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Viewfinder Launches Today, Boasts Strong Communications, Privacy, and Personality

By | Jul 16, 2013 at 5:56 pm

Today, Brian McGinnis, Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis, and Chris Schoenbohm announced the launch of their New York-based photo sharing app, Viewfinder. Users can organize, connect, and share photographic life experiences through the exclusive iOS platform. By starting conversations with the people you care about,…



Birdbox: All Your Photos and Videos in One Place

By | Nov 25, 2012 at 10:00 am

Just in time for the Holidays, Denver-based Birdbox offers one place to keep all your photos and videos. So, take as many pictures and videos as you want at family gatherings, holiday parties, and Santa sightings – Birdbox will help you take back your…

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Instagrille: Sync Instagram Activity to Your PC

By | Jul 13, 2012 at 11:00 am

Checking Instagram can be is a huge time suck for most of us. But a desktop app is making it even easier for you to stay tuned to your fellow mobile photographers’ activity – with a few new features. Instagrille is a desktop application that syncs activity…


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Collect All Your Wedding Photos in One Place with Wedding Snap

By | Jun 1, 2012 at 10:50 am

Picture this: You’ve just attended the most beautiful wedding of the season and are making your way to the venue where the reception will take place. The flowers are stunning, the music is superb, and don’t even get me started on the food and…



Powerful Social Networks Become Powerful Selling Networks with Qwiqq

By | May 18, 2012 at 11:00 am

Social networking sites like Pinterest prove the value of image-driven communication for businesses. After all, you can write a thousand words describing your product and its benefits, but you know what they say about a picture. Qwiqq is driving social commerce with an app…

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Ourspot: The Image and Video Sharing Social Network for Close Relationships

By | Jan 3, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Early this morning a new social network that focuses on quality, rather than quantity, of relationships launched publicly to beta testers. Much like Path, Ourspot focuses on creating a platform for only the closest relationships, but on a web instead of mobile platform.  And…



Should Flickr Be Worried about Stunning Photo Site 500px?

By | Dec 7, 2011 at 2:30 pm

Touted as a Flickr competitor, Toronto-based photo sharing site 500px got a $525,000 vote of confidence from investors in June and – more importantly – from 3 million monthly unique visitors this fall. They released an updated iPad app last Friday, where you can…


StepCase’s Leon Ho on the Future of Mobile

By | Nov 1, 2011 at 1:00 pm

During our Delivering Happiness bus tour at SXSW, Jen Consalvo had a chance to chat with StepCase founder Leon Ho.  If you’re not familiar with StepCase, they create simple and flexible mobile photo-sharing apps like Steply, Darkroom, and others. Leon’s wide ranging conversation with…


Automatically Organize Photos in the Cloud with Everpix

By | Sep 23, 2011 at 9:38 am

Organizing your photos can be a daunting task if you don’t have the proper tools for the job. Everpix, which launched last week, is hoping to help users make sense of the madness otherwise known as digital photo files. Everpix is a cloud-based photo…

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FreezeCrowd: College Photosharing Site 11 Years In The Making Launches

By | Aug 29, 2011 at 12:40 pm

A startup 11 years in the making – according to its news release – launched today in a very crowded social networking space: photo sharing. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, the site FreezeCrowd offers a new social platform for uploading and sharing photos on the…

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Y Combinator Startup PicPlum and the Future of Photo Sharing

By | Aug 22, 2011 at 9:49 am

The August 12 launch of PicPlum, which sends monthly shipments of photos to your friends or family, sparked debate about the future of printed photos. Some wonder why the forward-thinking Y Combinator is funding a startup based on a dying medium. But talk to…


Google Launches Photo-Sharing App Photovine

By | Aug 17, 2011 at 1:30 pm

Today Google launched Photovine, a mobile photo-sharing app. The application enables users to take a picture of something – let’s say an amazing picnic or double rainbow – and then upload it and share it. The apps name is derived from the “vine” part…


Explore Wildlife Around you with WildObs

By | Aug 9, 2011 at 12:52 pm

I frequently see red foxes in the part of Virginia where I live, even though it’s only about 15 miles outside of Washington, D.C. I even saw one at the Metro station early one morning! I think it’s important to note the animals share…


Sharing Made Simple With Minus

By | Aug 7, 2011 at 2:25 pm

Sharing photos, videos, and links with family and friends online is a great way to keep in touch, especially with people who live far away. Sharing shouldn’t be hard, but we often have to use multiple applications, which doesn’t exactly facilitate the process–not to mention…

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GLMPS Takes Video Clips With Every Photo To Capture Slices Of Life

By | Aug 4, 2011 at 6:59 pm

I love to take photos and videos with my mobile device and know I am not alone as there are new applications popping up everyday tackling this space. Instagram captured the mindshare of millions of people very quickly by offering a quick view of…


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Path Launches A New App Called “With” Based on Twitter Social Graph

By | Jun 8, 2011 at 3:20 pm

Path launched last fall with a big splash as the looked to craft a “personal social network.” While that app has been adding features and growing it’s user base, it seems the team has taken to building another app focused on sharing who you…

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Create and Share Special Moments and Events with Photogram

By | May 28, 2011 at 12:12 pm

Taking and sharing photos is, for many of us, an integral part of communicating with friends and family. Photogram can help you streamline the photo sharing process, while helping you create a memorable and creative finished product. Photogram is a new kind of photo…