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LAST UPDATED: May 19th, 2021
Facebook is a social media site that was started in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook is mainly used for social networking; however, they have recently added quite a few photo sharing and storage features which makes Facebook a popular option for photo storage since they already have over 1.44 billion active users. Facebook's mission is to "give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected." On Facebook, users can create a personal profile where they can share photos with their different social circles. The privacy on each post can be adjusted so the each user has control over who can see their posts. In each Facebook post you can add a picture, video, GIF, or comment and tag your friends.

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The Good

  • Free account
  • 2GB of storage
  • Popular site
Since Facebook has over a billion users, most people want to use their image storing features simply because it is extremely convenient for them. If you already have a Facebook account, you can activate photo syncing from your smart phone, and Facebook will automatically sync all of the photos you take on your phone to a private Facebook photo album. This syncing is done only when your phone is connected to Wi-Fi, so it does not use up your data plan and also gives you the option to share your photos faster since they have already been uploaded to your Facebook account. Here are a few other features that Facebook photo sharing offers:
  • Free use when you sign up for a Facebook profile
  • Up to 2GB of automatically synced storage
  • Up to 1,000 photos in every photo album
  • Each file size can be up to 25 MB
  • Ability to comment on friends photos
  • Ability to tag friends in your photos
  • Adjustable privacy settings
  • Some editing abilities
  • Mobile app available
  • Post directly from privately synced photos
  • Can post videos, photos, and GIFs
  • Facebook requires a true identity check
  • Ability to comment with photos
The sheer popularity of Facebook makes it a convenient and easy option for basic photo storage. Even though the storage is limited to 2GB for privately synced storage, Facebook has not set a limit on pictures that are posted publicly to your profile. Facebook is a great way to use picture storage, especially if your main focus is social sharing.
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The Bad

  • Strict policies
  • Limited storage
  • No merchandise
Facebook is an excellent site for social photo sharing. However, for professional photographers or people who need more storage, Facebook might not be the best option. Here are a few things to keep in mind:
  • Facebook has strict policies and procedures
  • Limited storage space
  • Limited resolution
  • Limited editing options
  • No merchandise
Facebook is not focused on simply photo sharing and storage. It is mainly a social media site where people share webpages, blogs, videos, and comments. The photo quality of Facebook is good for on screen image viewing but any images that are downloaded from Facebook will be lower quality. Facebook is definitely a social option and would not be suited for a professional photographer that is concerned with high quality photos. Also, professional photographers might be wary of Facebook since their website does not offer download protection.
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The Bottom Line

We recommend Facebook as a great option for Facebook users to conveniently store more photos online. Facebook photo syncing is also good for avid social media users since it allows you to directly post photos to your timeline without uploading. Facebook might not be the best option for professionals, but the average user would benefit from Facebook's photo sharing options.
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MindyV Lubbock, TX

I love Facebook. It's a great way to share pictures and other information with friends and family. But Facebook REALLY needs to leave politics out of their business!!!! They need to stop removing people from their site because they are republicans. And they really need to stop removing conservative content. They just REALLY need to leave ALL politics out of their business and website!!!!! PERIOD!!!!!!!

6 months ago

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Matthew Cota Albuquerque, NM

I have a Facebook page, I love it , meet new friends from all around the world, get to see pictures, post comments on pictures, buy sell trade groups , book groups, several groups to choose from , see where your nearby friends are get to wave at them , have video chats, live videos, get to see funny memes , and you can even share posts with friends and friends all over the world , Facebook is fun because you can post photos of yourself and friends and post any type of photos that can be shared to people or groups, like if you have a phone of a vehicle and wanna sell it people can share it with others all around, and can get it sold quickly, or photos of family you can share with others to show family to them or show photos of animals to give away like puppies or cats of whatever else like photos of food Facebook is all around fun

1 year ago

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Andrea Diaz-Cepeda Tallahassee, FL

I've been a Facebook user for about 10 years now. This has allowed me to watch Facebook grow into the social media platform it is today. I enjoy quite a few features of the app but the one I like the most is the unfollow/follow feature. Rather than unfriending someone, I like how I have the option to unfollow. This allows me to still be friends with the individual but not see their feed.

