Are you part of the tinfoil hat brigade? Do you find that more often than not you are shocked by the amount of information that pops up when you Google your name? Did our five tips for increasing your online privacy, even for the most paranoid at heart, not go far enough for you? Would you like to know how to get rid of your online identity entirely?

Well then fear not intrepid htxt.africa reader, here is a handy infographic from the good folks at Who Is Hosting This. It provides a nine step guide to walk you through everything from deleting your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn accounts to destroying the search engine results for your name.

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David is a technology enthusiast with an insatiable thirst for information. He tends to get excited over new hardware and will often be the one in the room going "Its got 17 cores, 64GB of RAM and a 5" 4K flexible OLED display, oh it makes phone calls too?" Currently uses: Too many phones. Wants: World peace... and more phones.