Automatic photo uploads are a feature missing from the core of most mobile operating systems, but Android has often provided the functionality for app developers to push images to services the minute they are taken. Facebook knows this and has enabled such a feature in its official Android client, testing it with limited set of device owners. The Verge reports that Facebook’s new Photo Sync feature operates similarly to how the Google+ Android app pushes photos to Google Photos (or Picasa) storage, but uploads will reside in a “Synced from Phone” folder inside Facebook’s Photos page, waiting for you to take appropriate action. Read the full story at The Next Web.
Facebook tests Photo Sync feature on Android devices, mimics Google+ and Dropbox
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Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).