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Google Photos adds likes and favorites with hearts and stars

Twitter swapped out its Favorite star icon for an appreciation-focused heart icon instead, but Google Photos is embracing both icons with an update rolling out now. The company announced this afternoo

Google launches a Partner Program and developer API for Google Photos

Along with the A.I.-powered changes coming to the Google Photos app, Google today also announced a new way for developers to work with Google Photos’ service. The company is launching a develope

Google Photos will add more AI-powered fixes, including colorization of black-and-white photos

Google Photos already makes it easy for users to correct their photos with built-in editing tools and clever, A.I.-powered features for automatically creating collages, animations, movies, stylized ph

Google Lens arrives on iOS

On the heels of last week’s rollout on Android, Google’s new AI-powered technology, Google Lens, is now arriving on iOS. The feature is available within the Google Photos iOS application,

Google brings Lens to all Google Photos users on Android

Google Lens, the company’s visual search engine that can recognize what’s in your images and scan business cards, among other things, is now rolling out to all Google Photos users on Andro

Google Photos can now automatically create themed movies on demand

For the longest time now, Google Photos has used its machine learning magic to automatically create movies for you based on your recent trips or around special occasions. What you couldn't do, though,

Google Photos gets more pet-friendly

If you’re a pet owner who uses Google Photos, you’ve probably typed in “dog” or “cat” before in order to surface photos of your furry pal – like anytime someo

Google launches a new Backup & Sync desktop app for uploading files and photos to the cloud

As promised last month, Google has today launched its new "Backup and Sync from Google" tool, which aims to help users more easily back up the files and photos on their computer. The utility is meant

Google Photos adds smarter sharing, suggestions and shared libraries

Google today will begin rolling out new sharing functionality in Google Photos, first unveiled at the company’s I/O developer conference in May. Specifically, it’s launching the AI-powered

Amazon ends its unlimited cloud storage plan

Another cloud storage party is over, guys: Amazon is sunsetting its unlimited cloud storage plan for Amazon Drive -- although members of its Prime subscription club will still get unlimited cloud sto

Facebook lets you add any post to albums, not just photos

Facebook is revamping its photo album feature with the ability to add videos, check-ins, text posts to albums, follow friends’ albums so you’re notified when they’re updated, and di

Google Photos upgraded with new sharing features, photo books, and Google Lens

Google today announced an upgrade for its popular Google Photos application, which is now being used by 500 million people every month. The app now has a new social feature called Suggested Sharing, w

Google’s new app PhotoScan turns prints into digital photos

Google Photos, Google’s cloud photo storage and sharing service, aspires to be a single home to everyone’s photographs. But so far, that has only extended to the digital photos we take,

Google Photos can now turn videos into GIFs, fix sideways photos & more

Google Photos was already one of the smartest cloud photo services available today, thanks to its search technology and built-in assistant that automatically creates collages, animations and more from

Google Photos ups its movie and sharing game

One of Google Photos‘ standout features has long been its ability to automatically create short movies whenever it recognizes you went on a trip. Until now, though, the system that built those m

Google Photos on iOS can now enhance your Live Photos

The Google Photos iOS app can now do more with your Live Photos, thanks to the addition of rendering and advanced stabilization technology it previously rolled out in a photo editing app called &#8220

Snapchat Memories is a searchable replacement for your camera roll

Memories fundamentally shifts Snapchat to encompass the past rather than only being about the present. Yet by allowing you to modify previously shot content and add it to your story with a white borde

Google Photos takes on Facebook Moments with improvements to shared albums

Following Facebook Moments' expansion to the EU and Canada earlier this week, Google is launching new features on its own photo-sharing service, Google Photos, aimed at making its app both more compet

Google Photos gets smarter, automatically creates albums with your best photos

Google rolled out a small but useful update to its Google Photos service today, which will allow the creation of what Google calls "smarter albums." These are photo albums automatically created on use

4chan founder Chris Poole will try to fix social at Google

Google never “got” social. For all the resources thrown at it, Google+ just never quite felt human. But luckily Google just hired the guy behind 4chan — a site that epitomized the go
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