Privacy Tips

How to Delete MySpace Account

April 11, 2023
Everyone had a MySpace account a decade or so ago, and many users never deleted their old accounts when they left.  But if your account was set to “public,” your information (pictures, connections, etc.) is still findable.  With c…

How to Make Your Phone Number Unsearchable on Facebook

April 11, 2023
If you’ve ever given your phone number to Facebook, anyone can find your profile by running a Facebook search on that number. And we mean anyone with a Facebook account—not just your friends.  Security researchers have demonstrated that i…

9 Steps to Secure Your Facebook Privacy Settings

April 11, 2023
You need to change your Facebook privacy settings. The reason why is simple. From injecting users’ purchases on third-party sites into the News Feed to the Cambridge Analytica incident and its facial recognition system, Facebook has had its f…

Discover Online Privacy Protection Service: An Entry-Level Data Broker Removal Tool

January 13, 2023
In late 2022, financial services company Discover introduced “Online Privacy Protection,” a new tool that removes Discover customers’ personal data from 10 select people search websites.  People search sites, also known as people finder sites …

10 Great Tips to Reboot Your Privacy Online

October 3, 2022
For Cyber Security Awareness Month we’re offering some great tips on how to reboot your privacy online. Online Purchases Stop using your real email and phone online; most browsers now have “hide my email” functionality built in.Use Apple…

How to Remove Your Phone Number From the Internet

June 27, 2022
Ever wondered how telemarketers get your phone number? Well, chances are, they found it online. Unfortunately, they’re not the only ones who can find it.  In fact, it’s likely your phone number has been bought and sold at least once along…

What You Need to Know About Google’s New Search Removal Policy

May 23, 2022
Google’s new search removal policy makes it possible to remove more of your information from their search results. The April 2022 change of their search removal policy is a rare bit of good news for privacy advocates. Before this change, you c…

Introducing the New DeleteMe Dashboard with Custom Removal and Deletion Requests

May 3, 2022
We are very excited and proud to announce the brand new DeleteMe dashboard and user experience complete with some awesome new features that we’ve been working on for quite some time! Over the past few months, we’ve been redesigning the overall…

Election Privacy Lessons Revealed By Abine’s “What’s My Vote Worth” Calculator

April 22, 2022
Last week, we announced the release of our “What’s My Vote Worth” calculator, with which individuals can enter anonymous information about themselves – like party affiliation, age, ethnicity, and voting history – to get a projected estimate of how…

How to remove personal information from internet

March 28, 2022
Have you just found that your personal information is available somewhere online you don’t want it to be? You’re not alone.  Today an alarming amount of personal information can be found online of virtually any US citizen. Even if you’…

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