Google Photos is rolling out messaging capacity for android, iOS and the Web besides the ordinary photo sharing.
The messaging solution lets you have an ongoing conversation in the app when you share photos and videos.
For long-time users have been able to share individual photos by creating an album for a single photo an sharing the link.
lately, the app has been on a revamp spree.
Among other improvements, google photos have recently rolled out a direct photo transfer from Facebook. In September, the app rolled out a new feature. The feature included story memories as well as more printing options for its users.
Some sources also reveal, there’s inherent cynicism in Google releasing another app-specific communication feature — RIP YouTube Messages,
The messaging update will support one to one conversations and allows you to create groups with selected users you know.
For instance, after selecting a recipient, with your image you can start a conversation thread. the thread will feature read receipts when someone sees your image.
Additionally, users are able to comment, save to library and well as use enhanced liking options like hearts emoji. Users can as well send in google photos carousel and extra environment-friendly than hyperlink sharing.
“This feature does not replace the chat apps you already use.” It joins existing first-party social features like live albums and shared libraries/albums”, according to google.
Additionally, “You’ve all the time been in a position to proportion particular person pictures during the app. By means of growing an album for an unmatched picture and sharing the hyperlink. But we’ve heard from a few of you that this is usually a more effective revel in”, added Google.
Users create a new chat by selecting the share button under the photo from the main library. existing chats retrieve from the same tab.
However, users will be able to share photos from google photos across other operating systems for example from android to Ios or the web,
The app now enables users to send messages containing a photo to any contact. This is possible provided they have google photos installed on their devices.
This was not achievable previously.
According to a blogpost by Info biz, Photos has a good track record of releasing useful functionality and is beloved by many.
However, it is questionable whether people will use a built-in feature. Rather most people may stick to where their existing conversations are.