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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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Social Media 🤳🏼

Opt out of creepy social media suggestions

Platforms like Facebook and Instagram are constantly tracking you and suggesting people for you to add. So, how do you stop these creepy “recommended” pages on social media? Most of us have been active on the internet for years. Maybe even decades! And while we all enjoy the information, entertainment, and convenience it provides, the […]

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Behind the Data 🔍 Digital Hygiene 🧼

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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Privacy 101 🧠

How Can You Protect Your Family on the Internet?

Nowadays, it seems more and more difficult to control the flow of your data on the web. Data brokers and hackers are hungry for your personal information. And unfortunately, they’re lurking around every digital corner. So, what can you do to protect yourself and your family while on the internet? We all value our personal […]

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Privacy Tools 🛠

The best secure messaging apps

As communication moves to messaging apps, it’s imperative to know which secure messaging apps incorporate strong features. Messaging apps have become the de facto form of communication for a large chunk of the world. The growth of this field has been exponential and has allowed for a great democratization of communication worldwide. As such, it […]

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Privacy Tools 🛠

The ultimate guide to digital security and privacy tools

It’s time to get proactive about your data privacy by incorporating these digital security and privacy tools into your online life. Digital security and privacy are becoming nearly as important as staying private and secure in the “real” physical world. As the realities of real-life and digital life continue to merge, it’s more important than […]

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Digital Hygiene 🧼

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 […]