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2009-05-21 08:05:00

Even after being deleted, user photographs remain on several social networking sites, Cambridge University researchers announced. The researchers placed photos on 16 sites and then deleted them. The team found them on seven of the sites, counting Facebook, by using the direct addresses of the pictures. Facebook insists that the deleted photos are taken off its servers immediately. The Cambridge University researchers noted that Flickr and Google's Picasa, and Microsoft's Windows Live Spaces...

2009-05-07 16:14:00

UCLA Anderson School's Entertainment and Media Management Institute Will Be First To Premier Product as Knowledge Exchange Platform PARK CITY, Utah, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SpectrumDNA (OTC Bulletin Board: SPXA) has announced the creation of PlanetTagger, the first rebrandable social media engine that marries online and mobile location-based services with the context of a community to create a highly relevant and rewarding experience for community owners, users and advertisers. The...

2009-05-05 07:00:00

Eye-Fi Wireless Memory Cards Remove the Hassle and Upload Videos Directly to Five Online Video Sharing Sites MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 40% of consumers who share videos think it takes too much time to upload them, according to the Consumer Electronics Association's 2009 report Digital Imaging - A Focus on Sharing. Now, with Eye-Fi's newest wireless memory cards, users can share their memories on some of the largest online videos sharing sites on the Web -...

2009-04-21 08:00:00

Now available for download, Aurora simplifies the complexities of getting to great photos PALO ALTO, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Crafts today announced the introduction of Aurora, powerfully simple photo editing, organizing and sharing software that answers the need of consumers who are looking to bring out the best in their digital photos. Aurora is intuitive to use, enabling anyone to go from download to expert in a matter of minutes. "We believe everyone's photos should look...

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2009-03-12 14:34:52

Yahoo and Getty Images announced on Wednesday that they had reached an agreement in which Getty would distribute images shared at Yahoo's Flickr Web site. The digital media company will manage commercial licensing of a Flickr collection of "inspirational and unexpected" photos chosen by image service editors, an Agence France-Presse (AFP) report quoted Getty as saying. "We are impressed with the talent from the Flickr community, and are proud to once again lead our industry in this exciting...

2009-03-10 16:00:00

Real-Time Mobile Browsing and Commenting Now Available for Flickr Photos SAN FRANCISCO, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Tiny Pictures, Inc. today launched Flickr integration for Radar (http://radar.net)--the leading service for real-time sharing of cameraphone pictures, videos and conversations between friends. The integration allows users to follow Flickr photos as they're shared and stay on top of conversations around photostreams, directly from the Radar mobile applications, mobile site and...

2009-03-05 07:00:00

MoMA.org Now Integrates Social Media Tools and Enables Users to Personalize and Share Their Museum Experiences NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Reinforcing its commitment to engaging the public and providing global access to the Museum and its collections, The Museum of Modern Art launches a completely redesigned website at www.MoMA.org on March 6, 2009. The new site integrates dynamic features that offer visitors a more personal online experience, enhanced navigation, and access to MoMA's...

2009-03-03 07:00:00

Next Generation of Wireless Memory Cards Feature More Capacity, Lower Prices; Eye-Fi Also Announces New iPhone Application MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Eye-Fi Inc., makers of the world's first wireless memory card for digital cameras, today announced the release of two new wireless SD memory cards that will upload videos directly from a digital camera to a computer and the Web. Videos are growing in popularity, and more than 144 million videos were viewed online in 2008,...

2009-02-03 09:10:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Corey McPherson Nash (CMN), a leading national branding and design firm based in Watertown, MA, has created a Flickr site as a means of press interaction for DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park. The Museum looks to CMN's expertise in communications including social media tools to promote the Sculpture Park and current exhibitions. The DeCordova Flickr account is intended to share high-resolution photos with journalists and members of the media. CMN...

2008-11-11 15:00:09

SmugMug.com and Picnik.com today announced the integration of Picnik's photo editing capabilities with SmugMug's leading photo sharing site. With this new integration, SmugMug users can view and organize their photos, then take their photo experience to a new level by adding elements of creativity and personalization utilizing Picnik's photo editing features. SmugMug users will now have full access to Picnik's basic editing tools along with its long list of special effects such as color...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'