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How do I delete my Facebook account?

I don't trust Facebook's new privacy settings and have decided to delete my account, but I can't find the kill switch. Does anyone know how I can delete my Facebook account?
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5answers
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What happens to your Facebook account when you die?

If a Facebook user dies, what happens to their Facebook account? Is it deleted after a certain period? Should their friends or relatives inform Facebook that they are dead?
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1answer
27k views

How do I leave Google+?

I joined up with Google+ and am finding it's not to my tastes and I don't find it useful. How the heck do I leave Google Plus? I cannot find an opt-out link for the life of me. It bothers me that I ...
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2answers
258 views

Can I have Gmail notify me when it is unable to retrieve mail from my other accounts?

Is there a way to get Gmail to notify me when it is unable to retrieve mail from my other accounts? I have Gmail checking several accounts (under Settings → Accounts & Import), but on ...
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6answers
9k views

How can I delete my Twitter account?

I've decided I don't want to use Twitter any more - how can I delete my account?
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3answers
6k views

Is there any way to claim an abandoned Twitter name?

I've been in the process of trying to switch over my username on various online services to a common name. I've been fortunate to get most of the ones I want (GMail, Facebook) but one that has eluded ...
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5answers
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How can I fully and immediately unsubscribe from Facebook?

I know that there's a way to suspend the Facebook account and it should be removed after 2 weeks. However I would like to immediately and definitively remove my account, so that in their servers ...
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3answers
1k views

How do I change or update the email address used in Trello?

Where do you go in Trello to update or change your email address? The Account section only shows you this part in the avatar section: We're using eightballs@example.com. It may take time for ...
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3answers
13k views

Transfer ownership of Google Analytics accounts?

I have two Google Analytics accounts that were created under my Google ID while I was with a former employer. Is there a way to transfer ownership of those accounts? If I can't just give those ...
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2answers
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How do I disable a Facebook account without deleting it?

Let’s say I want to disappear from Facebook without completely deleting the account (in case I want to keep my contacts, for example, or the content I have uploaded to the service). What steps should ...
10
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1answer
4k views

Logging into a deceased relative's Facebook account

How can I gain access to a Facebook account of a deceased family member? Is there a procedure or appropriate channels we must go through via Facebook in order to gain access to the account of a dead ...
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4answers
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What causes the infinite redirect loop when I login to Gmail? How do I fix it?

Of course I can't reproduce it now, however about 20% of the time I try and login to my Gmail account (because my wife logged into her), it get's stuck in an infinite redirect loop. I always end up ...
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2answers
2k views

How do I delete my LinkedIn account?

I haven't found any option to delete my LinkedIn account. Is there a way to do so?
10
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1answer
14k views

How do I unlink my Youtube account from my gmail account?

My Youtube account has been automatically linked to my gmail account, but I want to keep my Youtube account separated to my gmail account. I heard that the feature to unlink account was available, is ...
9
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5answers
64k views

How to merge Tumblr accounts?

I have two blogs in Tumblr, each under its own login name. I'd like to consolidate these two accounts, so that I can manage both blogs from a single account. How would I go about doing that?
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1answer
825 views

How do I delete an unnecessary account in Trello?

I created 2 Trello accounts, both with same email, one by logging in and the second by using Google Apps with same email, how do I ditch one of them? Related: How do I delete my Trello account? ...
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1answer
839 views

How do I delete my Gmail account?

I've got an old GMail account I hardly use and want to delete it. What do I need to do?
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2answers
2k views

Is there a way to switch accounts in Google analytics?

I have several Google accounts. In products like Gmail or Calendar I see my address on the top right corner and when I click on it I can switch to other accounts I'm logged in with. But in Google ...
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1answer
3k views

Send Gmail emails from Facebook address

Is it somehow possible to link Facebook address each username is given to Gmail? Obviously, there is the "Accounts, Send mail as" feature, but that used to return an error ... Final-Recipient: ...
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2answers
307 views

What is the difference between a Google Open Id and a Google Profile?

As far as I can tell, Google offers two separate Open Id's to all those who have a Google Account. The first is accessed with www.google.com/accounts/o8/id and the second is just your Google profile ...
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How do I contact Facebook after being false reported by fake accounts and harassed?

I dont know what to do, my friends and I are being harassed. Also false mass reports from this person's fake accounts are also being directed to us. I have tried reporting her for harassment and then ...
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2answers
4k views

How to change Facebook username?

Do I have to re-register a new Facebook account to change my facebook.com/USERNAME? Or are there any ways to change it?
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1answer
4k views

Reusing a phone number in two (or more) Facebook accounts - Is it allowed?

I have two Facebook accounts for some personal reasons. I have my phone number registered to one of them. I want to register my phone number to also the other one for security reason, but I'm worried ...
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2answers
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How can I recover my GMail account when I remember the password, not the username?

I have a GMail account that I haven't used in ages so I've forgotten the login name I used to sign up with. I've forgotten the recovery e-mail address setup on the account but I can remember my ...
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2answers
540 views

Is it possible to merge two Google+ accounts?

I have managed to get myself two Google+ accounts. I created the first when it was in beta, but used a non Gmail address when signing up (I really can't remember why). I can't add my existing Gmail ...
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1answer
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How do I delete or merge a Facebook account I no longer have email access to?

