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How to permantly delete information of an old yahoo! username

The issues are that I changed my username but the information from that old username still appears when I search for it on the internet despite me changing it. I checked the internet to test if it worked but it did not. I don't want any information regarding my old username available to the internet.

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Ever heard the phrase " the internet is forever"? well this is where it comes into play, there are many websites and search engines that link to each other, that being the case one site or engine will have obtained certain information from where the information was hosted (yahoo any information you make public), after obtaining this information the site or engine will then create it own instance of the information, this allows easy access to the information vs having to navigate to the location of the information, without rambling there is no way of telling who might have an instance of the information and how they may share it, even tho links to the information no longer exist. If you can still access the yahoo account then contact them to ensure its closed and ask how long it would take to pull information related to your account, furthermore closing an account does not ensure sub-service has been disabled or deleted, you can attempt to google for the information, once you find the several links to the information contact the company or site owners and ask that the information is removed, but just so you know there is no safe or sure way to remove information from the internet, it's forever--Good Luck.

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