Facebook today announced a new feature that will allow users to export their Facebook posts and notes to a number of third-party services. Although the company has long since offered tools that let you download the information you’ve posted to Facebook, the tool launching today offers a more practical way of saving that data — by allowing you to export your notes and posts to popular services like Google Docs, Blogger or WordPress.com.
Facebook users will find this latest feature under the “Your Facebook Information” menu in Settings, where you’ll then click “Transfer Your Information.” A series of prompts will walk you through the process to transfer your data to one of the available destinations.
To protect the data, Facebook says it will ask users to re-enter their password before the transfer begins, which it also does with other exports. The process will encrypt the data as it moves between Facebook and the other service, the company notes.
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