The computer engineers behind websites that aggregate of data might be good humans, but the robots running the machine might not just as merciful. Which means compromising information about your bank accounts, social media profile, Amazon purchases preferences and Google Maps visits could be detrimental to your security. You might not be one of the few people who learned internet security the hard way, but you’ve seen The Net and you know you can be a victim of identity theft. The added stress of maintaining so many social bookmark accouts, music streaming sites, Pinterest profiles and The Fancy selections could just be so much for getting the relaxed, unfussy kind of lifestyle you want to get after reading the life of the luddites and buddhists. All these factors can contribute to the stress of maintaining your online reputation. If all these tasks seem too much for you to handle, you might want to get rid of your online persona completely.
This infographic is a guide on how to disappear online and leave behind all your bad decisions translated to Facebook posts. Structured in 9 steps, the guide features tips on how to prevent yourself from getting intrusive and annoying ads in the future should you decide to start a new online identity from scratch. Protection like using incognito mode and clearing your history every time you use a computer that isn’t safe for you are just some of the tips shown in this infographic. It’s good to know there exists some guide like this that can help you get through a distressing period of handling an identity you don’t want to keep.