Instagram’s New ‘Favorites’ Feature Aims to Eliminate the Need for ‘Finstagram’

Instagram had been testing a new feature with which users can now create a list of friends. Called Favorites, users can now share posts with a smaller group of people rather than all of their followers. The feature is an…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

“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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Look out Flickr – Photobucket Is Making a Comeback

Remember photo sharing website Photobucket? The service slid off the radar for a few years, but according to company CEO Tom Munro, it’s back and ready to compete.

Facebook Photo Sharing App Coming Soon?

It appears Facebook may want users to do more with photos, as leaked images and documents suggest that the social network is on the verge of unveiling its own photo sharing app for the iPhone. TechCrunch has obtained “roughly 50…

Water for Elephants, Color App Partner Up for Premiere

The new film “Water for Elephants” releases wide next Friday, but excited fans will have the chance to experience the world premiere much sooner. @colorColorFox, Color App Partner for ‘Water for Elephants’ Premiere (Exclusive) – The Hollywood Reporter http://t.co/VnD0gaO 9…

Facebook Photo Sharing More Popular With Women

Women who base their self worth on their appearance share more photos on Facebook and have a larger network of friends, according to new research from the University of Buffalo. Michael A. Stefanone, PhD, says the results suggest women identify…

Facebook Testing Facial Detection for Tagging in Photos

Facebook is testing some new features for photos. One such feature is a new way of tagging people.

Looking at Polaroid’s Photo Sharing Service

A couple months ago Polaroid launched a new online photo and video sharing service called Polaroid Studio. It didn’t initially receive a whole lot of buzz, but WebProNews stopped by their exhibit at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas earlier this month, and got a look at just what Polaroid Studio’s all about.