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  • Apparently Super Bowl Fans Really Like Cars And Chips On Social Media

    Apparently Super Bowl Fans Really Like Cars And Chips On Social Media

    We’ve gotten to the point where pretty much every social media and advertising company has to release its own report about Super Bowl ad trends and effectiveness. One of the more interesting ones was a collaboration between Chute and Ditto. The two startups work on visual content (Chute gives marketers tools for harnessing user-generated content like photos, while Ditto is more focused… Read More

  • Investors Build New Marketing Tools For The Visual Web

    Investors Build New Marketing Tools For The Visual Web

    Navigating the web these days is increasingly a case of what you see is what you get. Sites like Pinterest and Tumblr, and apps like Instagram, Vine, and Snapchat are replacing text updates with images and video as the primary mode of communication — and marketers and investors are taking notice. Read More

  • Chute Makes It Easy For Brands To Ask Fans For Permission To Use Their Photos

    Chute Makes It Easy For Brands To Ask Fans For Permission To Use Their Photos

    Chute is a startup aiming to become a “complete visual platform” for brands and publishers, initially by helping customers collect and publish user images and videos. Today it’s taking an important step in that direction by adding tools for companies to actually get user permission to republish their content. There are companies, including Chute’s customers, who… Read More

  • Chute Brings Its Photo Aggregation Tools Into Real-World Locations With Chute Live

    Chute Brings Its Photo Aggregation Tools Into Real-World Locations With Chute Live

    Chute is a Y Combinator-backed startup that helps publishers and brands incorporate photos and other media (sometimes submitted directly by users, sometimes aggregated from social networking sites) onto their own websites. Now it’s offering similar functionality for real-world locations, thanks to a new feature called Chute Live. For example, according to co-founder Ranvir Gujral… Read More

  • YC-Backed Chute Nabs $2.7M From Salesforce & More To Become The Twilio For Media Content

    YC-Backed Chute Nabs $2.7M From Salesforce & More To Become The Twilio For Media Content

    Chute knows you’re tired of hearing about yet another photo-sharing or photo-syncing app. So, although it dwells in the photo sphere, thankfully Chute is taking a different approach. The recent Y Combinator grad set out to become the go-to service that app developers and content producers turn to for managing and enhancing photos in their app or on their website. You can think of Chute as… Read More

  • Y Combinator-Backed Chute Launches A Twilio For Photos

    Y Combinator-Backed Chute Launches A Twilio For Photos

    We’ve heard a lot about photo-sharing apps over the last year or two, and although the launch of a new social photo app may result in eye-rolling by some, images are becoming an ever-more important medium for communication. As our lives, products, and communications become increasingly visual, content producers, app developers, and site owners alike all have to ramp up their services to… Read More