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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Photo Sharing’

Bump And Flock Are Shutting Down This Month

Bump announced that it had been acquired by Google back in September. At the time, the company said that both the Bump app and its Flock photo sharing app would continue on. That is no longer the case. Bump revealed in a blog post that both apps will be shut down effective January 31st as the Bump team continues working …

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Twizgrid Upgrade Gives Twitter an Aesthetic Contrast

Twizgrid, the increasingly popular photo browser for Twitter, released a comprehensive new upgrade that will have tweeters marveling at its sheer utility. While Twitter is usually a place where words are the centerpiece of interest, Twizgrid has a goal to bring contrast to that notion by providing a uniquely visual experience on the platform. Their latest group of enhancements makes …

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Facebook Camera App Launches For iOS

Facebook has announced that its new Camera app will be launching later today. The app is a social photo-sharing app similar to Instagram. Facebook Product Manager Dirk Stoop outlined briefly what functionality the app will have. When users first download and log into the app they will be presented with a grid of pictures posted by people on their friends …

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Flickr Introduces ‘Liquid’ Layout

Photo sharing platform Flickr has been undergoing a redesign, recently launching a new uploader that accommodates larger pictures, in line with the platform’s philosophy of “Large sizes + Low compression = Beautiful Photos.” Now hi-resolution pictures are viewable via Flickr’s main page, according to the site’s blog. Flickr calls this its “liquid” layout, and adjusts photo size according to the …

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Facebook “Acquires” Another Photo-sharing Service – Lightbox

Users who jump onto the Lightbox website this afternoon will be surprised with a short message declaring that the Lightbox team is joining Facebook. Over on the Lightbox blog, Thai Tran and Nilesh Patel, the co-founders of Lightbox, posted a thank-you and farewell to their loyal user community. From the blog post: We started Lightbox because we were excited about …

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Flickr Introduces Pinterest Attributed Sharing

[UPDATE] Today Pinterest is also rolling out similar attribution for Behance, Vimeo, and YouTube. Check out the Pinterest blog for all of the details. [ORIGINAL] Flickr today announced a new way to share Flickr photos, favorites, groups, and galleries. On the Flickr blog, Kay Kremerskothen, a Flickr community manager, announced that Flickr, having worked closely with Pinterest, will now allow …

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Flickr’s Android App Enables Batch Loading

The batch loading of photos on Flickr, a popular website for users to share and embed personal photographs, has become possible thanks to their Flickr Android App. If you own an Android phone you can select as many photos from your gallery as you want. Weak signals will not get in the way of downloading on the go because Flickr …

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“Dabble” Launched by Former Twitter Vice President

After Instagram was recently bought by Facebook for a hefty $1 billion, it’s to be expected that mobile app stores will see more photo-sharing apps pop up to get in on the action. In fact, an argument could be made that there is a place in the market for an Instagram replacement, given the reaction to its purchase by some …

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500px Offers New $20 Premium Plan

Toronto-based image hosting site 500px, which calls itself ‘the best photography site in the world,’ has just unveiled a new level in its pay plans, simply called called ‘Plus.’ At first glance, one might suspect that 500px is to Flickr as Vimeo is to YouTube: it’s a flashier looking platform, catering more exclusively to artists than to the masses. Below …

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President Obama Joins Instagram, Brings Photo Filtering To The 2012 Campaign Trail

As the campaign season heats up, President Obama is taking one more step to connect with the iOS culture – by joining Instagram. The wildly popular photo filtering app is already on its way to becoming a consummate social network, as users’ photos are displayed on a news-feed-type stream complete with commenting and “liking” abilities. With Instagram, Obama, who already …

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