Social Media Collections Guide: Facebook

Someone asks you to “get everything” from a party’s Facebook profile. Where do you even begin? This guide walks legal professionals through Facebook features.

Last Updated May 2024

When faced with the task of "getting everything" from a party's Facebook profile, where do you even start?

That question often leads people to Page Vault. Since 2013, we’ve been collecting and preserving online content for legal professionals, with social media making up a huge portion of those preservations. This guide distills the advice we give to clients day-in and day-out into an easy-to-follow step-by-step guide for your own investigations and preservations.

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This guide walks you through:

  • Key features to keep in mind when accessing Facebook
  • Step-by-step instructions of what to look for and capture
  • Tips for collection and preservation 


This guide was last updated April 2024.