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.
The Photobucket mobile photo application is available on over 20 of the most popular Nokia handsets, including the Nokia N95 and Nokia E71, regardless of their individual wireless carrier. The application enables users to:
• Create a Photobucket account
• Log into Photobucket to access personal albums
• Browse and view the billions of photos on Photobucket
• Upload images
• Delete photos
• View and edit photo titles and descriptions
“Nokia is an outstanding brand known around the world and we are thrilled to be working with them to give their customers yet another way to access and interact with their favorite photos from their Nokia device,” said Alex Welch, President of Photobucket. “Over the past year, Photobucket has been committed to building the most comprehensive mobile service offerings in the US and this Nokia-compatible application empowers Photobucket users worldwide to share photos taken on Nokia devices that had previously been trapped on their handsets.”
Users can download the free Photobucket application by visiting the Nokia Ovi store at http://store.ovi.com. Users must first register a compatible Nokia phone in the Ovi store, and then search for “photobucket” to download the application. For more information, please visit http://photobucket.com/mobile.
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Photobucket is the premier standalone photo and video sharing site, with over 80 million monthly unique users* around the world linking billions of personal photos, graphics, slideshows and videos daily to hundreds of thousands of Web sites, including Bebo, Blogger, Craigslist, eBay, Facebook, Friendster, Hi5, MySpace, Orkut, Xanga and many others. In addition to linking content, Photobucket users share their personal digital media by email, instant messaging, and mobile devices. Every day, over 11 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 San Francisco, California and Denver, Colorado and is located online at http://photobucket.com. For the latest feature announcements and news, please visit the Photobucket blog at http://blog.photobucket.com.
*comScore Media Metrix, March 2009