Facebook’s Photo Transfer Tool Adds Cloud Storage Company Backblaze as an Option

It joins Dropbox, Google Photos, Koofr

Current Backblaze B2 customers can go to Facebook’s Settings & Privacy menu Backblaze

Cloud storage company Backblaze became an option for Facebook’s photo transfer tool Thursday, joining Dropbox, Google Photos and Koofr.

The social network began testing its photos transfer tool in Ireland last December, with Google Photos as the only option, before rolling it out in Canada and the U.S. in Nay, taking it global in June and adding Dropbox and Koofr in September.

Director of privacy and public policy Steve Satterfield said in an updated Newsroom post, “Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage provides a second space to preserve, manage and collaborate on photos, videos and other data.”

Jeremy Milk, head of Backblaze’s product marketing team, said in a blog post that current Backblaze B2 customers can go to Facebook’s Settings & Privacy menu, select Settings, go to Your Facebook Information, select View next to Transfer a Copy of Your Photos or Videos and select Backblaze.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.