Today we are announcing the final "close" of the acquisition of Photobucket by Fox Interactive Media. For all our users, we expect nothing to change in our day-to-day operations. The plan is to operate Photobucket as an independent, standalone company within FIM.
We plan to continue developing innovative tools that enhance self-expression and give you the best media sharing, linking and searching experience on the Web. Partnering with FIM will give us added resources and support to deliver on this vision, as well as the ability to offer new features for you — our most important audience.
If you have questions or just want to drop us a line, write a comment here on the blog, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We read all your emails and messages. Keep them coming. And most importantly, keep all the great ideas coming.
Official Press Release
Los Angeles, CA – July 9, 2007 – Fox Interactive Media, Inc., a division of News Corporation, announced today that it has completed its previously-announced acquisition of Photobucket.com, Inc. No financial terms were disclosed.
Photobucket is the Web’s most popular creative hub, with more than 45 million users linking billions of personal photos, graphics, slideshows and videos daily to hundreds of thousands of web sites, including: MySpace, Facebook, Bebo, Friendster, eBay, Craigslist, Blogger and Xanga. In addition to linking content, Photobucket users share their personal digital media by email, instant messaging, and mobile devices. Every day, over 7.5 million personal photos, graphics and videos are uploaded to Photobucket for sharing with family, friends and the online world. The company actively moderates content to create a safe environment for its users, partners and advertisers. Photobucket has offices in Palo Alto, California and Denver, Colorado and is located online at http://www.photobucket.com. For the latest feature announcements and news, please visit the Photobucket blog at http://blog.photobucket.com <http://blog.photobucket.com/> .
About Fox Interactive Media
A division of News Corporation (NYSE: NWS), Fox Interactive Media (FIM) offers a global, border-free online network that caters to consumers by giving them the platform and tools to express themselves, communicate with each other, and engage with the best music, TV, film, sports, information and more. The company’s worldwide network includes such category leaders as MySpace, IGN Entertainment, FOXSports.com, RottenTomatoes, AskMen, AmericanIdol.com and more that together comprise one of the largest and most engaged audiences on the Web.
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