Staying Private Online

How to Lock Down Your LinkedIn Privacy Settings

January 28, 2022
Joining LinkedIn is a good way to gain access to business connections, learn about the business world and network with people you have not yet met. Yes, you can follow your co-workers, but you can also follow scions of industry, influencers, and …

How to Lock Down Your Instagram Privacy Settings

January 28, 2022
Instagram is a great place to see videos and pictures curated by millions of people around the world. You can see everything from vacation pictures to art, family events, and much more. However, you might not want the whole world to see everythin…

How to Lock Down Your Facebook Privacy Settings

January 28, 2022
When you join social media websites, you might not consider the ramifications of these choices. There’s quite a lot of information out there about you, and it can be difficult to know who sees what. You might even feel it is necessary to lock dow…

How to File a Complaint with the Better Business Bureau

February 7, 2019
If a data broker is not complying with its stated opt-out procedure, we recommend filing a complaint with the Better Business Bureau. In this guide, we used MyLife as an example. Just follow the steps below: How to File a Complaint with the Be…

How to Delete Twitter

October 3, 2018
Delete Twitter: What will be deleted? By deleting your Twitter account, you’ll be erasing your profile, photos, posts, videos, and anything else that you’ve personally added to Twitter. You won’t be able to retrieve any of these things. Some i…

How to Delete Instagram

September 26, 2018
Delete Instagram: What will be deleted? By deleting your Instagram account, you’ll be erasing your profile, photos, stories, videos, and anything else that you’ve personally added to Instagram. After you’ve deleted your account, you cannot sig…

How to Delete Facebook

September 21, 2018
Delete Facebook: What will be deleted? By deleting your Facebook account, you’ll be erasing your profile, photos, posts, videos, and anything else that you’ve personally added to Facebook. You won’t be able to retrieve any of these things. Som…

What is Personally Identifiable Information (PII)?

August 29, 2018
Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Personally Identifiable Information, also known as PII, is any information that can be used to identify an individual. This kind of information can be used on its own, or in conjunction with other informa…

How to Push Down Negative Search Results

August 29, 2018
Many people struggle with removing negative content online. Occasionally, the best thing to do is to “bury” negative search results by creating new, positive, content. Note that if you’re looking to disappear from the web, this is not the solut…

What are Data Brokers?

August 29, 2018
Data brokers are corporations that collect huge amounts of personally identifiable information (PII) and package it all together to create ‘profiles’ or ‘listings’ with identifying tags. These tags include things like Social Security numbers,…

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