Google One Now Offers 5TB Plan For $24.99 a Month

Google is now offering a middle-of-the-road storage plan for users, unveiling a 5TB plan for $24.99, filling a major hole in the company’s storage offerings.

Google Photos Backups Will Exclude Messaging Photos

Google has made a subtle change to how Photos backups work, excluding images received via social media and messaging apps.

Facebook Testing Tool to Allow Users to Move Photos to Other Services

Facebook is testing a new tool that will make it easier for users to move their images and photos to other platforms, according to a report on SFGate. Facebook has come under increasing scrutiny by lawmakers and regulators for how…

Google Photos Gets Even Better With Smart Albums

Google Photos has proven quite popular since Google dropped the Google+ element and created it as a standalone app. Much of the cool factor was already there as the Google+ incarnation. This includes things like “auto-awesome,” which automatically enhance photos…

Say Goodbye to Picasa, Get Used To Google Photos

Google announced on Friday that it will be retiring Picasa over the coming months as it commits its focus to Google Photos. Perhaps the only thing surprising about this is that it hasn’t already happened. “We believe we can create…

Apple Live Photos Come to Facebook

Back in September, Apple unveiled its latest iPhone models – the 6s and 6s Plus – along with a new feature called Live Photos, which show several seconds of live video for each photo taken. The new phones have a…

Twitter Gets New Photo Experience

Twitter announced a new photo experience for Twitter.com, making users’ timelines “more immersive” by uncropping photos, enabling people to see them as they were meant to be seen. Historically, Twitter has cropped images to fit a certain size, but now…

Boomerang: The New Instagram App For Animating Your Pics

Boomerang is a new app from Instagram that lets you capture quick video loops, or as the company puts it, “turn everyday moments into something fun and unexpected.” Shockingly, the app is immediately available for both iOS and Android rather…

Jenna Dewan, Channing Tatum Share Sexy Photoshoot

Jenna Dewan Tatum and husband Channing Tatum appear to be having a good time with married life. Some recent throwback Thursday Instagram post from Jenna Dewan reveal a “makeup free shot in Cabo.” Apparently, the impromptu photoshoot was all Channing…

Facebook Photos Are About to Look More Like Snapchat

Facebook, which already handles an unconscionable amount of photos on a daily basis, has been adding tools as of late to get people even more engaged. Now, you can expect the photos you see on the site to look at…

Yelp Experiments With Categorized Photo Browsing

Yelp announced a new way to browse photos – by category. You can now browse by things like food, interior, outside, drink, and menu. The feature comes as the company has been experimenting with using neural networks to learn more…

Instagram, No Longer Square, Lets You Post Landscape and Portrait Photos

Instagram photos are square. That’s just how Instagram has always been. Has it been annoying for many users? Absolutely. If you want to share a wider or taller photo on Instagram, often the only option is to create a letterbox…

You Can Now Put Stickers and Text All Over Your Web-Uploaded Facebook Photos

A couple of months ago, Facebook updated its photo uploader on its iOS apps to allow users to easily add stickers, filters, and text. Now, it’s pushing that functionality to the web. When you upload a new photo on the…

Blurry iPhone Photos? Apple Will Replace Some Busted Cameras

If you purchased an iPhone 6 Plus between September of last year and January of this year, there’s a small chance your back camera is a little screwed up. According to Apple, a “failed component” makes some back cameras on…

Hey, Where Did My Twitter Background Go?

Have you logged on to Twitter.com today? If so, you were probably greeted with a much whiter background than you remember setting. That’s because Twitter has decided to remove your custom backgrounds from your home page and notifications page. Here’s…

Google Sets a Kill Date for Google+ Photos

This isn’t a shocker – we knew this was coming eventually. But Google has just set a kill date for Google+ Photos. Google will begin to shut down the photo feature inside its struggling social network on August 1st. The…

Google Glass Picture Taking Could Get Even Dweebier

If you thought you looked cool wearing Google Glass before, wait till you see this. Google has been awarded a patent that allows “a computing device, such as a head-mountable device (HMD), to capture and process images in response to…

White House Lifts Ban on Photos, Social Media Posts

After 40 years of surreptitiously snapping photos of the White House during public tours, people can now do it out in the open. The White House has lifted its ban on taking photos during tours of the Presidential mansion. Not…

Google Unveils Its New Photos App At Google I/O

At Google I/O on Thursday, Google unveiled its new Google Photos app, which removes what little friction its old one may have had (by untying it from Google+) and giving users unlimited storage to store a “lifetime” of photos and…

Google’s New Standalone Photo Service Could Debut at I/O

If Google+ has seen any sort of enthusiasm over the past couple of years, it’s thanks to photos. Google+ has some nice photo features, but there’s a problem – it’s all tied to Google+. The social network aspect of Google+…