PRESS RELEASE: Photobucket Launches Mobile Photo Application with Danger
Advanced Options Provide A Richer Photobucket Experience
SAN FRANCISCO -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Photobucket (http://photobucket.com), the Web’s premiere standalone photo and video sharing site, today announced the availability of a mobile Photobucket application exclusively for the T-Mobile Sidekick. Built in conjunction with Danger, Inc. (a Microsoft subsidiary), the software services provider for the mobile device, this feature-rich application enables users to access and interact with Photobucket media directly from anywhere.
The new application provides users with the richest mobile experience to date. Users upload photos and videos from their handset directly to their Photobucket album. From here, there are a number of options, including adding and editing titles, descriptions and tags, as well as rotating and resizing images. Additionally, users can:
Create a Photobucket account
Log into Photobucket to access their albums
Browse and search images and videos on Photobucket
Browse other users’ albums
“Photobucket is thrilled to team up with Danger to bring subscribers the most comprehensive mobile application for Photobucket to date,” said Alex Welch, President of Photobucket. “Photobucket is always seeking out ways to make photo sharing easier and more convenient and this collaboration enables our users to share and manage their photos easily while on the go.”
Users can download the application on-the-fly, directly from the on-device catalog and use it on a subscription basis for $1.99 per month. It’s easy to create a free Photobucket account for users that don’t already have one, from http://photobucket.com or directly from within the application. For more information, please visit http://photobucket.com/mobile.
Photobucket is the premier standalone photo and video sharing site, with almost 49 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, January 2009
(First posted on Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 15:39 EDT)