Ok, it’s put up or shut up time. The death spiral of Facebook scandals has gone too deep and you’ve decided to jump on the #deletefacebook surge and pull the plug. Maybe it was the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Or maybe it’s that Facebook has become this strange mix of 365-day a year endless family Christmas card where you get to see both that your cousin’s kid just did the darndest thing and his parents are closet racists! And there’s a fragmented landscape of other services out there to use instead. Or some mix of all of the above.
Whatever the reason, here’s the no frills, just the facts, seven-step (ahem) guide to deleting your entire Facebook account, not just the app.