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Posts Tagged ‘Instagram’

With @Textigram Your Photos Never Sounded So Good

Yes, we are all professional photographers now (in our own minds) thanks to Instagram and other photo-sharing applications.

And even if you aren’t the one taking the pics, you’re undoubtedly on the receiving end of a few aficionados and have seen your fair share of photos.

Well, @Textigram describes these digitally-enhanced creations in tweets. And it’s pretty funny.
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Twitter Cuts Off Instagram: Is This Sour Grapes Or Will We Soon Face A Difficult Choice?

Are you fond of connecting with Twitter followers on Instagram? Well, unless you already synced up your accounts and followed everyone you wanted to, you’re out of luck.

Twitter no longer allows Instagram to access its API and pull in “friends from Twitter.”

The move does not bode well for apps seeking frictionless sharing with the platform in the future.
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Facebook Envy? Twitter Tried To Buy Photo App After Facebook Acquired Instagram

Shortly after Facebook acquired Instagram for a hefty $1 billion, Twitter entered into talks to acquire Tap Tap Tap, the maker of mobile photo app Camera+, according to reports from Bloomberg.
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Why Didn’t Twitter Snag Instagram?

So the day after every platform was swamped with news of Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram, folks are beginning to wonder why Twitter didn’t make the first move and snap up the extremely popular photo-sharing application. And the fact that Twitter cofounder, Jack Dorsey, was an investor in Instagram has people scratching their heads and wondering, “What was he thinking?”
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How Do People Share Images On Twitter? [STUDY]

Over the past few days we’ve been reporting about Twitter’s new photo-sharing service, which will allow users to upload and attach photos to tweets directly from Twitter.com, the official Twitter apps, and inevitably your favourite Twitter client shortly after that.

The feature is rolling out over the next few weeks, and will be closely-watched by the existing Twitter photo-sharing platforms such as Twitpic, yfrog and Lockerz, who risk losing an enormous number of users – and advertising dollars – to Twitter’s official product, while Photobucket, Twitter’s image-hosting partner of choice, have so much to gain.

But just how much is at stake? This new study from analytics firm Sysomos on how people are currently sharing their images on Twitter gives us some insight into who has the most to lose.

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3 Top Photo Uploaders for Twitter

Part of the fun of Twitter is uploading photos of your friends, some sign that made you laugh or a particularly exquisite plate of food. But which service to use?

Don’t tell me you’re still using Twitter.com to upload your fun pic! Technology has rapidly changed since you signed up for your Twitter account and there are much easier, more fun ways to share your images, my friend. Here are my top three picks.
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New Features on Twitter.com Dismiss Apps for Web-Based Functionality

Twitter is hard at work adding new features to #newTwitter, and they’re forging a path that few social media platforms go down when they’re large enough: web-based functionality. Sure, Facebook and iPods have their own basic functionality, but they’re wide open to third-party apps. Twitter, on the other hand, is showing its cards a bit with its latest slew of partnerships and new media integration.

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