Freewebs Teams With Photobucket
Freewebs Members Can Now Instantaneously Add Photos, Slideshows and Videos Directly to Their Freewebs Sites and Blogs from Photobucket
SILVER SPRING, Md., and DENVER, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Freewebs, www.freewebs.com the world’s easiest place to create multimedia websites and blogs has joined forces with Photobucket – the online personal media company where over 35 million people create, manage and share their personal digital media. Now, Freewebs users are able to add photos, slideshows, videos, and remix videos from existing Photobucket accounts directly to Freewebs’ publishing platform.
"This is just the first step in what’s going to be a strong partnership," said Freewebs’ President Shervin Pishevar. "Our 14 million members expect unprecedented ease of use from Freewebs to create multimedia sites and blogs. Photobucket’s partnership and deployment of its JWidget allows members access to extensive libraries of still images and videos — from their own albums and from publicly available content on Photobucket."
This relationship involves Photobucket’s JWidget partner program along with Freeweb’s soon-to-be released Remote Publishing API. Freeweb’s API will allow users to post content directly to their Freewebs accounts from Photobucket and other popular online destinations.
"The online, engaged, and creative youth that are core to Photobucket’s customer base want simple tools for self expression, and easy ways to share their content with their communities," said Alex Welch, CEO of Photobucket. "Freewebs is a great partner destination for that."
For everyone with an Internet connection and something to share, Freewebs www.freewebs.com provides the toolkit to express their voice on the web through its versatile publishing platform. To date, Freewebs members have created more than 14 million comprehensive websites including blogs, photos, videos, music, e-commerce and more. Founded in 2001, Freewebs is privately held and based in Silver Spring, Md.
Photobucket is the easiest and most reliable way for people to create, manage and share their personal media online. With more than 35 million users, Photobucket is a creative hub 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, Photobucket users share their personal digital media by email, instant messaging, and mobile devices. Photobucket users upload more than 7 million personal photos, graphics and videos to Photobucket every day, and the site is growing at a rate of 85,000 new users a day. Photobucket currently serves over 70% of all content links to social networking web sites and serves over 3 billion images and video requests every day. 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 www.photobucket.com