool for leaving posthumous messages. Bcelebrated Founded: July, 2009 Capsoole Deadman

How to Lock Down Facebook Privacy Facebook privacy settings are complex and, to make things more difficult, they change on a regular basis. We explored how to lock down your Facebook account's privacy settings, for both your public profile and under the hood. Follow this simple step-by-step process to make sure you're not sharing anything outside your comfort zone. Taking some time to lock down your Facebook privacy settings is a good idea. When Facebook makes future changes, it will be easier to keep on top of what's new. How to Lock Down Your Profile Find the main areas of your profile organized into tabs under your cover photo. About To get started, click on your "About" heading, scroll down and select "See All." The "About" section is divided into multiple sub-sections, with a wealth of personal information in each. To check your privacy levels for each item of info, click on "Edit" at the top-right of each section. You will see an icon next to each bit of info in the new expanded view. Friends and Followers Photos Likes

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