What people are doing wrong when it comes to photographing their loved ones
Jun 12, 2022
Last Updated: June 12, 2022
OnePulse performed a 1000-person poll on our behalf and found that a shocking proportion of users are leaving their old images vulnerable to data loss in the case of a device failure or security compromise. 25.6 percent of respondents to a survey on their cloud storage preferences and data backup practises revealed that they do not utilise picture cloud storage. The majority of respondents (37.4%) prefer physical discs over cloud storage as a method of data storage (33.4 percent ). About 12.2 percent use USB flash drives, 5.6% use tape, and 19.6% use external hard drives and NAS devices. In spite of the growing importance of cloud storage for both consumers and businesses, physical devices are still the preferred method of storing our digital data. More over half of those polled said they “store images largely on Google” as the cloud-based service they use most often. 42.1 percent of people who don’t subscribe to Google One choose the free version, despite the constraints on upload and resolution placed on those who don’t. However, just a little more than a quarter of those who use Google Photos or a Google Photos equivalent pay for the storage they use. 8.9% of respondents said they used the cloud services provided by Facebook, which was a pleasant surprise. Another 8.4 percent of people keep their images on other free sites. Analyzing the outcomes
When it comes to preserving the material that means most to us, the results of TechRadar Pro’s survey reveal some interesting trends. Videos and photographs are now more valuable than ever before. Security and privacy problems are inherent in any heartbreaking loss, regardless of whether it’s a stolen item or a data breach that occurs. However, some people’s aversion to online picture storage (as seen by the 21% who don’t keep any photographs at all) may be motivated by worries about other aspects of security and privacy. It’s no secret that data breaches in the cloud are on the rise, which is driving consumers to lose faith in technology businesses. The process of establishing and maintaining a reliable media backup may also be a problem in the workplace. Many businesses lack the time and resources necessary to effectively categorise and maintain the increasing number of digital assets that are being exchanged across divisions. However, there is encouraging news in that 71% of people have picture backups in case of problems. For the time being, physical storage and cloud storage are almost tied. Online picture backup is poised to overtake local storage as the preferred method of storing photos in the future. It’s just too handy to ignore, and it’s not limited to smartphones and desktop PCs. Cloud storage, like video conferencing, has become commonplace due to the rise of remote and hybrid working.