Facebook Adds Photo Sync on Desktop and Mobile; Adds iTunes Digital Gifts

Update 12/05: At LeWeb in Paris, the social network company revealed that there "are now over 350 apps on Facebook.com with more than 1 million monthly active users each."On the mobile front, "nearly 200,000 iPhone and Android apps are integrated with Facebook, including 9 of the top 10 grossing iPhone apps."Additionally, "more than 45% of […]

Update 12/05: At LeWeb in Paris, the social network company revealed that there "are now over 350 apps on Facebook.com with more than 1 million monthly active users each."

On the mobile front, "nearly 200,000 iPhone and Android apps are integrated with Facebook, including 9 of the top 10 grossing iPhone apps."

Additionally, "more than 45% of the top 400 grossing iOS apps use the Facebook SDK," Facebook said.

Facebook is making it easier to share photos with the lauch of the new Photo Sync feature, that automatically sync photos from mobile phone to a private album on the web. "When you want to share these photos, just pick and post your favorites," facebook said.

Facebook allow to sync up to about 2GB of photos.

"When you turn on photo syncing, your mobile photos will be saved to a private section of your Facebook Photos. You can easily share your synced photos on your timeline from desktop, mobile, or another device," explains Facebook.

To start syncing photos, first install the latest version of the Facebook app on your phone. "iPhone must have iOS 6 installed."

Then from the app "Go to photos app in the left side navigation; Tap Photos; Tap Sync at the bottom of your photos section. Follow the step-by-step instructions."

From desktop, "go to your timeline; Click Photos; and then click Synced From Phone at the top of your photos section. Follow the step-by-step instructions."

Once the photos are synced "they gets saved privately in a section of your Facebook Photos that only you can see. From there, you can choose shots to share or send in a private message," the comapny said.

To view photos in your phone, "Go to the photos app in the left side navigation; Tap Photos; and Tap Synced at the bottom of your photos page."

On compute, "Go to your timeline; Click Photos; Click Synced From Phone at the top of your photos page."

To learn more about Photo Sync, visit the Help Center at Facebook.com/mobile.

Facebook Photo Sync for Desktop and Mobile

Finally, iTunes Gifts now available on Facebook--now, "with Facebook Gifts, you can instantly gift your friends iTunes digital gifts and recommend albums, movies, games, apps, and more available on the iTunes Store," the company wrote.

iTunes digital gifts are available for $10, $15, $25, or $50.

To learn more about Facebook Gifts, visit Facebook.com/Gifts.

iTunes Digital Gifts added to Facebook Gifts