On the other hand, Facebook is ramping up efforts to clarify privacy controls and help users find exactly what information Facebook knows about them. The magazine Vanity Fair, which I love but don't subscribe to, has the goods on me, along with Dollar Rent a Car and Uber, which I do use. Clearly, it has to retain my posts and pics, and I know it uses some techniques to decide which ads it'll show. And I maintain a that warns if a dangerous link gets past my radar. At the very, very end is a short section that might be useful to some. When you click through to the individual photos, you don't see the dates, unless the photo itself has comments.
A dialog box appears asking you to re-enter the password for your Facebook account. Every Photo, Awkwardly Clicking Photos gets you a similar list, a timeline of every photo or album you ever posted. You also agree to our. Scroll down and tap Settings, then tap Activity Log from the options that pop up. You do have to go through several steps, which are in place to prevent someone else from stealing your archive.
Next up is a list of Recognized Machines, including entries for two iPads and two iPhones. I keep my profile private except to friends. But if you want to check just when a certain event happened, an event you posted on Facebook, you can easily search the page for details. At least, they say it's everything… Well, it's fairly easy. You may send Facebook a directly.
The one slightly interesting entry accurately reported the date and time of the last password change. My data was organized into four folders: html, messages, photos and videos. I also learned that Kate Spade New York and MetLife have me on their advertiser lists. I hadn't actively deleted our Messenger conversations. All those conversations show up when you click Messages. Where it gets weird is in the phone numbers — why does Facebook have them? As someone who's in both groups, I'm an oddity.
Events and Pokes I'm sure you've received invitations to plenty of events via Facebook. So easy, in fact, that it's worth doing even if you aren't planning on deleting your Facebook account just to see what information Facebook has collected about you. But apparently I didn't try hard enough. My Whole Timeline at a Glance At first, I was unimpressed with the page reached by clicking Timeline. Here you can try and play havoc with Facebook's algorithm by deleting as many of the assumptions that Facebook has come up with.
Having all of this info in one place, in your possession, is one thing. It also explained a new section called Access Your Information, a more user-friendly interface for finding, downloading and deleting personal Facebook data. Those quizzes that offer to scan your Facebook data and give you a result? But to get those features, Facebook kept: — Location info of all my contacts. I'm followed around everywhere I surf with ads for cameras and guitars because Facebook knows I love them, but, hey, if I want to buy a camera, I know where to go. It also lists: Sent Friend Requests, Received Friend Requests, Declined Friend Requests, and Removed Friends. All this can be used to change your decision about anything.
Family connections are a big part of what keeps me on Facebook. Any post that went along with the photo doesn't appear, nor is there any indication of a date, unless in the comments. So the problem is not just with Facebook alone, but its also our ignorance where we agree to anything to get all the attention we can have on social media, and we are not paying the price. Include the date for any photo. Checking on names where I know I have a Messenger history, I found that indeed it lists every exchange, back to the very first.
In my archive, there is a list of almost 200 names and name-groups, in no discernible order. By giving your consent below, you are agreeing to the use of that data. If you've been on Facebook for many years, expect the link to take a while. This is simply a list of ads and sponsored posts you've clicked on recently. The friends file was interesting because is showed not only the full list of my Facebook friends but also the date I befriended each. Facebook reports a raft of to me pointless information.
I don't see any need to delete my Facebook account. He was present at the formation of the Association of Shareware Professionals, and served on its board of directors. See our and to learn more about the use of data and your rights. This gives them a clear idea which phone you had been using, your location, and so on. Meanwhile, it will roll back some of the ad-targeting tools that have long been available to data brokers. And you are the supplier of said data and said power.
You'll be returned to the Download Your Information screen on the Facebook website. It is best to upgrade your browser to the latest version and install any available updates, as updates often contain solutions to slow or unresponsive browsing problems. I know a lot of people in the security industry, and I know a lot of people who enjoy Facebook. Presuming you're keeping Facebook, I strongly advise that you bite the bullet and. If not, click General at the top of the left-hand column. I was notified of my request at 6:03pm, and I waited until 9.