\ 5 Ways To Help Manage Your Online Presence

5 Ways To Help Manage Your Online Presence

Have you ever worried about your online privacy?

Worried About The Latest Data Breach

What about the of the data you have entered on the various website locations you frequent?  How about your bank, or maybe some software you purchased from one of the major online sources?  Check out these tools that can help you manage your presence online before it’s too late.

Information Superhighway

  1. Have I Been Pawned (https://haveibeenpwned.com/) can help you determine if your data has been compromised in any of the latest data breaches in the news.  Check your user names & email addresses today!
  2. Mail Drop (http://maildrop.cc/) allows you to create a one-time address for your online deals and promotions.  These mail boxes will self-destruct if untouched for 24 hours.  Check it out next time you need to enter a to further access something online.
  3. Just Delete Me (http://justdelete.me/) can help you cancel accounts on sites you no longer use.  They’ll help you shut down those pesky old accounts you no longer need.  Check out the almost endless list of sites they have included in this service.
  4. Privnote (https://privnote.com/) can help you send a private note with a unique URL should you not want to leave a paper trail for your correspondence.  Check it out next time you need to be 007!
  5. Should I Remove It? (http://www.shouldiremoveit.com/) This one’s my favorite! I install different apps and programs on my laptop all the time during the course of research. Sometimes I forget to go delete them, sometimes I need to know if it’s adware, junkware or other unwanted programs residing in the background.  They can help you determine… should you remove it!  To free up some space on your hard drive today, check it out!

Added Bonus!

Here’s an added bonus, Dead Man’s Switch (https://www.deadmansswitch.net/) will send one final email in your name.  As long as you keep checking in, the email will remain in que and not be sent.  Once you pass the reminders and check in time voila the email is sent.  Use cautiously in case of your demise or if you decide to leave the information superhighway for good.

There’s nothing wrong with having a high profile on the web, but too much of a good thing can lead to plenty of bad things. These tools can help you get stuff done without revealing too much to hackers, marketers, and other assorted snoops.

Curated from  5 Great Free Apps For Minimizing Your Online Presence | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

 

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