Articles with the tag Photo Sharing

Imgur Raises $40 Million

Imgur, the photo-sharing service well known for its use among Redditors, has raised $40 million in a new round of Series A funding. Led by VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, it’s longtime pal Reddit was also involved, investing “a small amount,” reports The New York Times. While “Imager” is profitable, Founder and CEO Alan Schaaf explains why the […]

Photo Sharing App Povio Joins Y Combinator’s Winter Batch

Povio is a photo sharing app that lets you see what your friends are up to by pinging them and getting a real-time point of view photo. They can then ping you back. The startup that describes itself as ‘photo ping-pong’ is now joining Y Combinator’s Winter batch. It will receive $20k in funding, and […]

Clinch Brings Location-Based Crowdsourcing To Photos And Videos

Clinch is an app that allows people to group photos or videos based on location, and launched today on Android. Similar to Color, whenever a user takes a photo or records video, it is tagged with its location. If you choose to make your photos or videos public, others using the app can add it […]

Your Instagram Filter Says A Lot About You [Infographic]

Why yes, your Instagram filter says something about you. More than you know, as a matter of fact. Instagram hosts 100 million active users who generate roughly 40 million photos each and every day. If you’re a 21st century marketing pro, you probably use user-generated content on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to cull invaluable insights […]

Instagram Reports 90 Million Monthly Active Users Despite TOS Concerns

Instagram has been battling a blitzkrieg of concerns over its recently introduced Terms of Service changes but today the company has reported that it now service an amazing 90 million monthly active users. The report came about via Instagram’s official press page. According to the company Instagram now serves 40 million photos daily with 8500 […]

Facebook Photo Platform Now Includes ‘Drag To Drop’ Feature For Status Updates

Facebook on Christmas Eve rolled out a new drag and drop feature for its photo management system. The “drag to upload” feature allows users to grab all of their photos from their computer and simply drag them into the Facebook interface. The new photo management feature was actually spotted by some Facebook users last week […]

Building Brand Engagement With Photo Sharing On Instagram, Pinterest [Infographic]

A picture is worth a thousand words, right? If you’re trying to build brand engagement on a broad scale, photo sharing with social media sites like Pinterest and Instagram is emerging as one of the best ways to push your goodies. After all, photos are compelling content, and their viral potential is sky high. Social […]

Fake Hurricane Sandy Photos Sweep Through Instagram, Twitter And Tumblr

Hurricane Sandy is ravaging the Eastern seaboard and in its wake users to various social networks have posted some pretty astonishing photos. There is just one problem, many of the photos are stock photos from other category-1 hurricanes and not those of Hurricane Sandy. While many of the photos capture the breadth of a large […]

TwitPic Surpasses 35 Million Users, Finally Releases iPhone App

Twitpic was the first company to make adding pics to Twitter a simple process, yet despite 35 million users it wasn’t until Monday that the company announced its first mobile application. Available as a free iPhone app the program allows users to add filters before posting images to Twitter. Founded in 2007 Twitpic’s API has […]

Instagram Shoots For $50 Million Funding Round, $500 Million Valuation

Instagram is on a roll this week, first they finally released their long awaited Google Android application and now the company is believed to be completing a $50 million Series B funding round led by tech guru’s Sequoia Capital. If the company is successful, and we’re 99.9% sure they will be Instagram will be valued […]

Kaptur’s Social Photo Album Service Raises $2 Million

Kaptur has raised $2 million for its social photo album, money that was culled form venture capital firms and angel investors. The company’s platform works as a photo curating site that grabs all of your friends’ pictures and status updates form Facebook and Twitter and then combines them into one album. Kaptur is currently in […]

Path Network Creates iPhone App “With” and Releases It For Free

Borrowing the concept from Facebook, executives at the mobile network Path have asked their employees once a month to host hackathons in which they work on some type of project outside of their typical work. Employees may create the next big iPhone app or create a new way to share information online, really the choice […]

MorningPics: Receive An Instagram Everyday, Keep Your Memories Fresh

MorningPics is an ingeniously simple idea, the program allows users to connect to their Instagram account and then it sends them one of their photos everyday. The program is intended to allow users to relive their memories by not only sharing photos with users, but also displaying all of the comments their photos have received […]