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How long does Facebook keep deleted accounts?

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Facebook states that after a deletion, it keeps “backup copies for a reasonable length of time,” which can be up to three months. It also claims that it may keep copies of “some data” from terminated accounts, but the personal identifiers are removed.

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How long does Facebook keep deleted accounts?

Facebook states that after a deletion, it keeps “backup copies for a reasonable length of time,” which can be up to three months. It also claims that it may keep copies of “some data” from terminated accounts, but the personal identifiers are removed.

Is a deleted Facebook account really deleted?

When you delete your account, all of the user-generated content is usually erased (with minor exceptions), but all of the log data is kept – permanently. Your name will not be linked to the preserved log data.

How long before my Facebook account is permanently deleted?

If you do not cancel your membership within 30 days, all of your information will be erased permanently and you won’t be able to retrieve it. It may take anywhere from 90 to 180 days for everything you’ve uploaded to be deleted.

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