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Facebook Bug Briefly Allowed Access To Private Photos Facebook Bug Briefly Allowed Access To Private Photos

The sleuths over at ZDNet discovered a flaw in Facebook’s profile security earlier today that permitted anyone to access private photos – i.e., the photos you likely don’t share with most people – on accounts due to a flaw in …

Facebook Photos Get Faster Facebook Photos Get Faster

Back in August, Facebook launched the ability to share larger photos, and that load times were twice as fast. Today, the company announced some further speed improvements. In a new update to that original announcement on the Official Facebook Blog, …

Carousel Lets Don Draper Wax Nostalgic About Your Instagram Photos Carousel Lets Don Draper Wax Nostalgic About Your Instagram Photos

Fans of AMC’s Mad Men probably remember the scene where a beleaguered Don Draper makes a pitch to the guys from Kodak on how to sell their new device, the Carousel. He markets the rotating slide projector on the feeling …

Add Some Halloween Flair To Your Google+ Photos Add Some Halloween Flair To Your Google+ Photos

Today, Google announced a set of new features for Google+, including apps integration, a “What’s Hot” trend finder, and Ripples, a way to visualize how your posts flow through the Google+ graph. They also launched the Creative Kit, a simple …

Toss This Camera For Awesome Panoramic Photos Toss This Camera For Awesome Panoramic Photos
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Enjoy taking photos? Enjoy taking panoramic photos? Enjoy throwing your camera into the air, high above your head? This is probably the product for you. The patent-pending Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera allows you to obtain full spherical panoramas with a …

Twitter Lets You Share Pics Via Text Messages Twitter Lets You Share Pics Via Text Messages

Twitter is now letting users send photos via text messages. In a post on the Twitter blog, the company announced that you can enter the text of your tweet as you normally would, and attach a photo and send it …

Instagram 2.0 Adds Live Filtering, Higher Resolution Photos Instagram 2.0 Adds Live Filtering, Higher Resolution Photos

Last month, photo sharing app Instagram hit an impressive milestone: 150 million photos shared by over 7 million users. To put this into context, at the same point in their early life, both Twitter and Facebook had yet to reach …

iPhone 5 Rumor: First Photo From The New Device? iPhone 5 Rumor: First Photo From The New Device?
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A wild iPhone 5 photo appears! More specifically, a photo supposedly taken from an iPhone 5. If accurate, this would be the first pic ever taken from the upcoming device to make its way to the internet – as well …

Photobucket CEO: Mobile Photo Tweets Will Scale Rapidly in Coming Months Photobucket CEO: Mobile Photo Tweets Will Scale Rapidly in Coming Months

Photobucket, which powers Twitter’s new photo uploading feature, released some survey results this week looking at mobile photo and video uploading trends. Though the Photobucket-powered Twitter feature is only available on Twitter.com at this point (as opposed to the mobile …

Google+ Now Lets You See Who You’ve Been Tagged With On One Page Google+ Now Lets You See Who You’ve Been Tagged With On One Page

Google announced a new feature of Google+ that lets users view all of the people they’ve been tagged with in photos on a single page. “Seeing photos that you and your friends are tagged in together is a great way …

Is Facebook About to Take a Piece of the Photo-Filtering Pie? Is Facebook About to Take a Piece of the Photo-Filtering Pie?

Amateur mobile-photographers with a penchant for spicing up their images might have another option in the coming months. According to the New York Times, Facebook is planning on jumping into the photo-filtering game. The Times quotes two anonymous Facebook engineers …

Google Launches Panoramio Groups Google Launches Panoramio Groups

Google has launched a new feature for Panoramio called Panoramio Groups, which lets you create or join a community based on your interests. “This new feature lets you create a sub-community within Panoramio around a topic you’re passionate about, so …

Google+ Now Lets You See Who Photo Albums Are Shared With Google+ Now Lets You See Who Photo Albums Are Shared With

Google+ Photos engineer Jon Moon announced a new feature for photos on Google+ via a Google+ update. Now when albums are shared with you, you can see who else it is shared with. “You may have noticed that when someone …

Twitter Photo Galleries Launched Twitter Photo Galleries Launched
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Twitter has released photo galleries for individual users, in a subtle move that could have huge implications for the social network’s competition with rivals Facebook and Google+. In Twitter’s help center, it says, “User galleries on Twitter aggregate the images …

Twitter Media Upload API Launched Twitter Media Upload API Launched
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Last week, Twitter rolled out its new photo sharing feature, and now they’ve announced they’re sharing the Twitter Media Upload API. This will allow developers to attach images to tweets. Jason Costa, who works on Platform at Twitter writes: If …

Twitter Photo Sharing Feature Now Live Twitter Photo Sharing Feature Now Live
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Twitter appears to be olling out its native photo sharing feature. If you click on the “what’s happening now” box on Twitter.com, you will see a camera icon, which when clicked, will allow you to choose a photo from your …

Flickr Hits 6 Billion Photos Flickr Hits 6 Billion Photos
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Flickr, the photo sharing site owned by Yahoo, announced today that it has uploaded its 6 billionth photo. “Over the last 5 years uploads have been increasing 20% year-over-year and we love hitting a milestone like this,” says Flickr’s Kay …

Instagram Milestone: 150 Million Photos Instagram Milestone: 150 Million Photos

I’ll preface this post by saying that I am a total Instagram fanboy. No shame. What I first downloaded on a whim has earned a place on my mobile device home screen. It’s an app that I find myself checking …

Google+ Makes Picasa Web Albums Cool Again Google+ Makes Picasa Web Albums Cool Again
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If Google+ accomplishes nothing else for Google (though it looks like it may accomplish quite a bit), it seems to be getting people using Picasa Web Albums more, and that is a direct competitor of Facebook’s Photos. The whole Google+ …

Facebook Photos of Amputees Used on Porn Sites Facebook Photos of Amputees Used on Porn Sites
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When you put a photo of yourself on Facebook, few think about the fact that the photo can be copied and disseminated for any number of purposes. Whether it be to advertise a product, become the butt of an internet …

Twitter’s Photo Feature and Third-Party Apps Twitter’s Photo Feature and Third-Party Apps

As you may know, Twitter announced a partnership with PhotoBucket and the ability for Twitter users to upload photos and attach them to tweets right from Twtiter.com. The functionality will also roll out to Twitter’s mobile apps. This leaves questions …