Facebook snaps up photo sharing site Divvyshot

Apr 03, 2010

(AP) -- Facebook has acquired a startup called Divvyshot to create more ways for its 400 million users to share their photos online.

Terms of the deal announced Friday weren't disclosed.

Divvyshot, a year-old startup based in San Francisco, runs a service that makes it easier for more people to contribute to the same online photo album.

More than 3 billion photos are already uploaded each month to Facebook, one of the Internet's most popular hangouts.

Divvyshot said Friday that it is no longer accepting new accounts and will move all its existing users to within the next six weeks.

Explore further: Facebook teams with NFL to score with online video

1 /5 (1 vote)
add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

Social networking aggregator sues Facebook

Jul 10, 2009

(AP) -- In a counter-punch to the world's biggest online hangout, a small Web company called Power.com has sued Facebook, saying it doesn't follow its own policy of giving users control over their content.

Evite rival Socializr launches events aggregator

Apr 15, 2009

(AP) -- Socializr, the online invitations startup from Friendster founder Jonathan Abrams, now helps users manage their events from sites like Facebook, MySpace, Evite and Meetup.

Facebook to end Beacon tracking tool in settlement

Sep 21, 2009

(AP) -- Facebook is shutting down its much-maligned Beacon marketing program, launched nearly two years ago amid fanfare only to generate a storm of privacy complaints over tracking of user activities at ...

Facebook testing Twitter-like 'Lite' version

Aug 12, 2009

The Internet was buzzing Wednesday with talk of Facebook testing a streamlined "Lite" version of the social-networking service that could challenge microblogging sensation Twitter.

Recommended for you

Web outage hardly stirs Internet-free N. Korea: experts

16 hours ago

North Korea's Internet went down this week after an apparent attack but most of its citizens will not have noticed the difference in a country that does its level best to seal off foreign influence, experts say.

Who pulled the plug on North Korea's Internet?

Dec 23, 2014

North Korea's Internet was on the fritz for a second day Tuesday. But the US is staying silent on whether it launched a cyber attack as payback for the hacking of Sony Pictures.

User comments : 0

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.