tagging

  • Twitter Adds People Tagging And Multiple Photo Sharing To Tweets

    Twitter Adds People Tagging And Multiple Photo Sharing To Tweets

    Twitter has announced a couple of additions to its image offerings today, including the ability to tag up to 10 people in a photo without using any precious characters up. You’ll also now be able to attach up to four photos to a tweet, and Twitter will automatically craft a collage for you. The people-tagging feature will undoubtedly offer Twitter a way to increase the density of its… Read More

  • Kleiner-Backed Stipple Lands $3M To Help Brands Turn Tweeted Photos Into Micro-Storefronts

    Kleiner-Backed Stipple Lands $3M To Help Brands Turn Tweeted Photos Into Micro-Storefronts

    Stipple, the startup that helps publishers and marketers monetize their images, announced this morning that it has raised $3 million in follow-on funding from Sands Capital. This bridge round follows the $5 million series A the company raised in May from Floodgate and Relevance and the $2 million in seed it nabbed in 2010. All told, Stipple now has $10 million in the bank from a laundry list… Read More

  • Bing Improves Its Facebook Integration With Friend Tagging

    Bing Improves Its Facebook Integration With Friend Tagging

    Microsoft’s Bing search engine launched its social sidebar last month and the company has been adding features and support for additional social networks ever since. The core of Bing’s social efforts, however, is its Facebook integration and the company today announced a nice new feature for Facebook users on Bing. The social sidebar already allowed users to ask their Facebook… Read More

  • SXSWi 2010: Stickybits. Real world bookmarking.

    SXSWi 2010: Stickybits. Real world bookmarking.

    It’s funny how and where you will see an innovation. While attending a super-fun event hosted by The Barbarian Group here at SXSW, I ran into a guy named Matt Paul who is the lead developer of an app/service called Stickybits. TechCrunch covered this story back in March, but it was interesting to hear the description of the service first hand from someone behind the scenes. It was also… Read More

  • From Tokyo: Demo of "almost finalized" augmented reality tagging app Sekai Camera (videos)

    From Tokyo: Demo of "almost finalized" augmented reality tagging app Sekai Camera (videos)

    I attended the inaugural event of the AR Commons in Tokyo today, a new initiative that’s supposed to help set “standards of augmented reality as a public environment”. In other words, the symposium is an attempt to understand what augmented reality, the mixing of the real world with computer data, really is and what consequences the concept will have on the society. And one… Read More