The photo sharing culture has started 20 years ago. The storage, in the 1980s, was largely depended on compact discs (CDs) and emails. Later in the 1990s, digital video discs and memory cards replaced CDs and were widely used.
In 1999 Blogger helped popularizing the photo sharing concept. But Shutterfly enabled users to share and print photos online. However, during 2000-2011 the trend undergone many innovative changes like mobile sharing. USB Flash dirvers, iPods have became storage devices.
Social networking site like FaceBook, Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare started offering instant photo editing applications.