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How to keep your real name and face out of Google's ads

Google just updated its terms of service to allow the company to use your real name, face, and comments in ads. Here's how to slam the brakes on it.

How to stay private now that anyone can find you on Facebook

Facebook is making it easier for people to find you, so it’s about that time again: Check your privacy settings.

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Understand the limits of a virtual computer

Amin Inshassi asked the Desktops forum for details about what can and can't be done with a virtual machine.

Leaving Las Pinterest: How to kill your social media accounts

Have trouble with tweets? Loathe all those likes? Pinned your last pin? Here's how to leave your 'friends' behind.

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How to set up two-factor authentication in Evernote

Even freebie accounts can now benefit from this valuable security feature.

3 essential techniques to protect your online privacy

Two-factor authentication, encrypted remote storage, virtual private networks: These are your weapons in the fight for Internet security. Use them well.

How to report spam and other violations on Twitter

Make the spam tweets stop! It only takes a few clicks.

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How to change your email signature on your smartphone

Nobody likes unwanted marketing. Here's how to get that annoying "sent from my phone" message out of your email signature.

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Actually, you do need to share your passwords

No one stays healthy forever. At some point, your loved ones will need access to all of your accounts. You can make that job easier for them.

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Get link previews right inside Gmail with iFramely for Chrome

The extension embeds content from the likes of Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube so you can view it without having to depart Gmail.

5 Wi-Fi security myths you must abandon now

Save yourself and your friends from these outdated or inaccurate security techniques, and learn the current best practices.

How to deactivate your Pinterest account

You can leave Pinterest any time you like, but you can't leave completely.

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Lockdown: How to secure your PC without going crazy

Digital privacy is within your grasp with this practical beginner's guide to encryption.

What to do if your PC shuts down and automatically reboots

Norman Barrett's PC is "stuck in a boot loop." When he tries to start it, it continually reboots and starts over.

How to avoid common PC building mistakes

Check socket compatibility. Organize the screws and cables. Install this before that. And read the manuals!