Facebook is trying to compete with Instagram, Sugarsync, Google+, and other services that automatically sync your pictures to a cloud account. Overall Facebook is handling things like the others – all go into a private album only you can see, which is good. But still something to be careful about as you're snapping pictures with your smartphone. If you use Android, you may want to choose between Facebook or Google+ to avoid uploading pictures to both places and eating into your data plan.

Facebook Photo Sync: Nine things you should know
Facebook has introduced a new feature for iPhone, iPad and Android users which means you can automatically sync any photos you take on your mobile device with your Facebook account. Here's what …