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Google Photos has become the preferred tool for millions of users around the world when it comes to saving and organizing the images and videos of their lives . It is a service that is much more than a "gallery in the cloud", thanks to functions such as " memories ", a recently added element that allows you to view memories of a specific topic in the form of stories in the purest Instagram style.

The memories of Google Photos have been adding value to the experience with the app for more than a year now, and over the months, we have seen how the application was generating new collections on different topics . Today, there are already many themes of images and videos that we can find in the application.

What are Google Photos memories and how do they work?

If you open the Google Photos app right now, at the top of the screen you will find a carousel of featured images . This is the section that Google refers to as “Memories”.

When you touch on one of the available memories, you will see a series of stories in the style of those of Instagram or other apps and social networks , which allow you to see images from several years ago , or those organized based on different themes.

These themes are generated by Google through algorithms based on artificial intelligence , which examine our collection of images in search of those that are similar, or that may be part of the same group.

All the themes of memories available in Photos

As explained in Android Police, over the last few months, Google Photos users have been finding more and more memories of different themes. Today, these are all that have been discovered:

  • Looking for the gold : sports scenes.
  • Heart of the city : city scenes and metropolitan skylines
  • In the limelight : live performances, plays or concerts
  • Splashes : Waterfalls, water parks and the like
  • Sand and sea : beach scenes
  • In the country : scenes of plains and agriculture
  • Roller coasters and attractions : amusement parks and the like
  • The best of winter 2020
  • Move : dance floors and improvised dances
  • Health! : group photos in restaurants or bars
  • In the forest : tree scenes or on top of viewpoints
  • Let's play! : table games
  • On top of the world : high on hill and mountain peaks
  • The magic hour : images and clips at twilight
  • What are you cooking? : in the kitchen, at the dining room table
  • Outside to play : children playing and having fun
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Seeing the good reception of this function by users, it is to be expected that Google will continue to include new themes for memories in Photos. If so, we will update the previous list to include all of them.

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