Category Archives: privacy

Update: Leaving Facebook, 1 week in

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I’ve been off Facebook about 10 days. 4 more days and my account will be permanently deleted. Unfortunately, they will keep my data. The SaaS applications we support at Spanning will tell you: you own your data. When you leave, … Continue reading

Leaving Facebook – the process

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Deleting my account: I had to pick all the pics that included a cat. The cancel button was the one highlighted.¬†… Then they told me I could log back in within 14 days and we’d be all good.   But … Continue reading

Bye Facebook

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Back in the 90s, I bought my first computer so I could do my EET work at home instead of dealing with finding a babysitter for the kids and drive half an hour to work on those busted old breadboards. … Continue reading

Leaving Facebook is harder than you think

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My new years eve party was awesome. After recovering (from cooking and hosting – forgot how much work that was!), it’s now time to finalize moving from Facebook. The new year’s eve party was the last one I¬†organized on Facebook. … Continue reading

How many apps are connected to your Facebook account?

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I have 306. I found it by digging into Facebook’s explanation of what information they collect on all of us. If you want to see how many apps are connected to your Facebook account, the direct link is here. Three … Continue reading

Leaving Facebook

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I’m leaving Facebook. I’ve been wanting to for a while, but the passage of CISA – the Cyberspace Information Sharing Act of 2015 – has finally pushed me into action. Why am I freaking out over CISA? Many of my … Continue reading