openphoto

  • Liberate Your Pics: OpenPhoto Brings Its Killer Photo Sharing Platform To Your iPhone

    Liberate Your Pics: OpenPhoto Brings Its Killer Photo Sharing Platform To Your iPhone

    If you’ve ever scoffed at Flickr, felt that photo sharing and storage websites hold your photos hostage, associated photos on the Web with platform lock-in, then you’ve already started to get a sense of why Jaisen Mathai left Yahoo last year to build OpenPhoto. Appalled by having to watch Yahoo let an awesome startup/service like Flickr go to seed, (“I was extremely frustrated… Read More

  • Former Yahoo Engineer Quits To Build A Flickr Killer On Kickstarter

    Former Yahoo Engineer Quits To Build A Flickr Killer On Kickstarter

    As Mike Arrington wrote back in April, it can sometimes feel like certain photo-sharing websites have more of a hostage-taking approach to their business models than a “lets-please-the-customer” model. The photo-sharing experience then effectively becomes synonymous with platform lock-in — if you try to leave, you may not be able to take your images with you. Or, if you… Read More