Twitpic closes doors after conflict with Twitter




The photo service Twitpic, which has long been used for sharing photos on Twitter, many close its doors. Twitter would have required that Twitpic cancels his trade mark application; otherwise the company loses access to the Twitter API.

Twitpic Close the photo service its doors on September 25 as founder Noah Everett has announced . In the coming days is an online tool that lets users download. Their posted photos and videos

Twitpic would have come to the conclusion after Twitter claimed that the company would withdraw. His trade mark for the name ‘Twitpic’ “That was a shock to us, because we use the brand name Twitpic since 2008 and have filed a trademark application in 2009,” writes Everett. It is unclear why Twitter suddenly objects now. Probably afraid the company name confusion.

Twitpic would not withdraw his application for registration, the company loses access to the api, Twitter threatened according to Everett. Then the company decided to throw. Towel in the ring “We do not have the financial resources to defend against a large company like Twitter us,” said Everett. It is unclear why Twitpic has not chosen to go without a registered brand name or under a different name. Before

Twitpic has long been widely used by Twitter users to share. Photos and videos together with services like Moby Picture and Yfrog However, three years ago, Twitter launched its own photo service, which is used in the mobile Twitter apps and on the Twitter site automatically. Subsequently, the popularity of the photo sites quickly.


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