Facebook is celebrating its 10 year birthday today, and to celebrate the occasion, as well as the people who made it successful (that would be YOU!), Facebook created a special “Look Back” feature, giving users a nostalgic look into their Facebook history. The lookback consists of a video, tailor made for each user, showing their most important Facebook moments such as most-liked posts and photos.
- Go to https://gist.github.com/xadhix/8802624
- Select and Copy (Ctrl-C) the 10 lines of code listed under “Facebook Look Back Downloader
- Open up the browser “console”. In Chrome, this is Ctrl-Shift-J. In Firefox, this is Ctrl-Shift-K
Chrome looks like:
Firefox looks like:
- Paste the code in the text field and hit Enter
- Right click on the “here” to download the video. Save the file with a “.mp4” extension.
- Voila! You’ve got a copy to keep for posterity!