Technology How to permanently delete Facebook when you just can’t take it anymore

15:30  09 july  2017
15:30  09 july  2017 Source:   The Daily Dot

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Need to break up with Facebook ? We've all been there. Here's how to permanently delete Facebook when you just can ' t take it anymore . How to permanently delete Facebook on your computer. Deleting your Facebook account from your computer is incredibly simple.

Let’s do this. How to permanently delete Facebook on your computer. Deleting your Facebook account from your computer is incredibly simple. Facebook isn’ t your problem anymore . You ’ve taken the step to break up with Facebook . Go out there and meet someone new.

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Facebook launched in 2004. If you’re over the age of 20, there’s a good chance it’s been a part of your life for at least a few years—if not a full decade. When you first joined the social network, it was a place to reconnect with old friends and make new ones. Now your feed is probably flooded with people you barely know, making posts about things you don’t care about and or political memes that make you want to throw your computer out the window. If you’ve finally had enough, deleting a Facebook account is a great way to never look back.

There are several other steps you can take before unplugging completely. You can delete a Facebook page you manage to reduce some of the stress. You can change your name on Facebook to make yourself harder to find or block someone if it’s just an ex or two you’re trying to avoid on Facebook. If it’s something incriminating you’re trying to cover up, it’s easy to delete photos from Facebook or delete all of your Facebook messages.

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How can I delete a Facebook account permanently without waiting for 14 days? No message will be provided to any of your contacts. They just won' t be able to see your profile anymore . Thanks!

Microsoft will ask you to verify your identity and then notify you of what we already know; it will take 60 days to permanently close the account. Just an FYI that I cannot delete your Facebook account. You need to follow the steps of my article in order to do that yourself.

Or you can temporarily deactivate Facebook. This action basically puts your account on hold. Your info won’t be publicly visible, but it’ll still be there when you’re ready to log back on. It’s the right step if you’re just looking for a temporary breather from the storm of social media.

Be warned: Deleting your Facebook account is forever. There are no take backs. Your memories, all your silly jokes, every moment someone said “Happy birthday!” will be lost forever. That’s why it’s a good idea to back up your information before you say goodbye. Here’s a step-by-step guide that will walk you through that process.

Ready to move forward? Let’s do this.

How to permanently delete Facebook on your computer

Deleting your Facebook account from your computer is incredibly simple. Just go to this link and say yes.

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Facebook doesn’ t delete any of your information just in case you want to come back into the fold. I’ve actually used this option in the past and it ’s an easy way to take a break from Facebook and then later switch the lights back on. When you delete your account, Facebook permanently removes it .

Doing so will be a subtle reminder, akin to a light slap on the hand, that you ’re taking time off. Delete Your Account Permanently . If for whatever reason you decide that you simply do not want to be on Facebook anymore , then you can completely delete your account.

Don’t worry: Visiting this link won’t automatically delete your account. It’s Facebook—not the video from The Ring. Once you click Delete My Account, your account will be removed from the site immediately. However, it can take up to 90 days to have your content fully deleted from Facebook’s servers.

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How to permanently delete Facebook on your mobile device

Deleting your Facebook account from the mobile app is a little more complicated, but not impossible. I’d recommend booting up your laptop and clicking the link above, but if that’s not an option, here’s what you need to do.

1. Select the menu at the lower right of your screen.

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2. Scroll down to the bottom of the menu until you see the Help and Support option. Select it.

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3. In the Help and Support menu, select Help Center.

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This wikiHow teaches you how to delete your Facebook account with no option of retrieving it later. You cannot perform this process from the Facebook mobile app. Edit. 1. Go to Facebook 's deletion page.

Here’s how to do it gently, or just get it over with. If for whatever reason you decide that you simply do not want to be on Facebook anymore , then you can completely delete your account. You ’re urged to take account deletion seriously because it is permanent . Once your account is gone

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4. In the search bar at the top of the Help Center, type in “delete my account.” Select the option for How do I permanently delete my account?

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5. Read the paragraph explaining what it means to delete your account. In the last sentence, there is a link marked let us know. Click it.

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6. You’re almost done. Enter your password and click Submit. You have now officially deleted your Facebook account.

how to permanently delete facebook© Provided by Daily Dot how to permanently delete facebook Congratulations! Facebook isn’t your problem anymore. You’ve taken the step to break up with Facebook. Go out there and meet someone new. We hear Instagram is hopping this time of year.

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