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  • Apple Pulls 500px’s Mobile Apps From The App Store, Claiming It’s Too Easy To Search For Nude Photos

    Apple Pulls 500px’s Mobile Apps From The App Store, Claiming It’s Too Easy To Search For Nude Photos

    Toronto photo-sharing startup 500px is reporting today that both of its applications, 500px for iOS and its recent acquisition ISO500, have been pulled from the Apple App Store due to concerns about nude photos. Combined, the apps have over 1 million downloads, 500px COO Evgeny Tchebotarev tells us. The flagship application has just under a million downloads, while ISO500 has a little… Read More

  • Gorgeous Photos, Now In Your Pocket: 500px Arrives On iPhone

    Gorgeous Photos, Now In Your Pocket: 500px Arrives On iPhone

    Hot on the heels of acquiring the makers of a popular iPhone app for browsing the photos on its service, the Toronto-based photo-sharing startup 500px is debuting an iPhone application of its own today. The move comes just over a year after the company launched its first iOS application, 500px for iPad, which is also seeing a minor update today, as the two apps are now launching as a… Read More

  • 500px’s Terms Of Service Are Kind Of Awesome

    500px’s Terms Of Service Are Kind Of Awesome

    Your access to and use of the Site may be interrupted from time to time as a result of equipment malfunction, updating, maintenance or repair of the Site or any other reason within or outside the control of the company. The company reserves the right to suspend or discontinue the availability of the Site and/or any Service and/or remove any Content at any time at its sole discretion and… Read More

  • 500px Debuts ‘Plus’ Paid Membership Plan To Go Head-To-Head Against Flickr

    500px Debuts ‘Plus’ Paid Membership Plan To Go Head-To-Head Against Flickr

    500px, the photo sharing website that has become the new darling of the photo buff set, today rolled out a new $19.95/year ‘Plus’ membership plan, putting it more squarely in competition with Flickr. Up until now, 500px’s premium offering has catered mostly to the “power user” and professional photographer set, with a $49.95/year “Awesome” plan… Read More

  • 500px Rolls Out New Browsing And Sharing Features – Plus A Market

    500px Rolls Out New Browsing And Sharing Features – Plus A Market

    Upstart photo-sharing service 500px is bringing some significant changes to the site that should be going live right now (although they’re being hammered, so be patient). The site was already one of the frontrunners as far as design and user uptake, and these new features should help that right along. There’s a new curated and social photo stream called “Flow” and a… Read More

  • Finally! Flickr Alternative 500px Launches Its Lightroom Plugin

    Finally! Flickr Alternative 500px Launches Its Lightroom Plugin

    Finally? Yes, that’s what the users of the Toronto-based photography community 500px will be saying today, as the service publicly launches its long-awaited Lightroom publisher plugin. Although often pitched as a Flickr alternative (ahem), 500px is actually targeted more towards professional photographers and those who make a living off selling their photos, than is towards the… Read More

  • White-Hot Flickr Alternative 500px Raises $525K In Series A

    As the complaints about Flickr continue to pile on, scrappy Toronto-based service 500px continues to grow, going from 1000 users in 2009 to over 85K (around 45K of which have joined in the last three months). And after two years of bootstrapping, the startup is today announcing its $525K Series A round with investment from High Line Venture Capital, Deep Creek Capital and ff Venture Capital. Read More