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  • Twitter Blindsided Ecosystem Leader Twitpic With Photo Product

    Twitter Blindsided Ecosystem Leader Twitpic With Photo Product

    Yesterday, leading up to today’s announcement of Twitter’s new photo sharing capabilities, we reported hearing that Twitter had approached some ecosystem players months ago about their potential move into the arena. One player not consulted? A massive one: Twitpic. “We never heard from Twitter that they were building a photo feature,” Twitpic founder Noah Everett tells us. Read More

  • Lockerz Rolls Out Rewards-Based Photo Sharing; Plixi Users To Earn Discounts Soon

    Lockerz Rolls Out Rewards-Based Photo Sharing; Plixi Users To Earn Discounts Soon

    A few weeks ago, social commerce network Lockerz acquired photo sharing app Plixi as a way to boost photo sharing on its platform. It looks like the company has hit the ground running in terms of integrations and today is launching a new photo sharing app. Lockerz, which has raised $30 million from Kleiner Perkins newly launched sFund, Liberty Media and Liberty Media’s CEO Greg… Read More

  • Exclusive: Lockerz Acquires Social Photo Sharing App Plixi (Formerly TweetPhoto)

    Exclusive: Lockerz Acquires Social Photo Sharing App Plixi (Formerly TweetPhoto)

    Social commerce network Lockerz has acquired photo sharing app Plixi (which was formerly known as TweetPhoto), we’ve learned exclusively. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but we hear that the acquisition price was between $10 million and $15 million. UPDATE: While Business Insider claims that the deal was $5 million, we have two separate sources confirming our range, and we stand… Read More

  • Plixi, Formerly TweetPhoto, Updated To Offer Location-Based Photo Sharing On The iPhone

    Plixi, Formerly TweetPhoto, Updated To Offer Location-Based Photo Sharing On The iPhone

    Plixi, formerly TweetPhoto, just released their iOS application for the iPhone and Touch. The app lets you take photos and tag them with your current location. You can then see your friends around you and even snoop on others who are uploading to Plixi in your general vicinity, provided they’ve made their locations public. If you smell a problem – namely “network… Read More