All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘TwitPic’

Twitpic Is Shutting Down After All

The rollercoaster ride that is the survival of the once-king of Twitter photo hosting appears to be over. It looks like Twitpic will be shutting down after all. Back in early September, Twitpic announced that it would be shutting down, blaming Twitter and a trademark dispute for the abrupt move. “Unfortunately we do not have the resources to fend off …

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Twitpic Isn’t Shutting Down Anymore, Says It’s Been Acquired

According to Twitpic, the company isn’t shutting down anymore. In fact, it’s been acquired and will live on. That’s all according to a tweet – one that’s admittedly sparse in terms of specifics. “We’re happy to announce we’ve been acquired and Twitpic will live on! We will post more details as we can disclose the,” says Twitpic. No mention of …

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Twitpic Will Shut Down September 25, Blames Twitter

One of the most popular and Twitter-friendly image hosting sites around, Twitpic, is dead. Twitpic founder Noah Everett has announced that the service will be shutting down on September 25th. Why? Apparently, Twitter was threatening legal action. From the Twitpic blog: A few weeks ago Twitter contacted our legal demanding that we abandon our trademark application or risk losing access …

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Chesley Sullenberger Forever Linked to Twitter

It’s hard to believe that it’s been five years since US Airway pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger safely landed a jet carrying 155 passengers onto the Hudson River. The emergency crash landing was needed after a flock of geese blew out both engines. It’s also hard to believe that just one single captivating event helped to launch Twitter as one the …

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TwitPic iPhone Application Finally Released

One of the great aspects of the social networking and microblogging medium of Twitter is that you can automatically post pictures to its service on the fly via a mobile device. The default website that these photos automatically are uploaded to is a quality website called TwitPic, making this website one of the largest social media picture websites out there. …

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TwitPic’s Noah Everett TwitPics His Own Arrest

If you are the founder of the most popular Twitter photo sharing service TwitPic and you find yourself in the backseat of a police car and, most importantly, still in possession of your phone – what is the logical thing to do? If you guessed “post a photo of your predicament to Twitter using TwitPic,” you would be correct. It …

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Rory McIlroy Dominates US Open, Celebrates on Twitter

When someone dominates a major golf championship the way Rory McIlroy dominated the 2011 US Open, the world quickly becomes your oyster In today’s world, normally, the first place such ownership is acknowledged is via the social media circuit, with Twitter and Facebook offering the loudest cheers, or at least, the biggest crowds. Such is the case with McIlroy, who …

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The State of Twitter Photo Sharing

The big news hit yesterday that Twitter will be rolling out its own native image service, powered by PhotoBucket. Users will be able to upload photos and attach them directly to tweets without using one of the many third-party applications that have performed this service for some time now. Twitter is all about a formal and uniform experience. Earlier this …

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