PHOTO SHARING SERVICES

  • Image-sharing service Twitpic to shut down on October 25 October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The photo-sharing service Twitpic will be finally shutting down on October 25, according to a blog post by startup founder Noah Everett. The post reads as: "It's with a heavy heart that I announce again that Twitpic will be shutting down on October 25th. We worked through a...
  • Instagram reportedly blocked in China amid Hong Kong protests September 29, 2014

    New York: Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service owned by Facebook, has been blocked in China, according to numerous reports, including from Hong Kong-based reporters with the New York Times. The company did not immediately return requests for confirmation. The reports came amid pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, where many have posted photos...
  • Facebook to combine user data with Instagram November 22, 2012

    San Francisco: Facebook Inc is proposing to combine user data with that of recently acquired photosharing service Instagram, and will loosen restrictions on emails between members of the social network. Facebook also said on Wednesday it is proposing to scrap a 4year old process that can allow the social network's roughly...