How to Remove Facebook Data from Mac

Shaken by the recent Facebook data-selling row? You should remove Facebook data from your Mac so that your personal information is no longer exploited without your approval. Head over to this quick guide to help you get rid of the entire data with ease!

In the wake of the unprecedented Facebook data-selling row, most users have gone on a cleanup drive to ensure their personal data is no longer used without their consent. And, I’m no exception to this hailstorm! For more convenience, I had logged in to several social media accounts on my Mac to easily post photos, videos and also enable third-party app access. Having been concerned about the security of my private data, I have decided to completely remove Facebook data from the Mac.

Are you on the same page? You might want also want to altogether shut the door before it gets too late!

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How to Delete Facebook Data on your Mac

Step #1. Launch System Preferences on your Mac.

Click on System Preferences on Mac

Step #2. Select Internet Accounts.

Click on Internet Accounts in Mac System Preferences

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Step #3. Now, select Facebook in the left-hand sidebar.

Step #4. Next, click the minus symbol at the bottom left corner.

Click on Facebook in Internet Account Settings in Mac System Preferences

Now, you will get a warning that says, “Removing from all computers using iCloud Keychain will remove it from this Mac, “MacBook Pro”, “iGeeksBlog’s iMac”, and more.” Click on Remove from All.

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Remove Facebook Data from Mac

Step #5. Next up, you will get a message saying, “If you don’t keep a copy, Facebook contacts will be removed from this Mac but will still be available from Facebook.” You can choose to Keep Contacts or Delete from Your Mac. Select any of the two options as per your need. In this tutorial, I’m going to choose Delete from Your Mac to clean up the entire data.

Delete Facebook Data from Mac

That’s done!

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Wrapping up

For those unfamiliar, Apple has eliminated the option to log in to third-party apps at the system level with the introduction of iOS 11. Here I’m expecting the same treatment for macOS.

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Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.

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