I need your help to download the whole- complete conversation with my friend in Facebook. The way I can do that is to scroll (∞) and copy, but that will take more than an hour or a day. Is there any better way to do that?
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You could either use THIS FIREFOX Extension OR You can download all of your facebook data via facebook itself!
Here's a quote from the facebook help button>search: "download" How can I download my information on Facebook.
When I download my infomation from facebook, what is included in the file?
Hope this helps. The downloading of your content from facebook might take some time, but it's a one click way to download it, and not loads of scrolling on the chat page...
EDIT: Also, in Chrome, you can do this (just checked and is this method is functioning properly):
In Google Chrome, open your chat/message of your conversation with your Friend and
As this could take a while (in my case only seconds) you will receive an e-mail when the download is ready:
The download is a .zip file containing several folders and in folder html there is a file
I found this Python script to work perfectly to scrape the contents of just one conversation. It saves it as a .json file though, so you'd have to write something to parse it properly (or just view the plain text).
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