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These People Want To Help You Quit Facebook For 99 Days

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 07.18.2014 | Technology

Want to quit Facebook but don't have the willpower? Maybe very publicly announcing you are signing off for a couple months will do the trick. To he...

I Quit Social Media For 30 Days... Now What?

Jordan K. Turgeon | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Jordan K. Turgeon

Would I be checking because I genuinely wanted to see all those pictures and status updates? Or would I be checking out of some strange obligation now that it was "allowed" again? I hadn't missed social media during my time away, so why go back?

I Quit Social Media (And I Don't Miss It Yet)

Jordan K. Turgeon | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jordan K. Turgeon

The disappointment I felt at the thought of surrendering before I'd even started my resolution was, thankfully, more powerful than the need to check my Facebook feed. Instead, I read a magazine.

Why People Kill Off Their Facebook Selves

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.20.2013 | Technology

Along with composting and biking, pledging to quit Facebook has become the hip new lifestyle promise to make over chit-chat at cocktail parties. But w...

Prominent Writers Call Out Facebook As It Deals With Teenager Problem

Craig Kanalley | Posted 04.30.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

The timing could not have been worse. Two prominent writers have very publicly announced they're quitting Facebook, back-to-back, as the social network itself is embattled in a struggle to convince its youngest users Facebook is still "cool."

Why We Quit Facebook: The New Tell-All

Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.12.2012 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

It turns out people leave Facebook the same way they lived Facebook: with lots and lots of sharing. Artist Man Bartlett posted a blog earlier this ...

10 New Reasons You Should Quit Facebook

The Stir | Posted 05.15.2012 | Technology
The Stir

If you're anything like me, you've uttered the words, "I'm thinking of quitting Facebook" at some point in the last few years. Or, at the very least, you've thought them. But, again, if you're like me, you just can't find the balls to do it.

Friend Me, Please

Colin Barnicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Colin Barnicle

"Friend me," she said. "I thought we just did," I replied before she awkwardly smiled and walked away and when I say "walk away" I mean turned and talked to the next guy at the bar, who without a doubt, is on Facebook.

Why Facebook Users Are Considering Leaving (CHART)

mashable.com | About 18 Hours Ago Brenna Ehrlich 34 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Last week we asked you, our readers, to tell us why you're planning on leaving Facebook (if you actually are, that is). Well, more than 5,000 votes la...

Why Noise Around How Social Networks Manage Our Privacy Matters

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

If you say nothing about social networks making unilateral decisions about your privacy, you give the courts a green light to read that society has a laissez faire attitude towards privacy online.

Delete Your Facebook Account: 'Quit Facebook Day' Wants Users To Leave

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

As controversy swells around Facebook's latest changes to its privacy policy--which is now longer than the Constitution and offers some 50 settings an...