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Technology Facebook’s new tool lets you transfer pictures to Google Photos

23:25  02 december  2019
23:25  02 december  2019 Source:   theverge.com

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Facebook has created a new tool that allows users to transfer photos straight into Google Photos . It will be available today in Ireland, and Facebook is Facebook says it’ s starting with Google Photos initially, but other services could be included in the future. Facebook is testing the tool in Ireland, and

Facebook is still the biggest social media platform on the planet and, because of that, a lot of people have plenty of photos and videos stored on their accounts. Today, Facebook has announced a new transfer tool that lets users offload that media, and it works first with Google Photos .

Facebook is releasing a new tool today that will allow its users to transfer photos directly to Google Photos.

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The tool is being released initially in Ireland, and will be available worldwide in the first half of 2020.

“For almost a decade, we’ve enabled people to download their information from Facebook,” explains Steve Satterfield, director of privacy and public policy at Facebook. “The photo transfer tool we’re starting to roll out today is based on code developed through our participation in the open-source Data Transfer Project.”

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Facebook users will soon get more control over their data, with the introduction of a tool that lets them bulk export their media, rather than having to save and re-upload A new feature allows users to transfer their Facebook photos and videos to another online service, beginning with Google Photos .

Google , Apple, Facebook , Microsoft and Twitter are all part of the Data Transfer Project, with more companies expected to join in the future. A tool launched by Facebook lets you copy all your images and videos from Facebook to Google PhotosCredit: Credit: M4OS Photos / Alamy Stock

This Data Transfer Project also includes participants such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and others. Facebook says it’s starting with Google Photos initially, but other services could be included in the future. Facebook is testing the tool in Ireland, and it will refine it based on feedback from users.

This tool will be useful for Google Photos users that don’t automatically backup pictures from their phones. If you’re a Facebook and Google Photos user who does backup photos, then it’s likely that most photos posted to the social network are already backed up on Google’s service.

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