Facebook has released a new service called Photo Sync as part of a recent update to its mobile apps for iOS and Android.
According to Facebook’s press release, Photo Sync will automatically upload all of the photos in the gallery of a users’ smartphone or tablet into a private album on Facebook.
From the private album, users are easily able to choose which photos they want to share with friends.
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However, the new service might pose risks for SMEs, with the possibility of commercially sensitive pictures being automatically uploaded from a users’ phone onto Facebook.
There could potentially be intellectual property implications for employees using the service, with Facebook claiming ownership rights to photos uploaded to its galleries.