Want to learn how to quickly back-up your Facebook Contacts?
In the Post “How I Coped with My YouTube Account Being Hacked.” I stressed the importance of backing up EVERYTHING.Â From Content to Contacts.
In this video above, I show you a very easy method to Back-up your Facebook Contacts.
I find backing-up content and contacts and in fact any part of your online business is crucial.Â Remember, sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube can be canceled at anytime.Â They don’t even have to give you a reason.Â If you violate their user agreements then you are out.Â Without any hope of getting whatever account you once had.Â Also, with as many hackers, scammers, and spammers out there, doing a back-up of your facebook contacts every few months can give you that very necessary peace of mind.Â 1 in every 10 people online are hacked or their information is misused and violated.
Facebook has two apps that can be used to make a back-up of all your friends. One is called Friend CSV.
The other app from Facebook, is called Fonebook. I tried it and It was confusing and functionally pretty poor.Â Also it has terrible reviews.
For the sake of time I am simply going to show you one, which is to use Yahoo to back-up your facebook contacts.
There are a few ways to do it.Â However, this way takes a few steps so that is why I am showing you.
I recently read a story about a blogger who was using Plaxo to back-up all of his facebook contacts.Â He had 5000, the max of friends on Facebook.Â Once he used the software, which actually converted the image of an email address from facebook into an actual text and moved it into an email system such as outlook, he got stung by facebook.Â They only allowed him to transfer over 1800 contacts and then removed his account.Â That was a couple years ago.Â I believe that Plaxo has made some strides to get compatible with Facebook as another viable resource for moving contacts.
There are always going to be new and inventive ways of doing the same thing.Â My suggestion to anyone is look around and get an idea if a program is safe or not.
That is why I have made a video showing how to use Yahoo to back-up your facebook contacts.Â It is safe, I did not violate anything by doing it, and it is not complex…I mean it is Yahoo, they are all about user friendly.
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If you have any questions on how to back-up your Facebook contacts, or any other social media site contacts, please let me know. email me