Facebook Announces New Photo Feature
Facebook just launched a new feature to its site: shared photo albums. The albums make their debut in English-speaking Facebook land today. They allow 200 photos per album and can have multiple contributors. The creator of the album acts as the administrator.
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So, you started an app for collaborative photo albums. You tried to tell us it was different because it was private, or centered around events or locations, or automatically identified friends’ faces.
Again and again, we warned y’all that Facebook, owner of all photos of people on the Internet and the most popular mobile photo app, was going to crush you eventually.
Well, starting today, you’re like a 40-year-old Pinto at a monster truck rally: tire-fodder.
To put it in simpler language, Facebook has launched shared photo albums. The feature was a hackathon project that a couple of engineers created. Continue reading…
Sharing Photos On Facebook
Facebook just launched shared photo albums, which allow up to 50 Facebook users to add photos to a single album. This feature is great for shared events that people want to share pictures from. The process only requires a few extra steps than creating a “normal” album.
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Read more from mashable.com:
You just got married (congratulations!), and want to see all of the wonderful wedding photos that were captured while you were busy saying “I do.” Well, you no longer need to visit the Facebook pages of each attendee to view the pictures they took. Instead, simply create a shared photo album on Facebook.
On Monday, the social-network giant announced the new feature, which lets up to 50 users contribute pictures to the same album (this does not apply to albums for Pages).
How do you set up a shared album? It’s actually quite simple, and only requires a few extra steps. Continue reading…
Heartwarming Photo Goes Viral
A photo has gone viral on Facebook. At first look, you may not be able to tell why, but if you look closer you’ll see that the couple is special. The woman in the picture is giving her marine husband a piggyback ride. His legs were amputated after an accident while he was serving in Afghanistan.
Read more from ABC News:
At first glance, Jesse and Kelly Cottle, of San Diego, Calif., look like any cute couple in love.
But take a closer look at this photo of Kelly giving husband Jesse, a marine and double-amputee, a piggyback ride, and it’s clear to see why the picture has gone wildly viral.
Jesse, 28, lost both of his legs in Afghanistan in 2009 after stepping on an IED, which was all caught on video by a fellow marine wearing a helmet camera.
The footage was even used in a documentary about Jesse called “Coming Home.”
“If I hadn’t stepped on that IED I wouldn’t have met her,” Jesse told ABC News. “I wouldn’t take it back ever.” Continue reading…