Photosharing Service For Twitter

Twitter introduce their new photo sharing service, bringing it all back home. There has been some recent controversy and backlash around Twitpic’s changes in terms of service allowing the sale of images uploaded via their sharing service so it will be interesting to see if this direct contribution to Twitter sparks another revenue stream for the company.

If anything, it’s going to make searching for images and videos a real treat when it comes to event coverage (says he with one eye on Kilkenny Arts Festival this coming August).

The Blurb

Twitter brings the most meaningful information in the world right to your pocket. And, it’s never been easier to get a sense of what’s happening right now, anywhere in the world, or to share what’s happening in your world. Twitter search now delivers more relevant search results, alongside related photos and videos. And, you will soon be able to upload a photo and attach it to your Tweet directly from

Video by: @briggles, @jennadawn & @jbuckhouse
Special thanks: @wikiweeks, @mail, @whatsonjatweets, @TorinSimpson & Ben Moon

Music: “Sydney (I’ll Come Running)” by @brettdennen courtesy of @DualtoneRecords.


  1. Donncha O Caoimh June 2, 2011 at 7:16 am

    Or you can use the WordPress app on your phone to blog your photo on your self hosted site, and have it tweet the url automatically!

    No need to worry about T&C then, only thieves who steal your photos.. *sigh*

  2. Ken McGuire June 2, 2011 at 8:12 am

    There’s a man with his WP cap on 🙂

    Might just do that. Guessing one could set up a custom field or tag field that could be picked up as a hashtag and sent out automatically appended to the tweet…

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