Archiving Facebook

Given the proliferation of individuals and groups using Facebook for communications, outreach and social networking the Archives has drafted the following instructions for archiving Facebook pages in the Stanford University Archives.

  1. Log in to Facebook

  2. Click on Settings in the menu bar

     Facebook menu bar

  3. Click on Settings

     Facebook settings
  4. Under Account Settings click on Download a copy
     Facebook download archive
  5. Click on Start My Archive
     Facebook start my archive
  6. Click Start My Archive

     Facebook start my archive

  7. Click Okay

     Facebook archive requested

  8. Click on link in email

  9. Click on Download Archive
     Facebook download archive
  10. Enter your Facebook password.

  11. Share the .zip file with us ( via Box or Drive.