It also updated the Google Drive
app earlier this week, and added a similar feature.
For example, some countries restrict use of Gmail and Google Drive
as a system of record due to the fact that there can be no guarantee that data will not leave the country of origin.
A Twitter account named "Anon Leaks" shared screenshots of the group chat containing private photos and videos of female students placed in a Google drive
'With this updated policy, we'll limit the types of apps that have broad access to content or data via Drive APIs (application programming interface),' Google Drive
product manager Hodie Meyers said in a blog post.
According to the report comparing Google Drive
, Microsoft OneDrive for Business, and SharePoint Online, "When we used Google Drive
, most things were quicker—from uploading and downloading large files on laptops to previewing documents on smartphones.
or GDrive for iOS and Android now boasts of a neater and seamless appearance after the update.
is like a filing cabinet for all your pictures, videos and documents.
It has full Wi-Fi for scanning directly to Dropbox or Google Drive
from anywhere in the house, and you can save in TIFF and JPEG formats in resolutions from 300dpi to 1,200dpi with automatic file naming and color restoration.
If a user attempts to upload and store a video to Google Photos that's not officially supported by the service, it will eat up the user's storage space on Google Drive
. The only video formats supported by Google Photos are:
But the service has struck a deal withGoogleto soften the blow, as the WhatsApp backups will not count towards Google Drive
In an FAQ, messaging platform WhatsApp has given details of a deal that allows users to backup to Google Drive
without worrying about storage costs.