Fb is rolling out a brand new software at present, permitting customers within the US and Canada to switch their images and movies to Google Photos.
The software might be accessed by heading to your Fb settings, then heading to the tab that reads “Your Fb Info.” There you’ll discover the choice to switch your photographs and movies. You’ll want to attach your Google account earlier than you possibly can switch your information.
The picture switch software initially launched in early December last year as a part of the Data Transfer Project, with Fb vowing to increase the software to more nations in early 2020. As of March, the software began changing into obtainable across the globe, together with nations in Africa, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Fb stated that “within a subsequent couple of months,” remaining nations may have entry to this device. As soon as the device rolls out globally later this year, Fb informed The Verge that “individuals will even have the ability to switch pictures to different firms that be a part of the Data Transfer Program.”
The Data Transfer Project is a knowledge-sharing initiative that launched in 2018 to assist individuals simply transfer their information between numerous on-line providers. The undertaking contains a number of corporations collaborating to form the “way forward for portability,” together with tech giants Apple, Fb, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter. The initiative continues to be in its early levels, with many of the progress specializing in the again finish, although last June, Google teased user-facing projects might roll out quickly.