photo sharing

  • So, does anybody want Twitter?

    So, does anybody want Twitter?

    Twitter is in trouble. In a move out of a middle school flag football game, Microsoft selected LinkedIn to join its team. The sheer size of the transaction has reignited conversations about who will be picked next to join the super special circle of public mega-cap tech companies. Vultures have been circling Twitter for well over a year, but the company has defied all experts who have… Read More

  • Unfade saves your boxes of photographs from the claws of history

    Unfade saves your boxes of photographs from the claws of history

    We all have boxes and boxes worth of photographs from the days before digital photography, just begging to be rescued from obscurity. Unfade is a new app from the team behind Scanbot to help photographers immortalize their images. The app uses the technology that makes Scanbot great, and adds a layer of ease-of-use for photography buffs, taking the hassle and inconvenience out of turning… Read More

  • Wickr Foundation invests in Whistler, an app dedicated to helping activists and citizen reporters

    Wickr Foundation invests in Whistler, an app dedicated to helping activists and citizen reporters

    Earlier today at the Oslo Freedom Forum, the Wickr Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to private communication and uncensored information, announced its first investment in a new secure communications and education app for human rights activists and citizen reporters called Whistler. Around the world, thousands of citizen activists have turned to the Internet and social media as… Read More

  • The Roll helps you find the best photos on your phone

    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 roll and uses computer vision to tag your images and rank your photos by how good they are. Read More

  • Facebook Moments launches in the EU & Canada without facial recognition

    Facebook Moments launches in the EU & Canada without facial recognition

    Facebook announced this morning that its private photo-sharing application, Facebook Moments, is now available in all countries worldwide, thanks the launch of a new, modified version in the EU and Canada. While the U.S. and other international versions of the application take advantage of facial recognition technology to suggest which friends to share with by identifying who appears in… Read More

  • Why go Live? Facebook’s head of video Fidji Simo will tell Disrupt NY

    Why go Live? Facebook’s head of video Fidji Simo will tell Disrupt NY

    How will Facebook video change the physics of news publishing, app downloads, commerce, and what we point our phones at? Find out at TechCrunch Disrupt NY May 9th to 11th when Facebook’s head of video Fidji Simo joins us on stage for a fireside chat. By now, Facebook’s likely hit 10 billion video views per day. In a few short years, it became an 800-lb gorilla big enough to stand… Read More

  • Indonesian photo-sharing app PicMix scores $3M Series A

    Indonesian photo-sharing app PicMix scores $3M Series A

    PicMix, a photo-sharing app based in Indonesia, will build more features and venture into new international markets after raising a Series A totaling $3 million. Read More

  • The death of Instagram for brands Crunch Network

    The death of Instagram for brands

    Earlier this week Instagram updated its news feed algorithm. Posts will no longer appear in chronological order and instead be sorted “based on the likelihood you’ll be interested in the content, your relationship with the person posting, and the timeliness of the post.” What this means is that Instagram will choose what to surface and when – essentially mirroring… Read More

  • ​New app ​Tagly ​bets on ​connect​ing​ consumers with brand content Crunch Network

    ​New app ​Tagly ​bets on ​connect​ing​ consumers with brand content

    Tagly claims to be the first social platform dedicated to exclusively showcase content created by brands. Its goal is to allow users to discover, share, and collect the branded content they love, and brands to ramp up the amount of followers who actually get to see their posts. Read More

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