Update: Just got my grade back for the assignment: 94%! Super happy considering I procrastinated for weeks and finished it in 10 hours (oops). And thanks for all yall's support with boosts, replies, sharing with friends and family, etc. It means a lot to me that there are so many people passionate about #privacy
@sandeepa awesome to hear, and thanks for reading! Too bad about whatsapp though. For me, it's groupme that all my friends and study groups use
@johanv Great post! I started by "break up" with big tech last summer -- making progress, but still a work in progress. Have you found a reliable way to scrub a Facebook account before deleting? My understanding is that simply deleting the account still keeps any content you may have shared/liked on others' walls and posts still active.
@markparfitt Thanks for reading! I personally have never had a facebook so take this with a grain of salt, but after some searching I found this: https://www.techjunkie.com/delete-all-facebook-posts/ I would recommend doing a "Download a copy of your Facebook data," then delete your data, then do another download to make sure that the posts were deleted. Then you can delete your account
I did a quick read, I'll have to read it in depth. While I've not de-googled everything, and still need to move some mail out of gmail to my tutanota account.
Also, if someone likes to get nerdy / retro, someplace that I recently discovered was SDF.org and their "BBS".
@randynose I tried out sdf.org and it seems interesting. And I think I see u in the "lobby" room :)
@johanv Thank you for this enlightening read.
@johanv That's is really informative. I will share it with my friends.
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