Sharing life’s joy

SOCIAL media sites have made sharing precious family photos quicker and easier than ever before. But with around one billion people uploading images to Facebook each week this convenience could come at a price.

New research has explored how images previously found in the family photograph album are now likely to be located on the screens of phones and tablets.

Social media websites help families and friends stay in touch.

Social media websites help families and friends stay in touch.

Researcher Donell Holloway, from Edith Cowan University, explained families were outsourcing to social networking sites the task of creating, curating, sharing and archiving family memories.

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