Older generations kept written diaries and journals detailing their daily exploits and innermost feelings. These days, people use social media in a similar way, posting their best and worst memories on platforms like Flickr, Instagram, Twitter, and Foursquare. Unlike written documents, however, these online platforms can be tougher to keep secure, and it’s unclear whether future generations will ever be able to access the memories their parents and grandparents documented through social media.
Recollect is a platform that aims to help people archive the memories they’ve posted online, offering a seamless way to backup pictures, tweets, and check-ins in a centralized place. Choose a Recollect pricing plan based on the amount of data you need to save, and enter your credit card information to begin. Recollect connects to your Flickr, Instagram, Twitter, and Foursquare accounts, and automatically backs up everything you’ve posted. You can then access this archived information through the Recollect application, or by downloading it to your own desktop as a ZIP file at any time.
One of the great things about backing up all your social media data in a centralized place is that it makes searching for specific photos, check-ins, or memorizes a breeze. Search for tweets, check-ins or photos by keyword, even if you don’t remember which service these documents were originally uploaded onto. Recollect always shows you the exact number of items it has saved in your account, along with the time when your next backup is scheduled to run.
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