Facebook Rolls Out '720x960 Photos, Streamlined Photo Viewer, Real-time Photos Uploader'

Photos on Facebook just received an update making it faster and easier to share photos on Facebook. The roll out of the updated Photos uploader, is expected to complete over the coming weeks.First, now, when you upload photos to an album, you can see each photo as it uploads and watch the upload progress in […]

Photos on Facebook just received an update making it faster and easier to share photos on Facebook. The roll out of the updated Photos uploader, is expected to complete over the coming weeks.

First, now, when you upload photos to an album, you can see each photo as it uploads and watch the upload progress in real-time. In addition, the improvements lets you start adding details and stories without having wait for the album to finish uploading.

"Now, you can start adding captions and location details to each of your photos right away. You can also add an album title, description, and location at the top of the uploader," revealed Facebook.

"Just as before, you can choose who can see your album before you post and adjust your selection later if you change your mind. You can also continue to track how long your upload will take."

Facebook photo uploader in real-time

Bigger Photos, Faster Loading
"Now, the photos you share on Facebook are bigger (720 pixels to 960 pixels) and load twice as fast, giving you quicker access to more detailed images. Photos you've already uploaded to your profile will also be displayed at this higher resolution," Facebook revealed.

Facebook photos are now 720 pixels to 960 pixels

Focus on the Photo
Today, the social networking company has started rolling out a more streamlined photo viewer that features a cleaner interface that makes it even easier to enjoy your photos. "The light box is now set against a simple white background that puts more of the focus on the photo, and less on the surrounding frame," facebook said.

Facebook Photo viewer: light box on white backgournd