Flickr Partners With Aviary For Photo Editing Wizardry

Flickr’s given users some sparkling new tools with how they can edit photos on the site thanks to a new partnership with web-based photo editing service Aviary. Aviary has been around as an app for both iOS and Android devices…

Google Ends Picnik, Urchin, Needlebase, Social Graph API, Google Message Continuity

“Take heed! The ants have invaded.” Picnik users will be familiar with all of those cute little picnic-related messages that appear while Picnik carries out various functions. Well, that’s the message that appears now, as Google prepares to shut down…

Google Integrates Picnik with Picasa Web Albums

Today, Google started integrating some features from Picnik (acquired earlier this year) into Picasa Web Albums. The features allow users to edit photos.

Picasa Web Albums users using English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Vietnamese versions will be able to use Picnik photo editing.

Google Buys Cloud Photo Editing Service

Google announced today it has acquired Picnik, a cloud-based photo editing service. The company consists of about 20 employees.

"Google processes petabytes of data every day, and with their worldwide infrastructure and world-class team, it is truly the best home we could have found. Under the Google roof we’ll reach more people than ever before, impacting more lives and making more photos more awesome," says Picnik in its announcement.