Babar Khan Javed
Jul 23, 2018

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter launch data-transfer project

The initiative allows users to back up their data, abandon a social network or try a new one without having to worry about portability and interoperability.

Effort aims to provide portability for photos and other digital assets.

DeleteFacebook just got a lot easier.

Designed as a way to help users move data between platforms, the Data Transfer Project DTP is a collaboration between Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter to give users the authority to back up their data, leave a network or join a new one without having to start from scratch.

Similar to Google's existing Download Your Data, the DTP supports data transfer for photos,...

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