Google Silences Bump and Flock. Chirp is an Alternative to Bump

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Back in September 2013 the makers of Bump and Flock, two popular photo sharing Apps, were acquired by Google. At the time there was the promise that both Apps would continue. That’s not the case anymore. The Bump team has announced that as of January 31, both Apps will be pulled from App stores and […]

Facebook Camera iPhone App Adds Filters, Simplifies Sharing

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Despite the recent Instagram acquisition, Facebook has its own dedicated photo sharing app for the iPhone. The new Facebook Camera app is an easier way to take photos to upload to Facebook, share multiple photos to social network, and view friends’ Facebook photos. The app features Instagram-like features for editing photos, but has a few […]

Apple iCloud Could Get Photo Sharing Features with iOS 6

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Apple could be preparing its own photo sharing service as part of iCloud. According the The Wall Street Journal, Apple is planning to announce photo sharing services at WWDC next month. The feature will be part of an expanded iCloud, and will be a part of iOS 6. Read: Top 11 iOS 6 Features We Want on the iPhone […]

Instagram Hits 50 Million Users

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Just a few weeks after launching on Android, Instagram has grown to over 50 million users. According to Mashable, the Instagram API now says that over 50 million users have already joined the photo sharing service. The app is gaining about 5 million users very week. Two weeks ago, on April 13, Instagram crossed 40 […]

EyeEm Offers a Great Alternative to Instagram for iPhone and Android

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EyeEm is an alternative for those who aren’t satisfied with Instagram for Android or just want something different with some handy extra features. EyeEm is a photo sharing and filters app that doctors up smartphone photos to make them more interesting. EyeEm has its own sharing service and works with other services, including Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr. EyeEm’s developers […]

Google+ Media Sharing and Messaging Put iCloud to Shame

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When Google launched Google+ many of us made the mistake of thinking it was just another attempt from Google at being social. While Google+ is social, the real magic is in the Android Google+ app, which delivers on many of the iCloud features Apple announced at WWDC and frankly blows some of them out of the […]

Google Gets More Social and Throws a Pool Party, But Who’s Invited?

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In addition to Google+, Google seems to be working on more social projects to compete against the likes of Twitter and Facebook, and now it’s discovered that a Slide team within Google is working on a photo sharing app and service called Pool Party. The secretive service, still in beta, isn’t accessible yet without an […]