Contact Us
Make My Homepage

How To Erase Yourself From the Internet

Computer Hackers
Sean Gallup, Getty Images

Are you trying to remove yourself completely from all forms of social media? Maybe you’re tired of being sent e-mail after e-mail from a retailer you bought from once? A new website has made the task of removing your footprint from certain parts of the internet a lot easier. It’s called

According to Samantha Murphy-Kelly of Mashable,

Created by U.K.-based developer Robb Lewis, is a directory of urls that highlights links to pages you may want to remove yourself from, so you don’t have to jump through hoops to do so. This includes sites like Facebook, Foursquare, Dropbox and Feedly. will let you know before you click anything the difficulty level of which database you are trying to remove yourself from. For example, the website claims that removing yourself completely from the music service, Grooveshark is easy, but Skype is much harder. Some websites like Wikipedia and Starbucks are actually impossible to “delete yourself” from.

Will you utilize to make your internet experience better? Take our poll and share your thoughts in the comment section below.

Best of NJ101.5

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for New Jersey Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.