The social giant Facebook today seems believe to have taken a whole new step in bringing its users more closely. The company reportedly starting from today has rolled out ability to insert images natively into comments, starting with web.
Facebook confirmed the move to The Next Web, saying that the feature comes first to web and then followed to mobile, although one can view it currently from the native apps. The feature was bult by Bon Baldwin, one from company’s hackathon who wrote on his Facebook page:
When I’m talking with a friend, sometimes showing a photo helps me tell a story much better than words alone. If we’re hanging out in person, I can show a photo from my phone, but on Facebook I’d have to post a link to a photo. Now, you’ll be able to attach a photo directly when posting a comment. I hope this will make threads with friends more expressive and engaging.
I built this at a hackathon with Eric Faller, Zizhuang Yang, Ashwin Bharambe, Brandon Souba, and Alex Madjar. I also got some clutch help just before launch from Aditya Koolwal, Dan Muriello, Eugene Bogatov, and Summit Shrestha. I’m so happy to launch, as this is the most exciting photos feature I’ve shipped to date!
If you’d like to try this out, feel free to post a reaction photo on this thread!