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#1 TheSentinel


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Posted 10 March 2012 - 06:15 AM

How to download your Facebook account

By Emil Protalinski | March 9, 2012, 1:30pm PST

Summary: Do you want to download your entire Facebook account? There are two methods to do this. There?s the official way and the unofficial way. You can choose one or the other, or both.

There are many reasons why you may want to download everything you?ve ever posted or shared on Facebook. Maybe you don?t trust Facebook, maybe you want to move to another social network, or maybe you just want to make a backup of everything, just in case. Whatever your motivation, there are two ways to download everything you?ve ever posted or shared on world?s largest social network.

The first is the official way (supported by Facebook) by using the Download Your Information tool. Facebook does the hard work for you, but it requires that you wait a little for the compilation of everything to happen. You?ll need to make a few clicks on Facebook, wait till you get an e-mail telling you your archive is ready, and then download it. Choose this way if you want everything Facebook is willing to give you (note that users have reported this method sometimes doesn?t work because the download generation fails).

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