Do you share photos online? In today’s all-digital world, if you are like most tech savvy disbursers of information, the most commonplace pictures shared are of what you ate last night or those instant moments captured on your mobile device. But, there are 3.5 trillion old school photo snapshots that are still analog.
The challenges for the top photo sharing apps, and cloud storage services like DropBox and Box is how to digitize those past nostalgic memories. #ThrowbackThursday (#TBT) is another popular trending tool for showing off pictures from decades ago. Each of the below photo sharing apps, along with all the rest have a bog problem. Faced with trillions of still analog pictures, the biggest problem in photography is how to easily and affordably get pictures scanned. Using a bulk photo scanning service like ScanMyPhotos.com is a smart solution for revisiting past pictures to then upload and share. What is your favorite photo sharing app and are you using it for also sharing past pictures that are now digital?
Our Favorite Photo Sharing Apps and tools:
Facebook Camera is the fastest way to share photos with your close friends and family members on Facebook. Browse through a feed of your friends photos, upload multiple photos at once, and add filters to make your photos look unique.
Instagram lets you customize your photos and videos with custom built filter effects and cinematic stabilization. Share unlimited photos and videos in a photo stream.
Snapchat is used for sharing personal photos and funny videos with friends. Snap a photo or a video, send it to your friends, and it will instantly disappear in seconds after they view it.
Flickr fans take photos with the app and instantly share images with Flickr groups, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. There are filters, editing features to share those high-resolution photos.
Dropbox is a cloud storage leader for archiving and sharing your photos with easy access from your mobile device. The free service includes up to 2GB if data. The average ScanMyPhotos.com order, where 2,500 pictures are digitized is more like 6GB, which requires an upgrade to the DropBox Pro service.
Shutterfly users upload, edit, and share photos to create folders and organize all of your photos and order year-round photo gifts.
Google Plus (Google+) is used for instant sharing of digitized photos. You add photos by uploading from your device or from your Google + photos. Use Auto Enhance to make your photos look their best. You can even create short animations, panoramas, and photo booth-style pictures.
With Framatic, you combine multiple photos into one beautifully framed picture with borders instantly, share your story and moment to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Flickr!
[photo sharing app listing; source includes Heavy.com]