Users gain capacity to download full archive of tweets from Twitter…
Several users began noticing Sunday morning that they had gained the capability to download their full archive of old tweets, a functionality long requested by users of Twitter since the company’s beginning. Sites like Facebook already offer this, and Twitter is finally catching up.


Several Twitter users began noticing Sunday that they now have the ability to download their full archive of tweets, a capability that users have asked for since Twitter’s early days, but which looks like is rolling out to users now, The Next Web first reported Sunday morning. Several users were noting that they were suddenly able to click a link on their settings page to download their full archives, and a link was sent to them when the archives were ready.

Update: A Twitter spokeswoman confirmed Sunday afternoon that the company is “currently testing the ability to download your Tweets with a very small percentage of users.” She said they could not provide more information on when this will roll out more broadly.

This is a much-awaited feature that users have asked for since Twitter’s beginnings in 2006, and a functionality that sites like Facebook already offer. Longtime users…

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