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vicutoru 520 days ago | link | parent

a software that help us to download all our pictures,data,comments,etc. from facebook, so we can have it for us, and then be able to delete our accounts from that evil web...


JonnieCache 520 days ago | link

They already kindof let you do that, the thing I can't find any simple way to do is download all of my friends photo albums that I'm tagged in somewhere. I don't really take photos, so most of my precious memories are in other people's photo collections. If someone makes that I may well even give them money.

It shouldn't be too hard, just a few graph API queries and a loop to call curl, but I've never got around to it.

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tmarthal 520 days ago | link

Since IFTTT (http://ifttt.com) uses the Facebook push notifications, you can actually auto-save pictures that your friends have tagged you in fairly easily. Granted, this is not for historic purposes, but will work from when you turn the recipe on.

https://ifttt.com/recipes/1717 is the original recipe that most people have modified that saves any pictured you're tagged in to Dropbox. I'm sure that it can be modified to upload all the pictures in the album (which you have access to).

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rebyn 520 days ago | link

They already let you do that.

1. Download data: http://www.facebook.com/help/131112897028467/ 2. Delete account: http://www.facebook.com/help/224562897555674

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payload 520 days ago | link

I want to extend this a bit

* scrape your facebook data and most importantly the references to other accounts

* make accessing facebook available through your own software

* when you post something, it should appear on facebook but also directly into the very own self hosted version of your data

Why?

Use facebook but be ready to leave or parallely use one of the many Free Software wanna be social networks.

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