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How many photos have ever been taken? | 1000memories

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According to these boffins, Facebook hosts around 4% of all the photos that have ever been taken. And roughly 20% of all the photos taken this year will be uploaded to Facebook.

Kids – not even kids, teenagers – are growing up in a world where cameras are ubiquitous, they’re just part of the device you carry around with you. And photography isn’t some arcane, expensive hobby. It’s been democratized.

I can’t wait to see what this means for the next generation of photojournalists.