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Social media hygiene: How to delete tweets for good in 2021

Unfortunately, much of what you post online doesn’t simply disappear if you delete it. Do you need to clean up your Twitter without deleting it entirely? Here’s how to permanently delete past tweets in 2021! For over a decade, Twitter has been an internet staple. In just a few short years after its launch in […]

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How can you stop Facebook and other sites from tracking you?

Tired of creepy ad suggestions crowding your timeline? Want to protect your privacy and improve your level of online security? Here’s how you can stop Facebook (and everyone else) from tracking you! By now we’ve all heard of how companies track our activity while we browse. Nearly every site you come across while on the […]

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How to remove yourself from spam marketing lists

In recent years, shopping has become one of the most popular activities on the internet. But that trend has also made our inboxes appealing targets for marketing campaigns. So, how do you remove yourself from marketing lists and you take back control of your inbox? Electronic commerce, better known as e-commerce or online shopping, has […]

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Identity Theft: What is it and how to prevent it

Identity theft impacts millions of Americans every year. But what exactly is identity theft and how can you stop it? The internet can be a scary place. And it’s full of digital bad guys. Data hungry corporations, hackers, and scammers all pose a threat to our safety and privacy. And without proper protection, we leave […]

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Remove Yourself From Data Broker Databases

Data brokers scour the internet for your personal information and sell it to the highest bidder. And because of this, they’re a serious threat to the safety of you and your family. So, how can you remove yourself from data broker databases and protect your privacy? Your data privacy is under constant attack while you […]

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The most important online privacy and security tips to stay safe

Staying safe and keeping your data protected is more important than ever. Follow these online privacy and security tips to make sure your privacy remains private. Are you worried about how much of your personal life and private data is out on the internet, vulnerable to hackers and cybercriminals? You aren’t alone. Online privacy and […]

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What is phishing and how to prevent it

Phishing is a form of social engineering that tricks users into sharing their personal information or logins in order to scam them. Have you ever received an unexpected email that looks to be from your bank asking to verify some personal information, but it looked just a tiny bit off? The email probably asked you […]

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BeenVerified opt out: How to remove yourself from this people search engine

Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to opt out of BeenVerified, the people search website and clear your personal information from the internet. BeenVerified sells itself as the “everyday information company” that paints the people search website business as a common good. We aren’t here to argue there aren’t legitimate uses for these sites. But, […]

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SIM swap scam: This is how thieves take control of your phone – and your online accounts

Cybercriminals have a new tool in their kit known as a SIM swap scam that can let them break into some of the most secure accounts that are protected by two-factor authentication. As smartphones get smarter and smarter, they are becoming ever more connected to nearly every aspect of our lives. Most of us have […]

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The top browser fingerprinting checkers to protect your data privacy

Browser fingerprinting is a sneaky practice that allows marketers and data brokers to track you across the internet even if you use a VPN. Much like a human fingerprint, browser fingerprints are a very specific identifier. If you are concerned about privacy, you need to be aware of how browser fingerprinting works, and what you […]