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Delete photos already backed up on the cloud through Cloud Carousel

We've all been there before (well, unless your device has like a gazillion, okay, 128 GB of space), especially if you're a massive mobile photo taker. You take and take pictures, or save pictures from various sources on your device, but you're quickly running out of digital storage space on your phone or tablet. Dropbox is offering a solution to this problem with Dropbox Carousel, which lets you delete those that have already been backed up.

Amazon Prime Photos offers unlimited storage space

Taking on Google as well as other cloud services, Amazon has used its data storage resources in order to offer its Prime subscribers yet another multimedia feature. This time, the focus is on the memories and moments that you capture with your smartphone or tablet camera. Prime members can now upload their photos, automatically or manually, to Amazon's cloud, without having to worry about space or security.

Facebook image storytelling now easier with mobile update

Your social media feed may be filled with too many selfies (in which case, you should reconsider your choice of friends), but there is no doubt that storytelling through images has become the new status message. Whether it's through Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, etc, you would much rather scroll through photos rather than read about your friends' latest vacation stories. A new update to Facebook's mobile app now makes it easier for you to post pictures the way you want them to appear.

Google tipped to spin Google+ Photos into its own service

Google might soon be fiddling with its photo gallery, but this time in ways that go beyond just a corner to stow and share pictures on Google+. According to insider sources, the search giant is planning to yank its Photos service out of Google+ and offer it as a separate and independent service for hosting and sharing everything from cats to selfies.

Instagram launches new Bolt app in 3 markets outside US

Ah, so the “leaked” banner ads in Instagram about a new photo-sharing app are apparently, true indeed. The Facebook-owned Instagram has just announced they are introducing their first stand-alone app called Bolt, but for now, it will only be available in three markets: New Zealand, Singapore, and South Africa. It will reportedly make messaging photos to your friends easier by eliminating a few steps in the process.

Snapchat now has geofilters for special locations

Snapchat may be the pioneer in ephemeral apps, but since its heyday, there have been a lot of similar and copycat apps that have made its way into the market. So the developers over there are continuing to enhance their photo service, and this time around, they’ve made public the geofilters that users can apply to their photos before sending.

Slingshot photo-sharing app goes international

Just a week after Facebook launched its photo-sharing app and platform called Slingshot, they’ve announced that they are already making it available internationally. Initially, it was only available in the US Google Play Store, but now smartphone users anywhere in the world can now sling their photos at one another to their hearts’ content.

Cooliris puts all your photos in your hands

With a plethora of social networking sites, you're bound to have hundreds of photos scattered all over. And while there are numerous gallery apps available on Android, none probably gathers all, and we mean all, of them in a single place like Cooliris.
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