July 22, 2021
Google Photos Live Albums

Google to Launch ‘Live Albums’ in Photos, Automatically Sharing Pics of People and Pets

Google Photos Live Albums, previously spotted in beta versions of the app, appears now ready for prime time launch sometime soon…

Google Photos is arguably one of the most successful of all the tech company’s products. It’s not only easy to use but it’s also jam-packed with terrific features. Better yet, it keeps improving with new updates. Now, it seems there’s a new feature ready to roll out imminently.

Google Photos Live Albums coming Soon

It’s called Google Photos Live Albums and it taps into the power of the platform’s advanced facial recognition tools. These create albums which are automatically updated with new pictures of people and pets. What’s more, it’s possible to share said albums with family and friends and those shared albums will continue to update when new shots arrive.

In other words, Google Photos Live Albums grow as new pictures of specific people and pets are added to the roll. So, any shared albums will likewise update, as well. That means, when someone takes a new snap of a person or a pet, Google Photos will recognize it and then automatically add it to the appropriate album.

Right now, it’s existence is only mentioned in the changelog for the Google Photos iOS app, spotted by TechCrunch:

“Introducing Live Albums, an easier way to share with loved ones. Select the people and pets you want to see and Google Photos will automatically add photos of them as you take them. Now your family and friends will always see the latest photos, no manual updates needed.”

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