What categories of my Facebook data are available to me?
Tip: Learn how to download a copy of your Facebook information using the Download Your Information tool.
These are the categories of Facebook data that are available to you from your account [Table 1] as well as the Download Your Information tool [Table 2].
We store different categories of data for different time periods, so you may not find all data from the time you joined Facebook. You won't find information or content that you deleted because we delete that content from our servers.
Remember, you can access most of the content you post to Facebook by logging into your account. Also note the categories of data we receive, collect, and save may change over time. Learn more about your Facebook data in our Data Policy.

Table 1: Information you can find by logging into your account
What info is available?What is it?Where can I find it?
About MeInformation you added to the About section of your timeline like relationships, work, education, where you live and more. It includes any updates or changes you made in the past and what is currently in the About section of your timeline.Activity Log
Check-insThe places you’ve checked into.Activity Log
ConnectionsThe people who have liked your Page or Place, RSVPed to your event, installed your app or checked in to your advertised place within 24 hours of viewing or clicking on an ad or Sponsored Story.Activity Log
Credit CardsIf you make purchases on Facebook (ex: in apps) and have given Facebook your credit card number.Account Settings
EventsEvents you’ve joined or been invited to.Activity Log
FollowingA list of people you follow.Activity Log
Likes on Others' PostsPosts, photos or other content you’ve liked.Activity Log
Likes on Your Posts from othersLikes on your own posts, photos or other content.Activity Log
Likes on Other SitesLikes you’ve made on sites off of Facebook.Activity Log
NotesAny notes you’ve written and published to your account.Activity Log
Posts by YouAnything you posted to your own timeline, like photos, videos and status updates.Activity Log
Posts by OthersAnything posted to your timeline by someone else, like wall posts or links shared on your timeline by friends.Activity Log
Posts to OthersAnything you posted to someone else’s timeline, like photos, videos and status updates.Activity Log
Privacy Settings Your privacy settings.Privacy Settings
Recent ActivitiesActions you’ve taken and interactions you’ve recently had.Activity Log
Registration DateThe date you joined Facebook. Access Your Information
Removed FriendsPeople you’ve removed as friends.Activity Log
SearchesSearches you’ve made on Facebook.Activity Log
SharesContent (ex: a news article) you've shared with others on Facebook using the Share button or link.Activity Log
Status UpdatesAny status updates you’ve posted.Activity Log
Vanity URLYour Facebook URL (ex: username or vanity for your account).Visible in your timeline URL
VideosVideos you’ve posted to your timeline.Activity Log


Table 2: Information you can download using the Download Your Information tool
What info is available?What is it?Where can I find it?
About MeInformation you added to the About section of your timeline like relationships, work, education, where you live and more. It includes any updates or changes you made in the past and what is currently in the About section of your timeline.Downloaded Info
Account Status HistoryThe dates when your account was reactivated, deactivated, disabled or deleted.Downloaded Info
Active SessionsAll stored active sessions, including date, time, device, IP address, machine cookie and browser information.Downloaded Info
AddressYour current address or any past addresses you had on your account.Downloaded Info
AdsAds you've recently viewed.Downloaded Info
Ads ClickedDates, times and titles of ads clicked (limited retention period).Downloaded Info
Ad TopicsA list of topics that you may be targeted against based on your stated likes, interests and other data you put in your timeline.Downloaded Info
Alternate NameAny alternate names you have on your account (ex: a maiden name or a nickname).Downloaded Info
AppsAll of the apps you have added.Downloaded Info
ArticlesArticles you've recently read.Downloaded Info
ChatA history of the conversations you’ve had on Facebook Chat (a complete history is available directly from your messages inbox).Downloaded Info
Check-insThe places you’ve checked into.Downloaded Info
CurrencyYour preferred currency on Facebook. If you use Facebook Payments, this will be used to display prices and charge your credit cards.Downloaded Info
Current CityThe city you added to the About section of your timeline. Downloaded Info
Date of BirthThe date you added to Birthday in the About section of your timeline.Downloaded Info
EducationAny information you added to Education field in the About section of your timeline.Downloaded Info
EmailsEmail addresses added to your account (even those you may have removed). Downloaded Info
EventsEvents you’ve joined or been invited to.Downloaded Info
Event Contacts You've BlockedPeople you've blocked from inviting you to events.Downloaded Info
Event InteractionsThe number of times you've recently visited the Events section of Facebook.Downloaded Info
Events VisitedEvent pages you've recently visited.Downloaded Info
Facebook Live VideosLive videos you've recently watched.Downloaded Info
Facebook Watch Topics for RecommendationsA collection of topics that is used to show you relevant videos in the Facebook Watch tab. The topics are based on your previous interaction history with things like links, videos, photos and Pages you've liked.Downloaded Info
Facial Recognition DataA unique number based on a comparison of the photos you're tagged in. We use this data to help others tag you in photos. Downloaded Info
FamilyFriends you’ve indicated are family members.Downloaded Info
Favorite QuotesInformation you’ve added to the Favorite Quotes section of the About section of your timeline.Downloaded Info
FollowersA list of people who follow you.Downloaded Info
FriendsA list of your friends.Downloaded Info
Friend RequestsPending, sent and received friend requests.Downloaded Info
