Dropbox adds ‘from others’ tab to track all of the shared links you’ve clicked on

Dropbox adds ‘from others’ tab to track all of the shared links you’ve clicked on

If you are a Dropbox user, you are acutely aware of the number of content links that your friends, family, and coworkers will send you. It can become confusing. Happily,Dropbox has released a new feature today that will track what content you have visited via shared links.

Now, you can keep close tabs on just what you have seen, either for proof – I did see that – or simply to help you track what you have seen and resurface the same bits of Internet. Via the company, here’s what you can expect in practice:

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Dropbox is a competitor in the cloud storage and file syncing business. It’s opponents, Google Drive, Microsoft’s SkyDrive, Box, and others, compete with it for market share in a growing consumer and enterprise niche. Its success is component to the larger trend towards cloud computing storage.

The company is widely tipped to be heading towards a public offering in the next year.

Today’s feature bump is a decent upgrade to its interface. However, Dropbox has a stronger focus on integrating with partner companies and apps. That said, if you do use Dropbox, the new capability is a boon.

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