How to permanently delete your Facebook account Time for a Facebook detox Credit: DADO RUVIC/ REUTERS Had enough of Facebook? Here’s how to permanently remove your profile from the social network
Facebook can be a great tool for staying in touch with friends and family but, for some people, the constant bombardment of updates, messages, likes, pokes and advertisements can all become a bit overwhelming, not to mention highly addictive. In a study by researchers at the University of Winchester, ten self-confessed Facebook “addicts” were asked to stop using their accounts for four weeks. Many quickly became isolated from friends and family and reported feeling “cut off from the world”.
Time to live in the real world? Or is Facebook the now the real world?Credit: Reuters Questions over user Facebook’s privacy practices – including its dealings with Cambridge Analytica, a data firm… Register or log in to view this and other Technology Intelligence articles. It’s free and easy to do.