How to delete your digital footprint (at least most of it)

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Had another of the online world and want to know how to delete your digital footprint? The internet has become the main showcase for many creatives to get their work seen, and building a strong social media presence can potentially help you reach an audience that would have been impossible in the past. But it's not all so rosy. There are plenty of reasons that you might be concerned about how much data you've shared online.

More and more people are becoming concerned about leaving themselves open to hackers and cyber attacks, while some people are simply tired of how much time they spend online on social media and prefer to be rid of it. Well, in the guide, we'll show just how to delete your digital footprint – or at least most of it.

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.

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