Deactivating My Facebook and Instagram Accounts

Social Media • Ryder Cragie • 22nd August 2022


I have left Facebook and Instagram and I am not coming back.

Why have you left?

Why do you prefer Twitter?

What about your Facebook Groups and Pages?

Well, it's pretty simple — they have been given new owners. I no longer have anything to do with them or the corresponding website and domain.

Will you keep your account deactivated, or will you eventually delete it?

I will keep it deactivated, as opposed to deleting it, in case I need to log back in to retrieve photos, get information from past posts, or review an important post I may have heard about elsewhere. I also have some other Facebook pages, including Camp Fox and Oak Camp which will need to remain maintained.

Will you continue to manage your other Instagram accounts?

Yes. I have many other Instagram accounts, including Camp Fox, Bell Tent Camping and Oak Camp which will need to remain maintained. Although I don't use them much, I do like to know I've got access in case I ever need to update something or post an update.

Will you continue to use Messenger?

Yes. I use Messenger to communicate with almost everyone, and it is a very good platform in my opinion. While Twitter has direct messaging capabilities, it isn't very good for quite a few reasons:


Hopefully this article clarifies the reasoning for why I left the Facebook and Instagram platforms. If you have any further questions, please feel free to email me and I'll get back to you as soon as possible. Thanks for reading!