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. That’s interesting… → Read More
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.
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 by reported… → Read More
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 effect” – raise your hand. → Read More