Google Photos now has a messaging feature

Ro, 04 December 2019

Google Photos gained a new messaging feature. It works almost like a full-fledged messaging client but its sole purpose is to make image sharing with certain people easier.

Google Photos now has a messaging feature

Now instead of creating an album for, let's say, a single photo, you can just send it directly to someone and start a private conversation. And when someone shares a photo or video with you, you can download and save it to your device. Pretty neat.

However, this feature comes with the latest version of the app, which isn't widely available at the moment and should land globally sometime next week.



Reader comments

p cool this is a thing although i can't imagine much people using it. was just thinking the other day about music streaming apps having this feature, audiomack would fit it best

  • MiMax3user
  • 04 Dec 2019
  • 4MB

I don't know why, but I'm thinking that this can be quite a good cheating feature as well. Now you can send "private photos" to each other and even able to messages each other within the app which you don't need to do on other social media apps...

  • Cod3rror
  • 04 Dec 2019
  • TrS

Very important question is: Are photos original quality? Messaging apps like WhatsApp destroy photo quality because they resize it and they also remove EXIF. I like original quality images, and it's a pain to explain to somebody to send you a photo a...

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