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.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and 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 writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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