How to back up your social media profile data?

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It is inevitable that users back up their data if the websites go dark. Here is a detailed description on how uses can backup social media data on a regular basis. The article talks about some of the common tools and methods with which users can backup data in different social media channels like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.


Backing up user’s Twitter Account

  • Backupify is one of the best tools that can be used to back up a user’s Twitter account


How to back up your social media profile data?


  • The service is available for free for the users who just have to back up a maximum of three social media accounts

  • Additional accounts as well as Google Apps can be added by means of a minimal subscription fees

  • The service is capable of getting the information regarding the Timeline

  • It is also possible for the service to capture the tweets, followers, friends as well as mentions in Twitter

  • The service is quite user-friendly since it will just take the user a quick sign-up as well as a few mouse clicks


Backing up Facebook account

  • Go to General Account Settings

  • Users will then have to select the option to download a copy of data in Facebook profile

  • Go to the next Page



  • Then click on the ‘Start My Archive’ tab that is represented in Green color

  • Facebook will send an e-mail to the address that represents the user’s account notifications

  • The e-mail will be comprised of the posts, photos as well as videos etc


How to backup LinkedIn data

  • Log in to

  • Go to the tab that denotes ‘Profile’

  • Users will then have to click ‘View Profile’

  • Navigate towards the bottom of the profile page, users will have to click on the tab that represents ‘PDF’

  • Users will then have to choose the location in the user’s computer



  • Then users will have to go back to the main page

  • In the navigation bar, click on ‘Contacts’

  • In contacts, users will have to select ‘Connections’

  • Then the users will have to select the Export Connections link

  • Users will now be encountered by a pop-up window which is the ‘Save As’ window and the users will then have to click on the specified file format that you wish to save the file

  • Select the destination on the user’s Hard Drive and finally click Enter

  • Backing up of the LinkedIn account has been successfully done


This is how users can back up their social media profile data.

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