Facebook Officially Rolls Out Photo Sync For IOS, Android

Throughout the year, Facebook has been testing photo sync, allowing mobile users to automatically upload photos to the social network, but in a folder only they would see for later approval. The site announced Friday that photo sync is now available for iPhone and Android users.

This is not an automatic feature, but one that users can opt into once they update their native applications. This way, when users are out taking photos, they’re instantly uploaded to Facebook to private folders. Users can then check online or through their phones to post photos to their profile.s

Facebook began testing this feature in August for Android, and then some iOS users reported seeing it in November.

Wondering how photo sync works? Facebook has a guide here.

Readers: Would you use photo sync?

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