Friday seems to be a popular day for debuting Instagram applications and services, as startup Piccolo announced its beta launch, aimed at allowing users to automatically receive printed copies of their photos on Facebook and Instagram each month, as well as having those same photos sent to family or friends.
PastBook, one of several companies that allow Facebook users to publish their content on the social network in actual books, announced the integration of Filepicker.io into its book-creation wizard, making it easier for users to select content for their books.
One of the most prominent names in the photography industry will test out a brick-and-mortar business based on photos from Facebook and other online and digital sources, as Polaroid announced at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that it will open at least 10 Polaroid Fotobar stores this year.
For people who have photos all over the Web — on Instagram, Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, etc. — Cooliris is a great way to bring all of those images to one place and organize them. Facebook’s developers team thinks highly of the application, as it earned a spotlight on its blog. Cooliris gained a strong following shortly after launch, and the app has taken off on the Facebook platform.
Might Facebook actually benefit from the inclusion of Google Plus content and Picasa in Google’s search results?
Google took the latest shot in its battle with Facebook by adding results from its Google Plus social network and Picasa photo-sharing service to its search-engine results.
Webelinx LLC is touting a combined photo viewer and video player for Facebook.