You don’t have to say goodbye to your friends in order to keep the good parts of Facebook and avoid the constant distraction. Here’s a step-by-step guide to leaving Facebook without deleting your online social life.
Except for the hold-outs, the fundamentally opposed, and those without Internet access, almost everybody can be found on Facebook today–including you. And once you’re signed up, it’s hard to everbreak up, because now you’ve got private messages, event invitations, endless new baby photos, and life-changing announcements from your closest friends all landing in that big blue inbox. It can seem downright impossible to leave, even when your Facebook relationship becomes unhealthy.
Luckily, you don’t have to say goodbye to your Facebook friends–or front a newer version of the “I don’t even own a TV” line–in order to keep the good parts of Facebook while avoiding the constant distraction.