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Social Media Tips

Deleting Instagram and other social media accounts

Tired of the endless scrolling? Wanting to reduce your digital footprint? Whatever your reason, you can follow these steps to learn how to delete your Instagram account in 2021. The past few years have established Instagram as one of, if not the most, popular platforms on all of social media. The app is a great […]

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Digital Hygiene 🧼

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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Behind the Data 🔍

What are internet cookies? How do internet cookies work?

Cookies are perhaps the most common and widely known form of web tracker. But let’s discuss what internet cookies are exactly. And let’s talk about whether or not you should trust them. By now, nearly all of us have at least heard of cookies. And no, not the fresh-baked chocolate chip ones that your grandma […]

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Behind the Data 🔍

What are web trackers? Which are the most common?

By now you’re probably aware that your activity on the web is being tracked. But what exactly are web trackers? What are the different types of trackers? And most importantly, what can you do to stop them? We all love the internet. We enjoy the information it contains, the entertainment it offers, and the convenience […]

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Digital Hygiene 🧼

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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Privacy 101 🧠

Personal Information Removal vs. Reputation Management

There’s a common misconception that personal information removal and reputation management are one in the same. Let’s take a closer look at what they have in common and what sets them apart. Maintaining your reputation is important. For many of us, maintaining our reputation online is nearly as important as maintaining it with those we […]

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Privacy 101 🧠

What is COPPA?

COPPA or the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule is designed to protect your kids while they use the internet. But what exactly is COPPA and how does it work? The internet can be a dangerous place. Especially for our children. And as the world becomes more and more digital, it’s even more important to protect […]