Friends You See LessFriends whose activity you've chosen to see less of on Facebook.Downloaded Info
FundraisersFundraisers you've recently viewed.Downloaded Info
GenderThe gender you added to the About section of your timeline.Downloaded Info
GroupsA list of groups you belong to on Facebook.Downloaded Info
Group InteractionsThe number of times you've interacted with Groups on Facebook.Downloaded Info
Groups VisitedGroups you've recently visited.Downloaded Info
HometownThe place you added to hometown in the About section of your timeline.Downloaded Info
IDA copy of the ID you submitted to confirm your identity and to help improve our automated systems for detecting fake IDs and related abuse.Personal Data Request
Instant GamesInstant Games you've played.Downloaded Info
IP Address ActivityYour recent activity from specific IP addresses.Downloaded Info
IP Address Message ActivityYour recent message activity from specific IP addresses.Downloaded Info
Language SettingsYour preferred language settings history.Downloaded Info
Last LocationYour most recent location determined by your device.Downloaded Info
Live Video SubscriptionsScheduled Live videos you've subscribed to.Downloaded Info
LocaleThe language you've selected to use Facebook in.Downloaded Info
LoginsIP address, date and time associated with logins to your Facebook account.Downloaded Info
LogoutsIP address, date and time associated with logouts from your Facebook account.Downloaded Info
Marketplace CategoriesCategories you've recently viewed.Downloaded Info
Marketplace ItemsItems you've recently viewed.Downloaded Info
Marketplace ServicesServices you've recently viewed.Downloaded Info
Matched ContactsContact information that may be associated with your account.Personal Data Request
Menu ItemsAreas of Facebook you've recently accessed through the main menu.Downloaded Info
MessagesMessages you’ve sent and received on Facebook. Note, if you've deleted a message it won't be included in your download as it has been deleted from your account.Downloaded Info
Messenger Contacts You've BlockedContacts you've blocked on Messenger.Downloaded Info
NameThe name on your Facebook account.Downloaded Info
Name ChangesAny changes you’ve made to the original name you used when you signed up for Facebook.Downloaded Info
News Feed Topics for RecommendationsA collection of topics that is used to show you relevant public posts in parts of your News Feed. The topics are based on your previous interaction history with things like links, videos, photos and Pages you've liked.Downloaded Info
News Topics for RecommendationsA collection of topics that is used to show you relevant articles in the News tab. The topics are based on your previous interaction history with things like posts, videos, photos and Pages you've liked.Downloaded Info
Page VisitsPages you've recently visited.Downloaded Info
Pages You AdminA list of pages you admin.Downloaded Info
Pending Friend RequestsPending, sent and received friend requests.Downloaded Info
PeoplePeople and friends you've interacted with recently, including comments and reactions.Downloaded Info
People ViewedPeople you've recently viewed when new friends were suggested to you.Downloaded Info
Phone NumbersMobile phone numbers you’ve added to your account, including verified mobile numbers you've added for security purposes.Downloaded Info
PhotosPhotos you’ve uploaded to your account.Downloaded Info
Photos MetadataAny metadata that is transmitted with your uploaded photos.Downloaded Info
PlatformsPlatforms you've used to log into Facebook, such as the Facebook app or a browser.Downloaded Info
PokesA list of who’s poked you and who you’ve poked. Poke content from our mobile poke app is not included because it's only available for a brief period of time. After the recipient has viewed the content it's permanently deleted from our systems.Downloaded Info
Political ViewsAny information you added to Political Views in the About section of timeline.Downloaded Info
Previously Removed ContactsFriends you've recently removed but added back.Downloaded Info
Primary LocationYour primary location is determined by information we use to support Facebook Products, such as the current city you entered on your profile and your device connection information.Downloaded Info
Profile VisitsPeople whose profiles you've recently visited.Downloaded Info
Recent ActivitiesActions you’ve taken and interactions you’ve recently had.Downloaded Info
Recently VisitedVideos and shows you've recently visited.Downloaded Info
Record DetailsDetails included in some administrative records.Downloaded Info
Registration DateThe date you joined Facebook. Downloaded Info
Religious ViewsThe current information you added to Religious Views in the About section of your timeline.Downloaded Info
Removed FriendsPeople you’ve removed as friends.Downloaded Info
Screen NamesThe screen names you’ve added to your account, and the service they’re associated with. You can also see if they’re hidden or visible on your account.Downloaded Info
See FirstProfiles and Pages you've recently chosen to see first in your News Feed.Downloaded Info
See LessProfiles and Pages you've recently chosen to see less of in your News Feed.Downloaded Info
Show PagesA list of the Show Pages you’ve viewed and the videos you’ve watched from them.Downloaded Info
ShowsA list of the individual videos you’ve watched.Downloaded Info
Spoken LanguagesThe languages you added to Spoken Languages in the About section of your timeline.Downloaded Info
Status UpdatesAny status updates you’ve posted.Downloaded Info
Time SpentThe amount of time you’ve spent watching videos from a Show Page.Downloaded Info
Time ViewedThe amount of an individual video you’ve watched.Downloaded Info
WorkAny current information you’ve added to Work in the About section of your timeline.Downloaded Info
VideosVideos you’ve posted to your timeline.Downloaded Info
Video Creator PagesVideo creator Pages you've recently viewed.Downloaded Info
Your Facebook ActivityA history of when you've accessed Facebook.Downloaded Info
Your Pinned PostsPosts you've pinned on your timeline.Downloaded Info
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