Our friends at Eye-Fi today announced today that they will be supporting uploading video to Photobucket, as well as photos.
Eye-Fi provides very cool wireless memory cards which allow upload of photos and videos without needing to connect your camera. You just set up your camera to point to Photobucket, leave it on when you get home, and everything uploads automatically. It's incredibly simple and easy to do.
Read Eye-Fi's press release here.
Learn more about the Eye-Fi card here.
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.
Advanced Options Provide A Richer Photobucket Experience
San Francisco, Calif. — March 19, 2009 — Photobucket (http://photobucket.com), the Web’s premiere standalone photo and video-sharing site, today announced the availability of a mobile Photobucket application exclusively for the T-Mobile Sidekick. Built in conjunction with Danger, Inc. a Microsoft subsidiary and software services provider for the mobile device, this feature-rich application enables users to access and interact with Photobucket media directly from anywhere.
The new application provides users with the richest mobile experience to date. Users upload photos and videos from their handset directly to their Photobucket album. From here, there are a number of options, including adding and editing titles, descriptions and tags, as well as rotating and resizing images. Additionally, users can:
- Create a Photobucket account
- Log into Photobucket to access their albums
- Browse and search images and videos on Photobucket
- Browse other users’ albums
- Share images
“Photobucket is thrilled to team up with Danger to bring subscribers the most comprehensive mobile application for Photobucket to date,” said Alex Welch, President of Photobucket. “Photobucket is always seeking out ways to make photo sharing easier and more convenient and this collaboration enables our users to share and manage their photos easily while on the go.”
T-Mobile Customers Can Now Send Mobile Photos to Multiple Destinations Including Photobucket, Home PC and Email
San Francisco, Calif. — March 18, 2009 — Photobucket (http://photobucket.com), the Web’s premiere standalone photo and video-sharing site, today announced the availability of an innovative mobile photo service exclusively for T-Mobile that enables users to send photos directly from mobile handsets to several destinations: a Photobucket album, a PC hard drive, or any an email address.
Web’s Top Photo-Sharing Site Also Debuts New Mobile WAP Site
San Francisco, Calif. – MARCH 11, 2009 – Photobucket (http://photobucket.com), the Web’s premier stand-alone photo and video-sharing Web site, today launched a new, innovative set of features that expands the way users share photos and videos across multiple Web sites. By partnering with Gigya, whose technology has become the standard for connecting content with the social web, and leveraging its own open API platform, Photobucket now enables its more than 48 million unique monthly users worldwide* to utilize a simple point-and-click “share” interface to publish their photos and videos across more Web sites than any other stand-alone photo and video-sharing site.
Kodak’s Unique and High Quality Products Turn Photobucket Images Into Treasured Keepsakes
Emeryville, Calif. and San Francisco, Calif. – March 4, 2009 – Kodak and Photobucket (http://photobucket.com) today announced an agreement that empowers Photobucket’s millions of users to turn images from their Photobucket account into tangible stories using KODAK Gallery products. The alliance is intended to extend the Kodak brand to new audiences through Photobucket and the Fox Interactive Media network of media properties and to help Photobucket further monetize the photo sharing behavior of their users and the billions of images stored on their site.
We passed a pretty cool milestone this weekend — we now have more than 7 Billion images stored on Photobucket. A wise person pointed out to me this weekend that's pretty much a photo for every person on the planet!