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Author: ITS

Posted on Jun 19, 2013

Category: Geek Speak , General Interest

Facebook isn't for everyone

No matter the situation, if you want to end your online-relationship with a social media site you need to know how. It’s interfering with your studies, or maybe it’s the constant barrage of messages ... maybe it keeps you up late at night and it’s just time to end things. Here’s how you can delete your account from the two biggest social media sites right now.

We might as well start with the biggest one; facebook. Now we know there are so many reasons to keep your facebook page – photos, keeping in contact with friends, seeing all the events – but sometimes it simply has to go. Go to your Facebook Account Page and click the Deactivate button.

But be warned! They will try to lure you back by telling you people will miss you, and using photos to try and make you stay. But remember, this is only deactivated, your account is not deleted. Your friends and photos will be waiting for you when you come back.

To permanently delete your Facebook – yes, that means your photos, friends, everything is gone – click this link https://www.facebook.com/help/359046244166395/ and follow the steps to ensure your account is cleared from Facebook.

  • Tweet Tweet. Was that a bird? No, it was Twitter calling your name. Many of you answered this call but after a while you got bored with it. Follow a few simple steps to make sure a little birdie doesn’t share any more of your information.

#goodbye

Go to Twitter Click on the settings button – located right beside the ‘create a tweet’ button – and click Edit Profile. > Choose Account > and scroll to the bottom and hit Deactivate my account.

Are you sure you are ready to do this? If you are, click Deactivate and you are officially off of Twitter.

There are many reasons to be active on social media, but hey, it’s not for everyone. If you want to stay off the grid just follow these easy steps and say goodbye.