After the Cambridge Analytica scandal, of which we have all heard or read. where they obtained information of 50 million people through their profiles and friends. Facebook announcement that will make some changes to increase the privacy and so that users can access more easily and manage their profile.
For the moment, in case one wants to download all the data uploaded and shared through the platform, the following steps should be followed
In case you want to unsubscribe your Facebook account, you should make a copy of all the information you shared on the platform.
To do this, simply enter the configuration menu and follow a few simple steps. This can also be done to keep track of all the information stored on the site. Or at least the data that the site says to store on your profile.
The first step is to enter the drop-down menu located on the right margin.
Then go to settings and within the General option, at the foot, click on "Download a copy of your information".
Doing so will open a pop-up window where the user's password is requested.
Then it will download the divided information in several folders: General information, List of friends or contacts, photos, videos and publications. In some cases, this information may not be downloaded at the time but arrives later in the mail.
How to turn off or delete the account
The social network offers two options: temporarily disable the account or delete it definitively.
In the first case, just enter in Settings and select "Manage Account".
Then go to the "Disable your account" option.
To re-enable the profile, simply enter the platform again with the corresponding mail and password.
If you want to delete the profile, then you have to enter here. In this case you will not be able to reregister the profile again.