With the recent ramp-up of high-profile hacks – Mat Honan of Wired, Burger King, Jeep – backing up your online life is more imperative than ever.

There are many valid routes to take in choosing what system to use to back up your digital data.

You could export data piecemeal from each service – download your Twitter archive, your Facebook data, use VaultPress for your blog. You could use a service like Backupify, which provides automated cloud backups of your Facebook, Twitter, Google apps and Flickr account.

Or you could check out SocialSafe, a newly revamped digital library service.

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