Native Integration Enables Easy, One Click Uploads to Photobucket.com
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – June 8, 2009 – Photobucket (http://photobucket.com), the Web’s premier standalone photo and video-sharing site, today announced the availability of a native photo upload solution for the new Palm® Pre™ phone. As a pre-installed photo upload partner, Photobucket lets Palm Pre users easily send photos taken on their mobile device to a Photobucket album without having to download an application. Users just take a picture and tap on the Photobucket entry to send the picture to their Photobucket account.(1)
Photobucket Media Alert
WHO: Photobucket (http://photobucket.com), the Web’s premier standalone photo and video-sharing site, and Yahoo! Mail
WHAT: Photobucket’s new application, developed by Photobucket using the Yahoo! Mail application platform, allows users of new Yahoo! Mail in the U.S. to access and share photos via Photobucket.
Free Mobile Photo Application Available Worldwide
San Francisco, Calif. – June 1, 2009 —Photobucket (http://photobucket.com), the Web’s premier standalone photo and video-sharing site, today announced the availability of a free Nokia-compatible Photobucket mobile photo application inside Ovi Store by Nokia. This mobile application grants Nokia customers worldwide easy access to images on Photobucket as well access to personal Photobucket albums. It is now available for download from Ovi Store at store.ovi.com.
Online Contest Ends June 5
Winner Receives Trip for Two to Teen Choice 2009
Los Angeles, Calif. and San Francisco, Calif. – May 28, 2009 — Fans of FOX’s new comedy GLEE have one more week to enter the “Show Us Your Gold Star Potential” contest. Whether you’re a singer, painter, dancer or musician, FOX and Photobucket invite you to reveal your Gold Star potential by submitting a photo or video showcasing your talents to http://photobucket.com/glee. Winners will be chosen by a panel of judges from FOX, and judging criteria will be based on multiple factors, including creativity and originality.
We are honored to be a Webware 100 winner! The Webware 100 awards from CNET shows the top 100 Web apps in 10
categories voted to be the best of the best by Webware readers and users of the
apps themselves. Almost 630,000 votes were cast to determine this year's 100 best Web 2.0 apps. Thanks to everyone who voted for Photobucket! We really appreciate the nod. Go here to see the awards.
Integration with Top Twitter API Partners Including Picnik, DestroyTwitter and Intercasting
San Francisco, Calif. – May 19, 2009 – Photobucket, the Web’s premier standalone photo and video-sharing site, today announced the launch of Twitgoo (http://twitgoo.com), a new media-sharing site for Twitter. Twitgoo users can now tweet photos from a computer, a mobile device or directly from either Photobucket or Tinypic with an easy-to-use, one-click feature. Twitgoo is already fully integrated with the top Twitter-related applications — Picnik, Seesmic Desktop, Twitterberry, DestroyTwitter, Intercasting, Spaz and many others — to ensure a seamless user experience and broad accessibility across Web, PC, and mobile platforms.
Commemorative Book Showcases Inauguration Celebrations; More than 20,000 User-Generated Photos Submitted Online to Photobucket
San Francisco, Calif. – April 27, 2009 – Photobucket (http://photobucket.com), the Web’s premier standalone photo and video-sharing site, today celebrated President Barack Obama’s 100th day in office by announcing the 12 Photobucket users whose photos were selected for inclusion in the Official Barack Obama 2009 Presidential Inaugural Book. This is the only official book project of the 2009 Inauguration, and was produced with the full support and cooperation of the 2009 Presidential Inaugural Committee.
In January, Photobucket, Epicenter Communications and the Presidential Inauguration Committee invited everyday Americans to submit photos of their personal celebrations of President Obama’s Inauguration. Of the more than 20,000 photos submitted to Photobucket, 12 users were selected to have their photos included in this large-format coffee table book, which is available today at http://obamaphotobook.com. These amateur, high quality photos will stand proudly alongside images from some of world’s most experienced photographers.
In January 2009, Photobucket was selected as the official selected as the online photo destination for the Barack Obama 2009 Presidential Inaugural Book. Photobucket users were invited to submit their photographic experience of the Inauguration to a special Group Album on Photobucket, and thousands did so.
Leading Software Partners Developing Innovative Applications for Photo and Video Sharing Using Photobucket’s API Platform
San Francisco, Calif. – March 31, 2009 – Today, Photobucket (http://photobucket.com), the Web’s premier standalone photo and video-sharing site, celebrates the one-year anniversary of the opening of its API platform, a cornerstone of Photobucket’s commitment to working with developers to deliver new experiences both on and off the Web. Now, with these third-party applications, Photobucket enables users to share their personal media in more ways than ever before.