Photo-sharing apps are ten-a-penny these days, but photo-sharing apps backed by Google? Well they’re just a little bit less common.
According to Tech Crunch, Pool Party is just such an app, developed by Slide, one of Google’s acquisitions from last year and currently, it seems, working on autonomous projects within Google.
Pool Party allows users to contribute to group photo albums, allowing users to update them in real-time by uploading new photos to the shared album as a particular event unfolds. Rumour has it that Facebook is working on similar functionality as we write this.
Slide is also responsible for a group-messaging app called Disco, which seems to go head-to-head with Google’s own Huddle app, announced as part of the Google+ project.
The app is available for both iPhone and Android, although since it’s in private Beta, you need an invite from someone already using the service. Alternatively, you can add your name to the (no doubt very long) waiting list for an invite…