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.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.