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How to Make a Clean Break With the Clingiest Social Networks

• Wired

Whether you want your free time back, or don't like your information scattered about on the Internet, you may be considering deactivating some accounts. Coming to this conclusion is one thing, but actually being able to hit the delete button is another story. Social media outlets make money off of you and your information, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that they don't want to let you go. Because of this, many have made it complicated to delete your account. But if you are set on getting rid of them, here's what you'll have to do.


You've had your Facebook account for about a decade and in that time you've posted a little too much personal information. Maybe you're just sick of all the baby pictures and slightly offensive status updates your friends are sharing. You've had enough.