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Leaving Twitter: How to deactivate a Twitter account and archive data

Have you thought about deactivating your Twitter account? No matter if you are sure you want to leave Twitter, want to delete that old Twitter account you never use, or are just curious about your options – including how to archive your data – we have put together a handy explainer to help you make this important decision. more
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How to create a GIF: Five easy step-by-step methods

Ever saw one of those cute little moving photos that just seems to capture the expressions perfectly? Those, my friend, are GIFs and they are so fun to create and use! Whether you’re trying to relate to the grandkids, become a GIF connoisseur, or just want to learn a new skill, we will give you the inside scoop on how to create a GIF for those moments that words alone cannot express. more
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How to deactivate or delete your Facebook account

I don’t know about you, but I know when Facebook first came out, I immediately made an account to take part in the newest internet social phenomenon. I guess one could say I was so excited that I made an account for which I would soon forget the password. Who knew, right? Well, that old profile is still on Facebook, can be found, and I want to delete it. more
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What is an IP address?

Have you ever contacted customer service and, before your request could be handled, asked to provide your IP address? The question sometimes comes up in the context of emailing or cloud storage, but, unlike our email address or phone number, it’s not usually information we have on the tip of our tongues! more
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Search operators: How to refine a search for targeted results

Ever search for something on the internet and get thousands of results that don’t really match what you're looking for? Did you know you can get more accurate results by using “search operators"? These are special words, characters and commands you add to search term(s) to give you more refined and targeted results. more
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Feeling misunderstood? Tone indicators help clarify meaning online

If you are a frequent user of social media platforms, you may have spotted additions to people’s posts in the form of a slash and a letter, like this: /srs. This is called a tone indicator. Like the tone of a person’s voice pitched higher to indicate a question or louder to indicate anger, these markers help clarify the meaning of the words. more
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What is an email domain and how to choose one

An email address always has the same structure: the user name in front of the @ symbol and a domain name behind it. But what is the email domain all about? And what are your options for customizing the email domain to create a unique email address? Keep reading to get the exclusive on email domains! more
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Glossary of email terms you should know

What is a blocklist? What does BCC stand for? And what does two-factor authentication actually mean? A lot of terms get thrown around when we talk about the internet, and sometimes the exact meaning is unclear to users. Never fear – our glossary of email terminology to sheds light on 30 common email terms. more
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How to turn a pop-up blocker off in your web browser

We remember the days when web browsing was interrupted by pop-up ads – those small windows would suddenly appear in the foreground, distracting our attention. Because they can be so annoying, web browsers now automatically block pop-up windows. But blocking all pop-ups can also disable website features you need. more
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How to restore closed tabs and sessions in your web browser

You’re surfing the web, don’t have time to finish picking out the perfect shoes or reading an interesting article – and then you close the  wrong browser tab by mistake and your page is gone.  Or even worse, your entire browser closes with all your open tabs. No worries! did you know most browsers will let you restore your tabs or entire browser session? more
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