Photo sharing

ThisLife Shutting Down, Will Be Replaced by ThisLife by Shutterfly

We previously reviewed a photo sharing and storage service called ThisLife, shortly thereafter the company was acquired by Shutterfly (clearly as a result of our review, kidding) in January. Today, ThisLife has announced that it will be shutting down the current version of the service on September 12, 2013.  In an email to … [Read more...]

Snapchat Closes $60 Million Round; Launches SnapKidz

Snapchat, the hugely popular photo and video-sharing app where images disappear in 10 seconds or less, said that Institutional Venture Partners has led its recent $60 million dollar Series B round of venture funding.  Snapchat is also expanding its reach to users under the age of 13 with the launch of Snapkidz. Snapchat … [Read more...]

Instagram Hits 100 Million Active Users

In a blog post today, Instagram announced it has reached 100 million active users.  That milestone comes in just two and half years from its launch. “It’s easy to see this as an accomplishment for a company, but I think the truth is that it’s an accomplishment for our community,” said CEO Kevin Systrom in the company’s … [Read more...]

Report: Shutterfly To Acquire Photo Sharing And Storage Startup ThisLife

A source has informed TechCrunch that Shutterfly is going acquire ThisLife, an awesome photo sharing and storage web service. While the deal isn't complete yet, it's rumored that the price will be around $25 million. We reviewed ThisLife earlier last month and were really impressed with the product, it's easy to see why … [Read more...]

Instagram Pulls Plug on Twitter Card Support

Instagram, a photo-sharing social network for iOS and Android smartphone owners, originally made its images available through Twitter's Card feature, which displays media right in the Twitter timeline. Unfortunately, Twitter users began to notice earlier today that Instagram photos were no longer showing up in Twitter … [Read more...]

Review: ThisLife Is A Stunning Photo Storage and Sharing Service

Here are two words you don't typically associate with the description of stunning or sleek: photo storage. Well, that's about to change with the launch of ThisLife, a new photo storage and sharing service that utilizes Amazon's Glacier data-archiving technology to help keep the cost of the service down for both consumers … [Read more...]

Photo Sharing Service Instagram Rolling Out Web Profiles

If you've seen a photo shared on Twitter or Facebook recently, there's a good chance its been posted on popular photo-sharing service Instagram. The service, which first launched on iOS devices two years ago, has since come to Android, and was snatched by up Facebook in a billion-dollar acquisition eight months ago. … [Read more...]

Tumblr Launches Photoset for iOS

Tumblr just launched Photoset, an iOS app that will allow users to share high-resolution photos from their iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. When you use the app you can put together photo collections to easily share with friends on your blog or by uploading it to While the app is being developed by Tumblr, it is … [Read more...]

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