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How to transfer photos from Facebook to Google

From the moment the first Google+ invitation was sent, people have been rushing to find ways to transfer their Facebook friends and data into Google's arms. Naturally, this means that they have to move their photos too. Here's how to handle that step.

TechCrunch reports that a service called will happily transfer your photos from Facebook to Picasa — the photo-sharing service linked to Google+ and soon-to-be-known as Google Photos.

All you need to do is head over to the site, log in with your Facebook account, and let your images travel over to their new home.

Naturally, there are a few catches to keep in mind.

For starters, it's an all or nothing situation — meaning that you can't pick and choose which photos to transfer. You're also going to have to wave goodbye to any captions, comments, likes and such as those won't make it over to Picasa. Other than that, it's a smooth move and requires no effort on your part other than some patience as things transfer.

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Rosa Golijan writes about tech here and there. She's obsessed with Twitter and loves to be liked onFacebook. Oh, and she can be found on Google+, too.