Photo sharing archive

  • Nikon Image Space photo hosting site launches 28 January
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    Nikon Image Space photo hosting site launches 28 January

    By 22 January 2013

    Nikon has announced that will launch its new online photo-sharing service on 28 January. Called Nikon Image Space, the service will take over from "my Picturetown" which the camera company launched in 2007 and which, it says, has been "very popular"....

  • Instagram: 90 million active users per month, 40 million photos per day
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    Instagram: 90 million active users per month, 40 million photos per day

    By 17 January 2013

    Instagram has announced that 90 million users are now active on the mobile photo-sharing service each month. This is the first time we've got a sense of size from the service, since it was acquired by Facebook last spring. Instagram further announced...

  • Photobucket adds Stories feature for photos and video with website redesign
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    Photobucket adds Stories feature for photos and video with website redesign

    By 16 August 2012

    Photobucket has revamped its website to enable users to share their photos and videos as a storyboard complete with comments and text captions. Photobucket currently has 100 million users, with over 10 billion photos already uploaded be it from mobile...

  • Print your Instagram snaps as retro style Polaroid photos
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    Print your Instagram snaps as retro style Polaroid photos

    By 13 April 2012

    You can now print your favourite Instagram pics with Firebox's Polargrams service. Instagram claims to have 27 million users, which equates to a lot of photos. So many in fact that it persuaded Facebook to pay $1 billion for the photo-sharing site. Polargrams...

  • Flickr improves editing suite with Aviary partnership
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    Flickr improves editing suite with Aviary partnership

    By 6 April 2012

    Flickr has improved its editing suite after partnering with Aviary. Written in HTML5, Aviary’s editor also makes it possible for Flickr users to touch up and improve their photos on their Apple iPad, something that wasn’t possible previously. Flickr...

  • Picasa photos added to Street View
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    Picasa photos added to Street View

    By 17 August 2009

    Google has announced in a post on its Lat Long mapping blog that it's integrating Picasa Web Albums into Street View. The move means that photos taken by "millions of people" will be available to people exploring landmarks on Google Maps. For pictures...

  • Seven easy ways to touch up your Facebook photos
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    Seven easy ways to touch up your Facebook photos

    By 11 August 2009

    It's the second week of August and if you don't have a few gigabytes of holiday snaps to sort through by now then you probably will by the end of the month. Whether you've been to Tenerife or Tenby, we all like to show off a little about what we've been...

  • Microsoft bring geotagging to the masses
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    Microsoft bring geotagging to the masses

    By 2 May 2008

    Microsoft has just announced the introduction of two new products that will help photographers organise their photos in a unique, and now simple, way. Geotagging is a method for photographers to manage their digital photos by using location data, and...

  • Kodak Gallery photo sharing and printing service review
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    Kodak Gallery photo sharing and printing service review

    By 7 February 2007

    The Kodak Gallery, Kodak's online photo sharing site has been around for some time now, however with the launch of the company's new range of digital photo frames, the service has been pushed to the forefront. With this in mind, we tested the service...

  • Powersnap launches peer-2-peer photo sharing software
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    Powersnap launches peer-2-peer photo sharing software

    By 23 January 2007

    A free, downloadable application that enables users to automate photo sharing and organize digital photos has been launched. The new service called PowerSnap 2.0 lets users automate photo sharing and enables users to organise their photos so users can...

  • Open University launches digital photography course
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    Open University launches digital photography course

    By 3 January 2007

    The Open University has launched a new course for amateur photographers or those just entering the digital age. Digital Photography: Creating and Sharing Better Images couldn't come at a better time, with plenty of people receiving digital camera kit...

  • Picasa Web Albums gets new photo ordering features
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    Picasa Web Albums gets new photo ordering features

    By 15 December 2006

    Google has unveiled a few new features to Picasa Web Albums that, while not being groundbreaking, add some useful functionality to the online site. The major new addition is the unveiling of print ordering from various firms. This takes the hassle out...

