Are you done with the online networking system? Do you want to take a break from the usual Internet chores? Well, you have come to the right place. Follow these few quirky steps to get rid of the social networking sites. It is entirely possible that you have taken this decision to delete yourself because your personal information is any way public.
You must have known about certain free services. Why are these services freely available? Very often your personal data is readily available for grabbing and this is the reason that some users are using nuclear option when it comes to online privacy. It includes deactivating or deleting accounts.
Deactivate or delete the shopping, social network and Internet service accounts
Quickly memorise which social networking sites you have your profile on? Regardless of the famous ones like Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Insta etc. You must be having public accounts on sites such as Google Plus, Tumblr or MySpace. You think you are done, well no, what about all those shopping sites and those online banking apps? To Deactivate all of these accounts,
- Just head over to your account settings.
- Go for the options to either remove, close or deactivate the accounts.
- Close or delete your account accordingly.
- You may find your account under security or privacy depending upon the kind of account.
If you are facing trouble with a specific account, then try to search for the deletion process available on the web. You can easily find specific instructions on how can you delete that particular account. If you are still not able to delete your account, then change actual information of yours to some other fake details. That information should be totally Random.
Withdraw your name from all of those data collection websites
If you are not aware of it, Yes some companies receive your information. They are famous with the name of data brokers. They have specific names like Whitepages, PeopleFinder etc. They are well versed in collecting data that they gather data from every single activity of yours on the Internet. Usually, they sell that data to the third party apps which comes back to you with advertising stuff.
You can use this service to delete yourself easily. Otherwise, the process of eliminating yourself from the net is quite complex. This will keep checking after some months to ensure that your name isn’t added to these websites. Beware removing yourself from the net will itself remove you from the Google searches too. People will not be able to find you.
Learn to have patience while following this process as it will take time to get complete. Keep in mind that there will always be certain thing that you can’t delete no matter how hard you try.