Timehop

  • Timehop founder Jon Wegener replaced as CEO by design lead Matt Raoul

    Timehop founder Jon Wegener replaced as CEO by design lead Matt Raoul

    Some changes at the top of Timehop, the quirky app that shows you reminders of photos and other content that you’ve taken and posted on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Instagram and Flickr or from your camera roll. TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that Jon Wegener, who co-founded the company with Benny Wong, has stepped down as CEO. He has been replaced by Matt Raoul, who had… Read More

  • Facebook’s Timehop clone On This Day gets 60 million daily visitors

    Facebook’s Timehop clone On This Day gets 60 million daily visitors

    A year after blatantly copying Timehop, Facebook’s nostalgia feature is proving how successful big platforms can be when they rip off smaller products. Each day 60 million people visit On This Day, and 155 million have subscribed to its notifications that show your photos, status, updates, and wall posts from this date in years past. Facebook released the data on the one-year anniversary… Read More

  • 20 New Ways Facebook Is Eating The Internet

    Facebook never, ever, ever wants you to leave. That’s why it’s replicating features from other apps and pulling content like videos and news articles inside its app. The more time you spend on Facebook, the more it accomplishes its “open and connected” mission, and the more money it makes by showing you ads. Here’s 20 new ways it’s assimilating the Internet… Read More

  • Google Photos Introduces “Rediscover This Day” To Help You Reminisce

    Google Photos Introduces “Rediscover This Day” To Help You Reminisce

    Google Photos wants to be home to all of your photos (and videos). Whether you have a thumb drive, CD, DVD or undeveloped film laying around, the team wants you to consider uploading them to the service. Why? Because that’s when they can make the “magic” happen. Right now, Google Photos will wade through all of your treasured visuals and turn them into animations and stories… Read More

  • Facebook’s Timehop Clone “On This Day” Shows You Your Posts From Years Ago

    Facebook’s Timehop Clone “On This Day” Shows You Your Posts From Years Ago

    Facebook’s experimented with ways to surface old Memories since 2010. But after seeing Timehop hit 6 million daily users on mobile, Facebook is officially launching a competing nostalgia feature called “On This Day.” It shows users their Facebook posts from the current date in past years, like photos from exactly one year ago, or status updates from four years ago. Rolling… Read More

  • Now With 12 Million Users, Timehop Adds Twitter Vet Jason Goldman To Its Board

    Now With 12 Million Users, Timehop Adds Twitter Vet Jason Goldman To Its Board

    It’s been a very busy few months for Timehop. The app, which provides users with a personal “today in history” memo by surfacing their photos and social networking posts from this day one year ago or more, is closing out the year with more than 12 million registered users, half of whom, some 6 million, open the app every single day. That’s double the number of both… Read More

  • Timehop Brings Its Mobile Time Machine To Android

    Timehop Brings Its Mobile Time Machine To Android

    Timehop, the mobile app offering a way to recall your past one day at a time by displaying your old photos and posts from Facebook, Instagram, Foursquare and Twitter, is now launching its service on Android. The app, for those unfamiliar, is a simple service that lets you look back on what happened on this day last year, and the year prior, and so on. It’s a “this day in… Read More

  • Timehop, The Place To Reminisce Online, Raises $3M Led By Spark Capital

    Timehop, The Place To Reminisce Online, Raises $3M Led By Spark Capital

    While present-focused social networks like Facebook and Instagram make plenty of room for the narcissists in us, there’s not really a dedicated and focused place to reflect on the past. Timehop, which started out as 4SquareAnd7YearsAgo, has evolved into a mobile-first startup that surfaces old memories from your social networks. The app will pull up status updates from a year or more… Read More

  • Remember When Timehop Got Better? The Time Machine For Your Social Updates Gets An iPhone App

    Remember When Timehop Got Better? The Time Machine For Your Social Updates Gets An iPhone App

    New York-based startup Timehop is still digging through your old tweets, Facebook posts and Instagram photos to make you remember your past self. Originally, Timehop aggregated all this data and sent you a daily email. It is now going a step further by encapsulating this in an attractive iPhone app and bringing a couple of new features along the way. Nostalgia still kicks in every day. Read More