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  • Selfie App Frontback To Shut Down On August 15th After Two Years

    Selfie App Frontback To Shut Down On August 15th After Two Years

    It was a simple premise during the height of the selfie hype: take a photo of yourself as well as what’s in front of you. It was called a “frontback.” We launched Frontback two years ago, it’s been the highlight of our lives! Sadly, we're winding down on August 15th http://t.co/7Vb7IZuoyo — F. della Faille (@fredd) July 23, 2015 Now it’s called… Read More

  • Selfinception: Frontback Adds Selfie Comments

    Selfinception: Frontback Adds Selfie Comments

    All your selfies are belong us. Popular photo-sharing app Frontback just received a major update. You will now be able to leave comments on a Frontback post — but not just text comments. With Frontback React, you take a selfie of your reaction and adds a few words. It’s perfectly in line with the deeply personal soul of the app. While I very irregularly post to Frontback, I open… Read More

  • Photo-Sharing App Frontback Comes To Android

    Photo-Sharing App Frontback Comes To Android

    Frontback just released the Android version of its popular photo-sharing app. Previously, the app was only available on iOS. But even with just the iPhone app, the app was downloaded one million times over the past eight months. With the new Android release, the company can certainly expect many new users. Frontback started as a photo-taking app to capture fleeting moments. A Frontback post is… Read More

  • Frontback Update Adds Better User Profiles

    Frontback Update Adds Better User Profiles

    Photo-sharing app Frontback just received an update in the App Store. The company revamped user profiles to make them a little more informative. Now, you can see an avatar, the nickname and full name, a user description and a location. You can also easily access followers and following lists. Finally, you can block someone if you don’t want this particular person to see your Frontbacks. As… Read More

  • These Selfie Apps Refuse To Die

    These Selfie Apps Refuse To Die

    Anyone can create a self-portrait. Hell, we’ve been painting them since the stone age. But it’s the way you share them that can be special. Are selfies narcissistic? Sure. Can they be annoying? Yes, if done with too much arrogance, vanity, or frequency. But they’re not pointless. Selfies fill a void in face-to-face communication and context left by our shift away from… Read More

  • How Frontback Is Getting Popular in Japan

    How Frontback Is Getting Popular in Japan

    While today’s update is a significant one for photo-sharing app Frontback, something unexpected is happening as well — Frontback is blowing up in Japan, China and Brazil. In fact, the app is now more popular in these countries than in the U.S. “In the U.S., people are using Frontback for important events like the Superbowl to make a statement and share what they are… Read More

  • Frontback Update Adds Photo Booth-Like Timer, Notifications & Localizations

    Frontback Update Adds Photo Booth-Like Timer, Notifications & Localizations

    Photo-sharing app Frontback just received a brand new update in the App Store. The two main new features are a new notification screen and the addition of a timer in the photo-taking screen. This way, you can just tap once to take the front picture, and a timer will start for the back picture, like in a photo booth. The new hands free self-timer is also a fun way to take a Frontback. When… Read More

  • From A Failing Product To A Successful Video-Sharing App, Mindie Raises $1.2 Million

    From A Failing Product To A Successful Video-Sharing App, Mindie Raises $1.2 Million

    Mindie’s story is a great tale for every aspiring entrepreneur. When I first talked with the French team, the startup wasn’t working on its viral music video app, but was working on something completely different called Ever. In only a few months, Mindie was able to abandon its storytelling app Ever, create another app, release it, get a bit of traction. And now it just closed a… Read More

  • Buzzy Photo App Frontback Shuns Twitter Interest, Raises Millions Instead

    Buzzy Photo App Frontback Shuns Twitter Interest, Raises Millions Instead

    Frontback, the photo app that lets users create composite images using the front and rear cameras on their iPhone handsets, is on a roll. Launched only in August of this year, it’s now picked up some 300,000 downloads on virtually zero marketing budget — but a lot of buzz from the likes of Ashton Kutcher, Jack Dorsey and… wait for it… the Prime Minister of… Read More