Asia Bizz: After the social networking site Google+ was opened to the public, 3.4 billion photographs were uploaded on the site within 100 days. The figure was announced by social head of Google Vic Gundotra at the annual Web 2.0 Summit, which began on 17th October 2011.
The figure included all the Android uploads, Picasa and image sharing through websites, the service was flooded with several images in the first 10 days itself. Google has said that the social networking site has currently 40 million users, but has not revealed how many of them are active users.
On the other hand, when compared to the rival Facebook, it has 800 million strong members and every month more than six million pictures are posted on the network. So Facebook has about 100 billion pictures stored in its server.
This has made Facebook the largest image sharing platform in the world. Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google had said that there was room for both Facebook as well as Google+ even in the world where usually one social networking site is always a dominator. Brin added that he has seen many people using lots of services at the same time and has also seen many social networks co-existing.