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Google Photos makes sharing simple. Photo: Google

Google Photos makes sharing simple. Photo: Google

Google knows your best photos shouldn’t stay hidden away inside your camera roll, so it is making it incredibly easy to share them with friends.

A new Google Photos update, which is rolling out today on Android, iOS, and the web, introduces shared albums, which you can send to friends via SMS, email, or instant message.

Google Photos' recognition features are the star of its new ad. Photo: Google

Google Photos’ recognition features are the star of its new ad. Photo: Google

Google has published a new Google Photos ad that showcases its improved photo recognition feature. In it, an Android user uses the new Nexus 5X to identify a masked wrestler by his cat tattoo.

 

Google Photos becomes even more useful! Photo: Google

Google Photos becomes even more useful! Photo: Google

Google is rolling out a new Google Photos update for Android that includes a number of new features that can help you free up storage space on your smartphone or tablet. Users will find a new “Free Up Space” button in the Settings menu that lets you bulk-delete photos that you’ve already backed up.

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Now you can anonymously share photos in your Yik Yak feed. Photo: George Tinari/Cult of Mac

Yik Yak, the popular social networking app around college campuses, now lets users post photos in addition to their regular text posts. Being that the app relies on anonymous submissions, photos could significantly complicate that, so here’s the catch: you can’t post any photos of faces.

Google Photos isn't all good. Photo: Google

Google Photos isn’t all good. Photo: Google

If you tried Google Photos and decided it wasn’t for you, you may be surprised to find you’re probably still uploading images to the service. Android users have found that even after deleting the Google Photos app on their device, their images continue to be uploaded to their Photos accounts.

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