The storage of files in the cloud made life much easier. Users can view files and photos from any I can view files and photos from any phone, tablet or computer that is connected to the Internet and download them as needed. Even if you lose your phone or your computer crashes, cloud storage gives you a backup for files so they'll never get lost.
Cloud storage is also important for people working from home who have to share files for their colleages. Many cloud storage services also have a free tier, and different pricing options.