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Facebook 'Scrapbook' makes it easy to tag, organize photos of your kiddos

By Shawn Knight
Mar 31, 2015
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    Facebook has launched a new Scrapbook feature that allows parents to better organize photos of their children. Or in other words, get ready to see a flood of baby photos take over your News Feed in the coming days and weeks.

    Facebook Product Manager Dan Barak, a self-professed photography lover, said he noticed that the more pictures he shared of his son on the social network, the more scattered they became across different photo albums.

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    Some parents have created Facebook profiles for infants despite the fact that it’s against Facebook’s policy. Because the site doesn’t allow people under the age of 13 to have a profile, Barak needed a better way to organize such photos.

    His team ran a small survey among parents that post pictures of their kids online. They learned that 65 percent of parents tag their partner in photos of their kids so they can also be seen by their friends. These same parents told Facebook that they’d like a way to collect photos of their kids without having to step outside the bounds of the company’s terms of service. As such, Scrapbook was born.

    The feature allows parents to organize photos of their kids using a special tag that pulls everything into a customizable Scrapbook. Parents that create Scrapbooks can co-own them with their partner and choose what to call the tag (the kid’s name, initials or perhaps a nickname). Only owners of the Scrapbook can tag your child in photos.

    To get started, go to the About section of your profile and click on Family and Relationships.

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  2. DjKraid

    DjKraid TS Guru Posts: 536   +21

    ...if the kids only knew about the interweb and that their faces are getting spread...
    It's actually sad, I think that everyone should be allowed to choose if they want to be seen on the web or not. After a pic is thrown out there it will be out there...almost forever...so when the kid grows up and doesn't want to "join" the web or social media that persons face is already out there. Personally I can say that I get mad as hell when someone posts my old pictures on the web (my mom for ex.).
     
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,507   +2,055

    I don't have a FB account anymore but even while I did I would never have dreamed of uploading any of my photos to it.
     
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