Facebook is one of the largest social networking websites on the Internet, with more than 600 million users worldwide, according to a January 2011 report by Goldman Sachs.
Notify your Facebook friends that you are quitting Facebook and deleting your profile.
Give your friends time to establish other methods of contacting you, such as email or instant messaging. Download and save any Facebook data or information that you wish to keep.
Click “Account” in the top right-hand corner of your Facebook page.
Click “Account Settings.” Select the “Settings” tab.” Scroll down and click “Deactivate.” Answer the questions in the dialog box that appears regarding why you want to quit Facebook.
Click “Confirm” to deactivate your Facebook profile and quit Facebook.