How To Delete Popular Online Accounts and Keep Your Data


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Deleting online accounts for the most popular services is usually straightforward. Deleting the account also deletes all personal data unless you save your data before you delete the account.

Getting your data from online services isn't as obvious as deleting an account. This article has all the steps you need to get your data from 15 popular online services, whether you're deleting an account or want to have a backup.

The article covers how to retrieve your data from these 15 online services:

  • Blogger
  • Facebook
  • Flickr
  • Foursquare
  • Google+
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • Livejournal
  • Myspace
  • Pinterest
  • Snapchat
  • Tumblr
  • Twitter
  • Whatsapp
  • YouTube

If you want to go straight to deleting an account, the article recommends using a guide from Consumer Reports.

How to Delete Your Online Accounts but Keep Your Data 

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