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Turns out a lot of people watched those personalised Facebook videos

And we mean a *lot* of people.

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REMEMBER THOSE PERSONALISED videos Facebook created for its 10th birthday last week?

Turns out a lot of people not only watched them, but shared them with their friends.

Speaking at a Q&A session at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, revealed that nearly 200 million people watched their “Look Back” videos and half of those people decided to share it, according to CNET.

It was amazing. Almost 200 million people watched [their Look Back video], and 50 percent of people who watched their own video, shared it. It … showed the power of the Facebook brand.

The “Look Back” video showed a series of your account’s most popular status updates and photos since you started.

It was made available to the site’s 1.2 billion users on 4th February as part of the site’s 10th anniversary celebrations. Those who didn’t have enough content to create a video were given a “thank you” card instead.

On the off-chance that you’re on Facebook and haven’t seen your own video yet, you can find it here.

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