Celebrate Dad with Personalized Photo Gifts and “Me and My Dad” Photo Contest

It’s that time of year again! As we head into mid-June our thoughts usually tend toward ideas to celebrate Dad, who can be one tough character to buy for, by the way. Below are a few ideas in case you need some help deciding how to best honor your family’s patriarch this weekend.

One surefire crowd pleaser is to find a classic “Dad” picture and turn it into a memorable, personalized gift for him. Create a photo mug, puzzle, playing cards, T-shirt or canvas print with a more personal touch this way. Or, perhaps he’s more of a gadget guy and would prefer a cover for his iPhone, iPad or Kindle? Those can be easily personalized, as well, with special shots from family milestones, vacations and other memories.  

Whatever gift you decide on, you’re sure to put a sparkle in his eye with the special thought you put into honoring him with a printed photo memory this Father’s Day. As an added bonus, Photobucket is pleased to offer 20 percent off your purchase as our way of saying “thanks” to Dad, too. Just be sure to use promo code “SUMMER20” when placing your order.

And while you’re at it, why not share your favorite pictures of Dad in our Father’s Day “Me and My Dad” Photo contest? We would love to see your favorite “classic” photos and share in your Father’s Day Tribute this year.

Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing Dads and Dads-to-be out there!

 

Photobucket Announces iPhone Application for Apple App Store

NOTE update as of Fall 2008: this application is now free for download


Photobucket Announces iPhone Application for Apple App Store

Web’s Top Standalone Photo Site Makes Photo Sharing One Click Away For iPhone Users

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San Francisco, Calif. – July 10, 2008 — Photobucket (http://www.photobucket.com), the world's leading standalone photo and video-sharing site, today announced that its new application developed exclusively for the iPhone will be available July 10 from the Apple App Store.  Photobucket for the iPhone grants users full access to their Photobucket accounts directly from their iPhone, enabling one-click photo uploads, as well as full viewing options for albums and other Photobucket content. 

“Photobucket is thrilled to have an application available at the launch of the new Apple App Store, and to extend the Photobucket experience to users of the iPhone and iPod touch,” said Alex Welch, President, Photobucket.  “Photobucket provides an easy way for consumers to store and share photos on the Internet, and this new application allows us to deliver that same, industry-leading experience wirelessly to iPhone users.”

The new Photobucket application is available for download for $4.99 starting July 10 from the Apple App Store at www.itunes.com/appstore/

About Photobucket
Photobucket is one of the Web’s most popular sites, with more than 44 million unique users worldwide* 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, more than 10 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://www.photobucket.com.  For the latest feature announcements and news, please visit the Photobucket blog at http://blog.photobucket.com.

*comScore Media Metrix, May 2008

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