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Shots Studios rebrands from selfie app to social star video factory

Twitter once tried to buy Shots for $150 million to score its 3 million rabid teen users, a source tells TechCrunch. But the Justin Bieber-funded selfie app developer dreamed of a different destiny, w

Shots acquires Mindie to build a teen video app empire

Mindie does with soundtracks what Instagram did with filters: It makes boring imagery interesting. And with the insane amount of video that teens are sharing, the music-video-making app seemed too use

Bieber-backed Shots goes beyond selfies with links and comedy

Life is hard enough for teens, so Shots sidestepped bullies with a selfie sharing app that doesn’t allow commenting. Now the 6.6 million monthly active user social network wants to boost kids&#8

HappyFunCorp Launches Happy Fun App To Make Instagram More Social

For the past year and a half the Brooklyn-based development shop, HappyFunCorp has been laboring over a new graph that would offer new ways to interact with Twitter and Instagram. Now, just in time fo

More Than A Selfie App, Shots Produces Original Videos With Puppets (And Bieber)

Shots has been pigeonholed since birth. First it was dismissed as just a startup funded by Justin Bieber. Then it was laughed at for being an app just for selfies. But after 2 years, $15.2 million rai

Shots Raises Another $4M As It Strives To Reclaim The Selfie

Selfies might be the social currency of our generation, but the companies based around them still kind of need cash. Shots, a selfie app made famous by high-profile celebrity supporters like Justi

These Selfie Apps Refuse To Die

Anyone can create a self-portrait. Hell, we've been painting them since the stone age. But it's the way you share them that can be special. Are selfies narcissistic? Sure. Can they be annoying? Yes, i

Another iPhone (red) pic?

Reader Georges says he found this shot inside Apple’s servers today. We shall soon see, regardless. UPDATE – Georges says he dug through the Apple server, trying image name after image nam

More Moscone spy shots

Our spy shots might be fake (we doubt it) but these Moscone shots surely aren’t. RoughlyDrafted has a bunch of pictures from the San Fran convention center including plenty of action shots of Ap