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    Google launches updated Picasa with Web Albums

    By 19 September 2006

    After extensive beta testing, Google’s latest version of Picasa has been rolled out with a user-friendly new application called Picasa Web Albums. Picasa Web Albums is integrated into the software so that one click uploads images from a user’s collection...

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    Roxio launches Easy Media Creator 9 with Blu-ray support

    By 5 September 2006

    Roxio’s latest upgrade to its Easy Media Creator software incorporates support for Blu-ray recording and playback. Easy Media Creator 9 also features new mobile media support for portable video players like the iPod, and Sony PSP, as well as mobile...

  • Hercules webcam combines great features with a small price
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    Hercules webcam combines great features with a small price

    By 24 August 2006

    Most high-spec webcams are quite expensive, but Hercules has managed to combine a range of impressive features with a low price of just £40. The Dualpix HD offers superior photographic quality with 5MP capture and a 1.3Mp sensor for videos. It also boasts...

  • Canon pleases the pros with two new lenses
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    Canon pleases the pros with two new lenses

    By 24 August 2006

    In addition to the veritable feast of cameras and printers that Canon has provided today, the company has also launched two new lenses in its L-series professional range. The first is a standard prime lens, the EF 50mm f/1.2L USM, which boasts high-speed...

  • Nikon's new wireless compact works with just-launched online service
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    Nikon's new wireless compact works with just-launched online service

    By 24 August 2006

    Hidden in amongst Nikon’s five new compact models is a wireless compact, the Coolpix S7c, which deserves a closer look. To support the camera’s wireless capabilities, Nikon also launched a new photo service called Coolpix Connect, designed to make...

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    AT&T and Yahoo launch photo service together

    By 21 August 2006

    AT&T, the US telecoms company, and Yahoo are launch a new photo service together called – what else – AT&T Yahoo! Photos. The web-based software offers desktop-life functionality, but the convenience of accessing the program anywhere. The service...

  • PhotoBox Mosaic creates one image from many
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    PhotoBox Mosaic creates one image from many

    By 16 August 2006

    PhotoBox has added a creative service that builds photo mosaics to its line-up of products. Mosaic takes your uploaded images and builds one large image from hundreds of individual photographs. You can choose to add a social element to your mosaic by...

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    AOL opens new photo site in beta

    By 11 August 2006

    AOL has overhauled its AOL Pictures photo sharing site in a Flickr-style upgrade that adds tagging to its list of features. Although the site is only in beta at the moment, users are invited to create public galleries of their photos, and organise them...

  • Google launches Mac version of Picasa Web Albums
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    Google launches Mac version of Picasa Web Albums

    By 10 August 2006

    Google has announced that it has released a beta version of its Picasa Web Albums Uploaders for Mac OS X. The search engine announced the news on its Blog. The project was started by Ted Bonkenburg a Software Engineer in the company's Infrastructure department...

  • Fotango photo sharing site set to close
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    Fotango photo sharing site set to close

    By 14 June 2006

    Users of the Fotango photo-sharing website were thrown into disarray today after finding out that the company has abruptly announced that it will close down the site next month. Although the comapny hasn't given a reason for the move, it has said that...

  • New web browser Flock beta debuts with integrated photo sharing
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    New web browser Flock beta debuts with integrated photo sharing

    By 14 June 2006

    A new web browser has debuted with integrated photo sharing that tries to make blogging and photo sharing quicker and simpler. Originally launched in a developer test 8 months ago, Flock is a Mozilla-based web browser that has undergone vast improvements...

  • Google releases Picasa Web Albums test
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    Google releases Picasa Web Albums test

    By 14 June 2006

    Building on the success of Picasa, Google has launched Picasa Web Albums to allow Picasa users to upload their images to the Internet and share them. It's designed to look like Picasa, with its simple interface and easy upload tool that requires just...

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    Yahoo debuts beta version of new Yahoo Photos

    By 8 June 2006

    Yahoo is expected to roll out a limited beta of their redesigned and upgraded photo site on Thursday. Improvements over the older Yahoo Photos site include the ability to upload high-resolution images, tag photos with keywords, and add comments to other...