Facebook Now Has Bigger, Faster Photos

Former HotPotato founder and now Facebook employee Justin Shaffer wrote about Facebook’s improved photo experience yesterday.

Photos are now shown on a clean white background (it was black).  Uploaded images are bigger (720 pixels to 960 pixels, they load twice as fast, and they are shown in a higher resolution.

More than 250 million photos have been uploaded to Facebook.  Here’s what the new photo experience looks like:

facebook photos

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