Facebook isn't the only social network that lets you download your data. https://t.co/hdZVQAIiRJ So do Google, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat.— Dwight Silverman (@dsilverman) March 29, 2018
But a big one is missing.
Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal has raised awareness of the data it gathers on its users, and what's done with it.
Of course, Facebook is not alone. All social networks that turn their users' activity into money retain lots of information - some of it posted by those users, others generated by behavior.
And many give you the opportunity to download and view it. As I wrote last week, Facebook has a data-download feature. So do many of the major online services, including Google, Twitter, LinkedIn and Snapchat.
Want to see what these networks have on you? Here's a guide to downloading your data from them.
Extent of information held by Google is shocking!!!— Freedom Vine: Free Speech Social Media Platform (@freedom_vine) March 29, 2018