A Facebook blog post yesterday announced the rollout of new Photos features. Now the largest online photo service on the web three number of new features are being made available.

Facebook rolling out new photos features

Higher Resolution – an increase of the size of the photos stored from 720 pixels to 2048 pixels on the longest edge.

A New Photo Viewer – A new viewer makes it simpler and faster to navigate photos. You can now view photos and even whole albums without even having to go to a new page. Instead, the photo opens in the centre of your screen.

Easier Tagging and Uploading – You will now be able to tag multiple photos in the same album all at once, as well as tag photos of the same person in a far easier fashion. Also the new image uploader has been redesigned to be faster and more stable.