TwitPic to Shut Down Sept. 25
TwitPic has announced that it will cease operations on September 25. The company made the decision after being contacted by Twitter's legal team. TwitPic said Twitter demanded that it abandon its trademarked application or risk losing access to Twitter's API. TwitPic has been around since 2008, and was one of the first tools for sharing photos within Twitter. TwitPic called the decision to shut down "unexpected and hard." The company will soon release a tool that will allow users to download all their content from TwitPic before the September 25 closure.
Twitter to Acquire Twitpic, Keep Photos Alive for Now
Twitpic today announced that Twitter has agreed to take over the Twitpic domain and photo archive. Had Twitter not scooped up Twitpic's assets, the photo-sharing tool would have shut down entirely.
Twitter Integrates SoundCloud for In-App Audio
Twitter today announced a new feature that will allow users of its Android and iOS apps to listen to music/sound clips directly from their timeline. According to Twitter, the new Twitter Audio Card can be docked and allow users to listen to the songs or clips even as they continue to browse through their timeline.
Twitter Debuts Block List Sharing
Twitter today added a tool that will dramatically improve users' ability to protect their experience on the social network. People can now share block lists.
Twitter Now Tracking Which Apps You've Installed
Twitter today revealed that it will soon begin to analyze the apps Twitter users install on their phones. The company claims the data will be used "to help build a more personal Twitter experience ...
Why don't they just change their name?