Twitpic closes doors yet on October 25




Twitpic Photo Service closes its doors yet, so the company has announced. Previously announced Twitpic its doors do not close, because the company would be taken over. This acquisition, however, ricocheted.

Twitpic Originally would Twitpic on September 25 to close its doors after a conflict with Twitter about the brand name, but later made ​​the photo service known yet it will remain an acquisition would have the company found .

This acquisition, however, ricocheted, thus making Twitpic now known . “We were pretty sure to have found such an acquisition but we could not agree on the conditions,” said Twitpic. The photo service will therefore still close its doors, this time on 25 October. Users can back up their photos via the settings page .

Twitpic took the decision to close its doors when Twitter demanded that the photo service might withdraw its trademark application for the name ‘Twitpic’. Twitpic would not withdraw his application for registration, the company would lose access to the api, threatened according to Twitter founder Noah Everett. Then the company decided to throw in the towel.

Twitpic has long been used by many Twitter users to share photos and videos. Along with services such as Moby Picture and Yfrog Three years ago, however, Twitter launched its own photo service, which is automatically used in the mobile Twitter apps and on the Twitter site. Then the popularity of the photo sites rapidly decreased.


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