I set up a Facebook account with a school email address long ago, when only school email addresses were allowed. I graduated and no longer have that email address, nor access to it. I have also ...
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6answers
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How do I Log out of Google Accounts, one at a time?

I volunteer for many organizations, earning me several Google accounts to manage. The Multiple account sign-in feature built into Google is wonderful, except when I click Sign out, its signs out of ...
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3answers
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What should I do if my Gmail account has been taken over by someone else?

I had a gmail account and someone accessed it by changing my password. I am extremely angry about this. I changed my password and they accessed it again and changed it once more. I think she was able ...
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3answers
3k views

How to find out when a user joined Twitter

How can I find out when a user joined Twitter? Is there a way to do this on Twitter, or are there any web services to give me this info?
6
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3answers
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How can I change my Gmail address? [duplicate]

How can my wife explain to gmail that her name changed when we got married? There does not seem to be a way to change my wife’s Gmail’s email address to use my surname. Whatever I try her now ...
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2answers
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Is there a way of disabling Google's password recovery feature?

I have a YouTube channel and it's running under a different Google account to my normal one. I have a secure password with it and alternate e-mail address set up but I thought I'd see how secure the ...
6
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4answers
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How do you change your Microsoft Live global account information, like primary email address?

I've had my .NET Passport -> Windows Live ID for a very long time. Since that time, I've changed my primary email address and would really like to not have to use my email from highschool to still ...
6
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3answers
361 views

Is there any way to get a squatted username back?

When trying to find a unique branding for a product, it's hard to find an online username that's free on all desired sites. Even though the .com might be free, someone (real/fake/inactive person, bot, ...
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2answers
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Facebook opens “Ads Page” instead of regular homepage after login

My cousin who is a regular Facebook user has a problem with his Facebook account. I think he made something wrong which he does not remember and now he can't log in to his Facebook account properly. ...
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1answer
538 views

How can I close my account on Yahoo! Answers?

Is there any straightforward way to do it? I'd also like to keep the original Yahoo! account.
6
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1answer
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How do I delete my Experts Exchange account?

Many years ago, I created a free account with Experts Exchange. It has been very useful over the years. Recently they changed to a different model that required subscriptions, and I was no longer ...
6
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2answers
12k views

Can I merge two of my Facebook accounts into one?

I have 2 accounts on Facebook, can I merge them? My Facebook account was locked due some explicit content(somebody hacked my account). So, I created a new account, but most of my friends are ...
5
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3answers
851 views

What happens to your Twitter account when you die?

What happens to your Twitter account when you die? Is it deleted after a certain period? Should your friends or relatives inform Twitter that you are dead?
5
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3answers
7k views

Getting Youtube and Gmail to work under two different accounts

I swear that I was able to sign into a separate Youtube account (x@mycustom.com) and Gmail (p@gmail.com) yesterday. I know this because I constantly check gmail and youtube (where I never really sign ...
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How to login to Youtube and Gmail separately?

I have an account called address1@gmail.com and I used this account to make a Youtube account years ago (before Google bought Youtube). It got banned for some stupid reason so I made another Youtube ...
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3answers
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Creating a second Gmail account for support and to keep email separate

I want to create a second Gmail account to help contain some of my freelance/side work versus it all going to my main email address. Stories like this ...
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1answer
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Gmail: Default “From” Mailing Address in Compose Mail

My personal Gmail account also sends and receives mail through my work address, same set-up as this guy. When composing a NEW email, the default "From" address is my personal account. Is there any way ...
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I have registered a john.doe@gmail.com account, is doe.john@gmail.com automatically reserved?

I'm an old gmail user from 2004 and I've always been curious about it. Registering john.doe@gmail.com as a new gmail account, is doe.john@gmail automatically reserved? If I try to send a mail to ...
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1answer
4k views

What happens to a Facebook account when it is reported as compromised?

According to Facebook, If you believe your account has been compromised by another person or a virus, please click the "My Account Is Compromised" button below. We'll help you log back into your ...
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2answers
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How can I create a Yahoo account using my existing email address?

Both Microsoft and Google allow you to create an account on their sites using your own email address instead of @live.com or @gmail.com. When you try to create a Yahoo account it allows you to choose ...
5
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2answers
4k views

How do I change the account my Google Voice number is associated with?

When signing up for Google Voice, I accidentally logged in with the wrong Google Account. How can I transfer this number to a different account?
5
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1answer
569 views

Delete an old Facebook account

Two years ago somebody made a fanpage for our company, but that person doesn't work here anymore. We don't have any login or password. We like to see that account be deleted, please.
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1answer
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How to register dead twitter account?

I would like to register a certain twitter account for a project , twitterpage of that account sayes "Sorry, that page doesn’t exist!" when I try to register is I get the username has already been ...
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3answers
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Change Google's notion of primary email address

I've added a gmail address to my Google account and now it is stuck and displayed as primary address: david.black.co.at@gmail.com (Primary email) david@dasz.at Remove Is there a way to ...
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Deleted Facebook account still shows up in search results?

I deleted my Facebook account and after 14 days, I got an e-mail that confirmed my Facebook account was deleted. However, my profile still shows up in Facebook's search results, albeit the account is ...