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Facebook knows all about you: Unrolled thread from @dylanmckaynz

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/03/24

“Downloaded my facebook data as a ZIP file Somehow it has my entire call history with my partner’s mum a historical record of every single co […]” @dylanmckaynz

Full Unrolled thread from @dylanmckaynz [WayBack], the Twitter thread head is below.

The unwrap/unroll was done by ThreadReadApp which I bumped into thanks to Kristian Köhntopp: [WayBack] Discover and Read the Best of Twitter Threads.

My archive was less than 20 megabytes, likely because I hardly used it as it is way too much of a time sink.

You can download yours via the steps at [WayBack] How can I download a copy of my Facebook data? | Facebook Help Center

Basically, logon to Facebook, navigate to, initiate the download to create the archive (requires your credentials again), want for the confirmation, then download the archive, then run the script that Dylan created: [WayBack] A Ruby script for collecting phone record statistics from a Facebook user data dump · GitHub.

Cannot run it yet (Mac OS sierra has a ruby version that is too old).





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