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Facebook is improving the tool to move its data to other services – IT Pro – News

Facebook is giving Transfer Your Information an update and new features. For example, the tool allows users to transfer their Facebook photos to another service. The tool can now also sync with Photobucket and Google Calendar.

According to Facebook, Your information transfer tool It was rebuilt from the ground up and is now simpler and more intuitive. The tool can be used by people who want to leave Facebook but move their content to other services first.

New is the ability to export Facebook events and from now on links can be created using Photobucket and Google Calendar. It was already possible to link to other services, such as Dropbox, Backblaze, WordPress, Google Docs and Google Photos.

According to Facebook, the new tool is more transparent about the status of data transfer. It should also be easier to try to transfer again if it doesn’t work at first. It is now also possible to perform multiple data transfers to a single destination and filters have been added that allow users to more precisely select the data they wish to transfer.

The tool is an alternative to downloading your private data from Facebook yourself. For example, to transfer photos to Photobucket, users must create an account link between Facebook and this service.

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