Your Private data which includes messages, Deleted friends, Political and religious views, mention it – everything you have done on Facebook are all there
In light of the recent Facebook scandal, a most people have been having a lot of rethink about their Facebook accounts.
Over the weekend, Mark Zuckerberg took out series of full-page newspaper ads to apologise over his role in the data leak scandal involving Cambridge Analytica.
Have you been imagining the kind of your information exactly the social media platform actually has? Don’t bother to much, there is a very easy way to find out, and to get it all in one place.
How To download all of Your information On Facebook
There are five simple steps to getting the information:
- Log on to Facebook
- Go to Settings
- Scroll to the bottom of General Account Settings, and click on “Download a copy of your Facebook data”
- Type in your personal e-mail address when prompted
- Once the data has been collected, you’ll be asked to put in your password
And from there, it is all there for you to read.
The full list of downloadable information is actually quite staggering, especially if you have been a member of Facebook for a number of years.
Just a small sample of available items to wade through include all of your private messages, all blocked/removed/deleted friends, all political and/or religious views, full information on all of your active sessions (where, when, and on what device), credit card details (if you have purchased anything via Facebook), phone numbers, Facial Recognition Data and IP address information.