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Canceling FaceBook

Posted on 08/04/2012 1:47:43 PM PDT by Jumpmaster

How does one go about cancelling a FaceBook account?


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Computers/Internet
KEYWORDS: facebook
Opened account during weak moment, now I want my stuff off their site. How can I do this?
1 posted on 08/04/2012 1:48:00 PM PDT by Jumpmaster
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To: Jumpmaster

Jump, master!


2 posted on 08/04/2012 1:52:10 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Jumpmaster

Everybody needs a fake account to get their daily talking points from folks like Cain and Palin.

Just change the name to an alias, switch to a throwaway email addy, and rock on.


3 posted on 08/04/2012 1:52:49 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Jumpmaster

it never goes away...You can delete your account...2 years later sign your name and password you had in the box and it will ALL come back..I know i tried it...


4 posted on 08/04/2012 1:53:02 PM PDT by OL Hickory (Jesus and the American soldier-1 died for your soul/1 died for your freedom)
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To: Jumpmaster

Try: https://www.facebook.com/help/delete_account

This should do something, but never used yet.


5 posted on 08/04/2012 1:54:04 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Jumpmaster

You can’t. They own your data now, though you can shut down your account.


6 posted on 08/04/2012 1:55:42 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: Future Snake Eater

I use FB to annoy liberals. I am “friends” with Think Progress and I drive them crazy. Get called all sorts of names. Their followers really are stupid.


7 posted on 08/04/2012 2:04:08 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Jumpmaster

C:\ format C:


8 posted on 08/04/2012 2:05:20 PM PDT by FReepaholic (Stupidity is not a crime, so you're free to go.)
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To: Jumpmaster

I don’t think that is very difficult, although I never needed to.

However: how to you uncontact a contact on linkedin?


9 posted on 08/04/2012 2:06:52 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama Kills))
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To: Jumpmaster

Change all you profile info to ....... just dots.


10 posted on 08/04/2012 2:09:41 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Hardraade

https://help.linkedin.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/49/session/L3RpbWUvMTMwMTc5NDQ2Ni9zaWQvdnJBRmZ3cWs%3D


11 posted on 08/04/2012 2:15:40 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Jumpmaster
I want my stuff off their site.

It isn't your stuff. When you put it on Facebook, it becomes their stuff, and they can do with it whatever they want to.

12 posted on 08/04/2012 2:17:23 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: Future Snake Eater; Jumpmaster
You can’t. They own your data now, though you can shut down your account.

Forever!

Try Googling "cancel facebook account"

Facebook is like the Hotel California:


13 posted on 08/04/2012 2:17:57 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: Jumpmaster

14 posted on 08/04/2012 2:21:48 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: Jumpmaster

Here:

http://www.wikihow.com/Permanently-Delete-a-Facebook-Account


15 posted on 08/04/2012 2:21:48 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie and stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Jumpmaster

Type “permanently delete Facebook account” into Google. Click on the blue link and follow directions.


16 posted on 08/04/2012 2:23:32 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: upchuck

http://www.wikihow.com/Permanently-Delete-a-Facebook-Account


17 posted on 08/04/2012 2:23:32 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie and stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Jumpmaster

As others have said, you simply can not delete it. You can make it “inactive” but all your information, and everything posted to it, exists until the next comet to kill the dinosaurs hits the Earth.


18 posted on 08/04/2012 2:25:09 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Jumpmaster

Find out what FB policies would cause them to run you off, then do it.


19 posted on 08/04/2012 2:25:51 PM PDT by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: Jumpmaster

Wave your hand over the computer while saying, “I divorce you,” three times.


20 posted on 08/04/2012 2:26:12 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: Jumpmaster

You can’t....lol. I have a Facebook account and love it. You should just enjoy it because it never goes away....seriously. At least if you keep it, you can control it.


21 posted on 08/04/2012 2:26:41 PM PDT by napscoordinator (GO TO CHIC-FIL-A 1 AUGUST FOR BREAKFAST, LUNCH OR DINNER (OR ALL))
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To: Jumpmaster
I've got some problems but Facebook isn't one of them, I have never been tempted to sign up.
22 posted on 08/04/2012 2:27:38 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Jumpmaster

I use Facebook exclusively to allow me to be able to log onto local news sites and comment on their anti-conservative/anti-gun bias.

And I get a lot of people, “Liking,” my commentary.

It’s the only thing I use it for.


23 posted on 08/04/2012 2:29:38 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Obama hates Mexicans (Fast and Furious))
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To: ilovesarah2012

That’s a good idea. I annoy liberals for a hobby on FB, too. Good times.


24 posted on 08/04/2012 2:30:46 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

thanx for the laugh...


25 posted on 08/04/2012 2:37:24 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Jumpmaster

You can’t. You’re doomed to haunt the search pages of Facebook forever even after you deactivate. Facebook never gives up it’s deactivated.


