According to Phonearena, Facebook has just launched a new option, allowing users to transfer photos and videos on Facebook to Google Photos.
This can be done via the “Your Facebook Information” menu. There, there’s an option called “Transfer a Copy of Your Photos or Videos”, which allows users to directly upload photos and videos on Facebook, or transfer those photos and videos to Google Photos. It is known that later, users will have more options for transferring photos.
Currently, only Facebook users in the US and Canada have the above option. However, predict this feature will soon update for Facebook users around the world. Because, according to information, major technology giants, including Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook, have teamed up together in the so-called Data Transfer Project. This project aims to allow users to move their data quickly and conveniently, without having to deal with restrictive policies between platforms.
The company stated: “At Facebook, we believe that if you share data with one service, you will be able to transfer it to another service. That is the principle of data mobility, helping everyone control and choice while encouraging innovation, today we release a tool that allows Facebook users to directly transfer their Facebook photos and videos to other services, starting with Google Photos “.
Facebook also noted that users have been able to download data from social networks for almost a decade and the new tool is implemented based on code developed through the company’s involvement with the Data Transmission Project. Data (DTP) mentioned above.
It is not clear which Facebook photo and video data will be able to move to other platforms, besides Google Photos, but according to the evaluation of companies related to the DTP project, it is likely that it will be OneDrive.