1 year ago

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Mary Hardy Charlotte, NC

The facebook photo sharing is an easy tool to use. Once you upload them, you can create a folder to share with your friends and family.

4 months ago

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Jadon Barre Dallas, TX

Facebook is a good place to keep in touch with all of my long distance relationships with family and friends. I can keep everyone updated on how I’m doing with this easy to navigate website. Pictures that I post load in high quality.

1 year ago

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Sara Jane Crestwood, KY

Facebook is the mother of all social mediums still. The fact that they have survived at the top for this long is astounding. I am not happy about the newest algorithm. Makes life far too difficult for non-profits and has sent us scrambling to new venues to reach audiences. But as an individual, it can't be beat.

3 years ago

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Megan Rigby

I have been on facebook for quite some time now. I enjoy being able to keep connected to friends I don't ever see anymore. Viewing pictures, videos of there kids and family life is fun, easy and enjoyable. I enjoy being able to update my own page so others can have the same joy of seeing and feeling like they are apart of my life.

3 years ago

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cb Irving, TX

Facebook is the most personal form of social media out there. You can share pictures of yourself and of other things and is my go to to plan things such as events, group chats, etc.

1 year ago

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Emily Tallahassee, FL

An easy way to connect to my family and show them what I am up to, I also like that I can plan events and parties in an easy way and have all of my friends be able to be interactive.

1 year ago

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Eddie Rios Ogden, UT

Facebook is a leader in photo sharing. Its ease of use, tons of storage space, and ability to share unlimitedly is awesome. Keep up the fantastic work and Facebook will continue to grow and succeed.

1 year ago

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Jesse Rice Biloxi, MS

Facebook is great it makes it to where I can share photos of my family with my family that lives overseas. It also makes it great for military families to stay in touch easier.

1 year ago

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Hunter Kasprzyk Gilbert, AZ

Great way to get in contact with family members that you would normally only see in a family reunion and when I do see them they understand who I am a little bit by seeing whats on facebook which is nice.

3 years ago

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Natasha Salt Lake City, UT

Very enjoyable, I really like that it is easy to keep updated on family and friends. It is simple to use and does a good job at keeping you updated on changes as they are made. Good security.

3 years ago

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Charlotte Ash Sandy, UT

Its wonderful to share Photo's of family and friends near and far and to catch up with others lives too. My kids can post things as there families grow.

3 years ago

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Zabsanti Silverhill, AL

Facebook has been a good platform for me. I use it mostly to corrdinate with groups and it has been an efficient platform

1 year ago

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AmyConder22 Eagle Mountain, UT

Facebook has been a great app to keep in touch with old friends and family out of town. I love that you can sell stuff on there.

1 year ago

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Eric Gagnard Dallas, TX

This is one of the biggest social media platforms for a reason. Simple and it’s never been easier to stay connected

1 year ago

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Nana Asiata Herriman, UT

Facebook is great to share and save the most important times. It has great protection of your personal information.

3 years ago

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Sherry Wootton Ogden, UT

Best way to stay in touch with those you care about and love. Don't like all the advertisements that pop up.

3 years ago

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Anne Starley Mukilteo, WA

Love myself some Facebook. Great way to keep up with family and friends around the world. Their click-bait lures me in like a bug to a porch lamp.

3 years ago

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Natalia Correa MDTribe Tallahassee, FL

Awesome site to use. Easy to connect with people. Helps you avoid weirdos by detecting spam!

1 year ago

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Jacinda E Sandy, UT

So easy to take a picture on a phone and post it on social media. Great way to store pictures

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H Moore Lehi, UT

Facebook is a great place to share photos of events with family and friends through their tagging feature.

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Bella Houtz South Jordan, UT

Facebook is a fun easy way to share pictures and keep in contact with friends. We love what Facebook offers us.

3 years ago

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Amelia Gibson South Jordan, UT

I like this company, because it makes connecting with your family and friends easy.

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A Craw Draper, UT

love the pictures and ways to connect with friends.

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Joanna Hester Gilbert, AZ

Great way to keep in touch with family and friends!

3 years ago

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