EyeEm, the photo marketplace, changes hands as Freepik picks it up out of bankruptcy

EyeEm, the Berlin-based photo marketplace, was once loftily thought of as a possible challenger to Instagram in Europe. More recently has fallen on much harder times, and now it has a new owner. Freep

Talenthouse flotation finally reveals a $40M exit for EyeEm, Europe’s almost-Instagram

Talenthouse AG has made a name for itself as an aggregator of content creators, which is then commissioned by brands for their own social media channels. Brands just can’t seem to come up with the s

Samsung fakes test photo by using a stock DSLR image

Samsung’s Malaysian arm has some explaining to do. The company, in an effort to show off the Galaxy A8 Star’s amazing photo retouching abilities, used a cleverly shot portrait, modified it

One-time Flickr rival 500px acquired by the Getty of China, VCG

500px, the photo-sharing site that once proposed to take on Flickr and Getty, has been acquired by Visual China Group (VCG), a strategic investor in 500px via previous financings. A publicly-traded im

EyeEm’s new products aim to understand brand aesthetics

EyeEm is unveiling new tools to help the brands and marketers using the site to source their images. Underlying these tools is a technology called EyeEm Vision, which we described in-depth earlier thi

How a Berlin startup beat the online giants at image recognition

Can a machine learn aesthetics in a way a human would? Could it then look at a set of photos, and draw on those same aesthetics to reproduce a different set? It’s a big question because it has long-

Adobe teams up with EyeEm to expand its stock photography portfolio

It's been just over a year since Adobe launched its Adobe Stock photography service, with deep integration into the company's Creative Cloud suite. Today, it expands the number of photos available wit

The Roll helps you find the best photos on your phone

Wondering which of the tens of thousands of photos on your phone are worth keeping or sharing may be a thing of the past, thanks to The Roll, a new app from EyeEm. The iOS app analyzes your camera rol

Tech Giants Sign Letter Against EU Laws To Hand Huge New Powers To ISPs

New European legislation which threatens net neutrality is set to go before the EU Parliament Tuesday. The EU is planning new rules it claims will ‘protect’ Net neutrality, but a leading legal exp

EyeEm Brings ‘Open Edit’ To Android

Photosharing startup EyeEm has brought its Open Edit feature to Android. Originally launched on iOS in mid-December, Open Edit lets users see exactly how others got to their final edits and apply the

More Than 200,000 Photographers Have Participated In EyeEm’s “Missions” For Brands

Whenever a new social network or online community springs up, it seems pretty inevitable that brands will eventually try to build a presence there. Naturally, this can cause lots of handwringing and e

EyeEm Launches Open Edit, Letting You See How Pros Edit Their Photos

Photosharing startup EyeEm has launched version 5.0 of their mobile app on iOS and Android, bringing a slew of changes to their editing system that make it easier to get your photos looking like the s

EyeEm’s Algorithms Are Learning What Makes A Photo Great

With its collection on Getty Images, photosharing startup EyeEm has blurred the line between professional photography and the casual shooting we all do that most smartphones have decent cameras and my

EyeEm iOS Update Makes It Easier To Choose Your Best Shot

Photo-sharing service EyeEm has released an update to its iOS app that brings some niceties to the camera and camera roll interfaces. The changes make it easier to see which photos are worth uploading

EyeEm Challenges Flickr For Providing New Media With Relevant Images

While services like Getty are available, I've personally never spent a dime for an image in an article I've written — it's always been easier to do a quick search on Flickr or to shoot my own photos

EyeEm Acquires Computer Vision Startup Sight.io To Make Photo Search And Discovery Better

Berlin-based photo-sharing platform EyeEm has acquired a smaller computer vision startup called Sight.io, both companies are announcing today. As a part of the deal, Sight.io founder Appu Shaji, ori

EyeEm Partners With Foursquare And The Huffington Post For Latest Photography Challenges

Photo-sharing service EyeEm is announcing today that it is partnering with Foursquare and The Huffington Post to get photos taken by its users in front of more people with the introduction of two new

EyeEm Partners With Uber, Gives You A Free Ride To Go Take Photos

Photo-sharing service EyeEm announced today that it is partnering with Uber to offer free rides to its users. The startup has given out a promo code on its blog worth $20 on Uber, and the two companie

EyeEm, ‘Europe’s Instagram,’ Picks Up $6M To Build Out Its Visual Search Engine And Crowdsourced Stock Photo Service

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.eyeem.com">EyeEm</a>, the free Berlin-based iOS, Android and Windows Phone photo app that has at times been referred to as the "Instagram of Europe," is today annou

Scoopshot, The On-Demand Photography Marketplace, Raises $1.2M From World’s “Top Selling” Stock Photographer

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.scoopshot.com">Scoopshot</a>, the crowdsourced on-demand photography marketplace and accompanying smartphone app, is announcing $1.2 million in new funding, adding
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