26 posted on 08/04/2012 2:50:00 PM PDT by My hearts in London - Everett (Gingrich or bust! (5/7/12, I guess it's bust.))
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To: Jumpmaster
You better try before your data gets migrated to a Gov't-sponsored site:

Photobucket

27 posted on 08/04/2012 2:59:20 PM PDT by mikrofon ("It's not Fascism when *we* do it...")
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To: Jumpmaster

28 posted on 08/04/2012 3:15:23 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Jumpmaster
Tried this.
29 posted on 08/04/2012 3:17:19 PM PDT by real saxophonist (Proud to have been beat up and shot by the late Paul Gomez. RIP, 'Gnomez'.)
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To: Hardraade
However: how to you uncontact a contact on linkedin?

From your 'contacts' menu, choose 'connections'. Your contacts will show up with a check box next to their names. Select the one you want to uncontact and when you check the box, a second menu will show up at the right. One of the options will be to delete the contact.

30 posted on 08/04/2012 3:23:24 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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To: umgud

*like* .....till we get a real like button here. :)


31 posted on 08/04/2012 3:34:59 PM PDT by LUV W (Never forget...WE have THEM surrounded! ~ Rush Limbaugh)
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To: OL Hickory
it never goes away...You can delete your account...2 years later sign your name and password you had in the box and it will ALL come back..I know i tried it...

Absolutely correct... The only way is make it spam so you don't see it.

32 posted on 08/04/2012 3:55:32 PM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag (The hotter the TEA, the stronger......and I'm boiling!)
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To: Jumpmaster

It’s just like getting rid of Herpes!


33 posted on 08/04/2012 4:01:54 PM PDT by outofsalt ("If History teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything")
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To: FReepaholic

C:\ format C:

Only if you want to erase your hard drive for information contained on Facebook’ s hard drives


34 posted on 08/04/2012 4:12:18 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: Jumpmaster

http://www.groovypost.com/howto/security/permanently-delete-your-facebook-profile-account/


35 posted on 08/04/2012 4:18:39 PM PDT by antisocial (Texas SCV - Deo Vindice)
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To: Jumpmaster

Find out which of the 5 thousand servers your information is on. Break into the building and smash that server. While your at it, smash a few hundred more.


36 posted on 08/04/2012 4:23:31 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (If Obama was any more thin skinned, he'd have a receptacle end: Dennis Miller)
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To: Jumpmaster

How did you figure out how to post here?


37 posted on 08/04/2012 4:23:57 PM PDT by Wagonboy (STOP GLOBAL WHINING!)
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To: Jumpmaster

38 posted on 08/04/2012 4:35:21 PM PDT by Lazamataz (I hate the Universe, and it hates me.)
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To: ThePatriotsFlag

Mine doesn’t. The phony data might still exist on their phony-baloney books (83 million ghost users), but the account I deleted 3yrs ago is publicly gone. Former name/password get zero result, except an offer to “sign-up for an account”.


39 posted on 08/04/2012 4:47:57 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie and stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Jumpmaster

Delete all your pics, delete all your posts, then change your FB name. Start putting up fake posts, fake pics, fake locations to muddy the water and leave the account up.

When you change your FB name, be creative... Something like
Ben Dover, Mike Hawk, Mike Hunt, York Hunt, Hugh G. Rection...


40 posted on 08/04/2012 5:01:39 PM PDT by Bon mots ("When seconds count, the police are just minutes away...")
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To: carriage_hill

I got rid of it 3 years ago... Just this week it sent me an email that “friends” were waiting to hear from me. :-)


41 posted on 08/04/2012 5:47:00 PM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag (The hotter the TEA, the stronger......and I'm boiling!)
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To: ThePatriotsFlag

Yikes. I haven’t heard a thing from FarceButt since I canceled and bailed. I must have gotten out just “under the radar”.


42 posted on 08/04/2012 6:15:51 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie and stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Bon mots

Phil McCavity? (Ben Dover’s “spouse”.)


43 posted on 08/04/2012 7:39:37 PM PDT by Vide
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To: Logical me

Bookmarked for later use...!


44 posted on 08/04/2012 7:43:20 PM PDT by Las Vegas Dave (".....All 57 states must stand together and defeat usurper O-bozo!.....")
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To: Vide

Michael FitzPatrick and Patrick FitzMichael -


45 posted on 08/04/2012 8:02:12 PM PDT by LachlanMinnesota
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To: umgud
Post 'Mark Zuckerberg is a fag.' on your wall every day, until you get banned?
46 posted on 08/04/2012 8:25:52 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: RandallFlagg

“I use Facebook exclusively to allow me to be able to log onto local news sites and comment on their anti-conservative/anti-gun bias.

And I get a lot of people, “Liking,” my commentary.

It’s the only thing I use it for.”

ditto.


47 posted on 08/04/2012 10:47:45 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Jumpmaster

The really strange thing is why would any one want to join FB?


48 posted on 08/04/2012 11:01:47 PM PDT by ezoeni
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To: Jumpmaster

bookBUMP


49 posted on 08/04/2012 11:19:29 PM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (Nothing so vexes me as a Democrat above ground. Enforce the Bill of Rights.)
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To: S.O.S121.500

I never heard of FB until 1/09 when I joined the local TEA party and they urged me to get connected.

100% of the stuff I see on FB is from them.


50 posted on 08/04/2012 11:34:00 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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