Once again time for some further clarification regarding the deletion process. 

Based on many success-stories, I know for a fact that it works. The crucial step is to not use your Facebook account for 14 days after you've requested deletion. Only the slightest interaction with Facebook and the deletion is cancelled!

So, I've updated the information regarding this, which now reads:

Your account will be deactivated for two weeks, and if you DO NOT USE FACEBOOK IN ANY WAY during that period, your account is permanently deleted. 

I REPEAT: Your profile isn't deleted right away! You must NOT log in to, or interact in any other way with Facebook for at least two weeks, as it will cancel the deletion request. That includes NOT logging in to Facebook using any client (like the iPhone app or IM:s like Pidgin), NOT clicking embedded Like-buttons on other websites, NOT logging in to other services using Facebook Connect (like Digg) etc etc. 

Hey, while your're at it, delete all your browsing/forms history and cookies as well, to minimize the risk of accidentally using your account! 

If you want out - stay out, mmmkay? ;)


Updated ways of contacting Facebook (only by email now).

Tried to clear things up a bit regarding the deletion process. You can't imagine how many mails I get saying that the deletion doesn't work. 99 % of the time people are just too eager to check if it actually worked, logging in to their deactivated account, hence canceling the deletion request.

If you want out - stay out! ;)


Instructions updated (thanks for the info Jay)!


Since the same questions from bewildered members keep reappearing in my inbox and on the group wall, I've tried to clarify things a bit in the description. Regrettably, I don't always have time to answer you individually...

...should I perhaps interpret it as a positive sign of my real life outside Facebook? ;)


Passed 20,000 members. Figured it was worth a note and a most humble hooray!


Cleaned up the start page a bit. The most relevant info should be easier to find now. 

I you miss anything particular, head over to the discussion board where everything is archived.


Long time, no see! :)

It's been a while since the last news post as I haven't found a need for updates. However, I do get personal messages once in while from people worrying what happens to the data they have entered on Facebook.

I have written some personal reflections on this matter under "Read the fine print" in the discussion board.

Please feel free to ventilate your own views!