• Radar Locates The Deadpool On May 26

    Not that it should be a big surprise to anyone, but Radar, the social photo sharing site is entering the deadpool. An email sent out to users over the weekend confirms that May 26 at noon Pacific Time will be the end. As I said, this shouldn’t surprise anyone considering that Shutterly bought Radar parent Tiny Pictures back in September of last year. Shutterfly is much, much larger… Read More

  • Quicktime Vets Bring Mobile Video And Photo Sharing With Thwapr (Beta Launch)

    Sharing videos on the Web is easy: Upload to YouTube or Facebook, send out a link. Sharing videos on mobile phones is still a pain. The iPhone tries to make it easier by letting you upload directly to YouTube, but what if you want to share a video privately? Sending videos between phones is cumbersome. A new service that just launched in beta called Thwapr seeks to solve this problem… Read More

  • Shutterfly's Wink Gives You Photobooth Pictures Without The Booth

    Just a few months after Shutterfly bought Tiny Pictures, they’re already busy pumping out new products. The first is Wink, an iPhone app and web app that allows you to easily turn your pictures into photobooth-esque strips of pictures. They key to this app is that beyond your regular camera phone pictures, it gives you easy access to both your Facebook pictures (via Facebook Connect)… Read More

  • Shutterfly Buys Tiny Pictures For A Tiny Price

    After raising a total of $11.2 million since its founding in 2005, Tiny Pictures sold to Shutterfly on Friday for $1.3 million in cash and another $1.3 million in restricted stock to employees, which has some performance triggers. If you back out the earnout, investors only got back about a tenth of what they put in. Those investors include Mohr Davidow, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and angel… Read More

  • Tiny Pictures Gets A Big Wad of Cash—$7 Million Series B

    Mobile startup Tiny Pictures secured a $7.2 million series B financing from Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Mohr Davidow Ventures, which led the A round, also participated. Previously, the company raised a total of $4 million, including seed investments from Reid Hoffman and Joi Ito. Tiny Pictures operates the mobile photo-sharing service Radar, which lets members comment on each others… Read More

  • Radar Turns Mobile Pictures Into Conversation Starters

    There are plenty of mobile apps that let you snap a picture and share it with your friends or the world—Zannel, Umundo, Mocospace, Pikki, MobyPicture, Yahoo Go—but one that does an especially good job at just sharing pictures among your friends is Radar. The service is run by Tiny Pictures, a San Francisco startup that has raised $4 million from Mohr Davidow Ventures. Whenever… Read More