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Delete Unwanted Accounts Painlessly

Delete Unwanted Accounts Painlessly
Have you ever wanted to delete an account only to find that no matter how hard you look, you can’t find the option to do that anywhere? Me too. Isn’t it funny how it only takes a few seconds to create an account on these sites but it often takes forever to find out how to delete the account? I guess it’s because they want us to stay forever but sometimes you just really don’t like the site or maybe you are trying to clean up your accounts (because you have so many all over the net). Whatever the reason may be, I’m sure you’ll find that this little cheat sheet will make deleting those unwanted accounts quick, easy and painless. Yahoo There are two ways to delete your Yahoo account. The other way to delete your Yahoo account is to visit the Account Termination page. Log into your Yahoo account. Facebook Facebook offers two options. To deactivate your account: Hover your mouse over the Settings menu in the top right of any Facebook page and click on “Account Settings”. MySpace Ning Twitter Jaiku Related:  delete

How To Edit or Delete a Locked File or Folder So, you’re doing your annual Spring cleaning. OK, your apartment still looks like an ECW match happened in it, but you’re cleaning old files off your PC. You go to delete a text file you no longer need and”¦ Cannot delete file: It is being used by another person or program. D’oh! This is likely the most frustrating thing I’ve ever dealt with during my tenure as a computer nerd. The free File & Folder Unlocker does exactly as advertised. In this example from the program’s download site, the file Myletter.txt is being held captive by a hex-editor program. I recommend File and Folder Unlocker not because of its advanced features, but because of its portability. How to write a thank-you note Question: I have a crushing inability to write proper thank-you notes. Can you offer me some guidelines? —Helen Answer: I was wondering when you were going to ask that question, and frankly, I’m a little disappointed it took you so long. Somewhere in between your mom making you sit down with your Peanuts® stationery and you shooting off an email, you completely lost touch with the concept of simple thank-you notes. Now that you’re a grown-up, an email just won’t do, and more is expected of you than scratching out ‘Thanks for the present, you rock!’ Grandma might not say anything to you, but trust me: She and her friends are probably at this very moment sighing over how young people today just don’t have manners. As extra motivation, I will also grudgingly tell you the hidden secret of thank-you notes: They improve the frequency and quality of the gifts you receive. I assure you, writing thank-yous is easier than you remember. 1. Dear Aunt Sally, 2. Thank you so much for the slippers. 3. 4.

Manage Your Identity © iStockphoto / Internet Society Every time we log onto the web we access (and add to) our own personal digital footprint that’s interconnected with plug-ins, links, and massive caches of personal data that follows us around. Learn About Your Digital Identity While none of us can control everything that’s known about us online, there are steps we can take to better understand our online identities and be empowered to share what we want, when we want. The Internet Society developed three interactive tutorials to help educate and inform anyone who would like to find out more. Each lasts about 5 minutes and will give a great foundation when it comes to making informed choices about our unique online identities. Watch The Tutorials Other language versions: Provide Us With Your Feedback Once you've completed all three tutorials, please take a few minutes to provide us with your thoughts. Identity Tutorial Feedback Survey Join the Internet Society The Internet Society is YOU. Follow us

Media Studies: Experimental Geography Reading List This is the first installment of a monthly column by Rhizome's Contributing Editor Marisa Olson. "Media Studies" will explore timely issues within the broader field of technology. Each post will pay specific attention to the relationship between these subjects and artistic practice. For this column, Marisa provides a reading list on the topic of "Experimental Geography". In recent years, access to geographical tools and data collection has expanded rapidly, allowing many artists to rethink their relationship to the earth and geographical study. This column provides a summation of publications relevant to these developments. Please join us tomorrow for a panel, organized by Marisa, on "Experimental Geography". The following is an initial list of readings that might be of interest to anyone researching experimental geography. This is only a starting point. Saul Albert, "Locative Literacy," Mute, July 12, 2004 Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space, Beacon, 1994 Hakim Bey, "No Go Zone"

How to Delete Accounts from Any Website - Features by PC Magazin Deleting accounts you've created on Facebook, MySpace, AOL, and elsewhere on the Web isn't always easy. Here are the details on leaving 23 services behind. The words "I wish I could quit you" take on a whole new meaning when you want out of a relationship with an online service. Sure, you once thought you and Facebook or MySpace would be together forever, but eventually terms of service change, end-user license agreements mature, and, well, you're just not in the same place anymore. Sadly, not all Web sites and social networks are created equal when it comes to breaking up. With some, it takes only a couple of clicks to say good-bye. No matter what you call it—deleting, canceling, removing, whatever—when you want to be rid of an online account, you'll find most sites don't feel obliged to make it too easy for you. Social Networks Even if you don't feel scammed, you may feel annoyed—maybe you hated high school. Can't get satisfaction online? Facebook Soldier on. Friendster

How to step out of your comfort zone Edit Edited by Shobaday, Brigitta M., Sondra C, Flickety and 14 others There's no room for adventure and excitement in your comfort zone; in fact, over time you might feel overwhelmed and trapped by boredom and fear. Perhaps it's time to stretch those limits a little! Edit Steps 1 Make a fool of yourself. Edit Tips Find or date someone crazy. Edit Warnings Don't confuse stepping out of your comfort zone with being reckless and stupid. Edit Related wikiHows Featured Article Categories: Featured Articles | Creativity & Intelligence Recent edits by: VampireFairy, Teresa, Elyne

6 Easy Tips for Living with 100 Items or Less Every few months, it seems like I read another story about someone who has sold or donated nearly everything they own, reducing their total number of personal possessions to under 100 items. There are lots of reasons for a person to want to do this. Maybe you’re moving across the country (or to a different country), and you need to pack light. Perhaps you’re trying to reduce your carbon footprint. Maybe you just watched a marathon of “Hoarders” and you’re feeling like it’s time to clean house. Whatever your motive, if you want to try living with 100 items or less, you’ll need to start thinking about what items you can’t live without. 1. Once you know what you have, categorize it. 2. A couch that converts into a bed is perfect for visiting guests. 3. For example, say you are a heavy tea drinker. 4. 5. Don’t be afraid of ditching something you might need in the future. 6. Obviously, your needs will vary depending on what line of work you are in.

The Darien Statements on the Library and Librarians On March 26th, Darien Library hosted an event called “In the Foothills: A Not-Quite-Summit on the Future of Libraries” at which participants were instructed to “come prepared to help sketch out the role librarians should play in defining the future of libraries”. The two speakers, John Berry and Kathryn Greenhill, provoked a conversation among me, Kathryn and Cindi Trainor that began in my office the next day and spilled out across the ensuing week. In companion posts, Kathryn and Cindi have beautifully captured the spirit in which this was written. Below is the resulting document (CC License). The Darien Statements on the Library and Librarians Written and endorsed by John Blyberg, Kathryn Greenhill, and Cindi Trainor The Purpose of the Library The purpose of the Library is to preserve the integrity of civilization. The Library has a moral obligation to adhere to its purpose despite social, economic, environmental, or political influences. The Role of the Library The Library: Librarians: