Twitter may launch photo-sharing feature


This article was originally on a blog post platform and may be missing photos, graphics or links. See About archive blog posts.

Would Twitter be a different beast if photos were as easy to post through the site as minutiae about users’ comings and goings?

We’re about to find out, according to TechCrunch, which reports that the microblogging monster is about to announce a photo sharing feature -– as early as Wednesday.


Third-party developers, who created various services and functions that amplified the Twitter experience, are watching their entrypoints gradually disappear. Twitter snapped up TweetDeck -- a dashboard-style application that collects real-time information from social media sites into a single window -- for an estimated $40 million last week.

No word yet on whether there’s any quivering-in-boots going on at photo services Twitpic and Yfrog.


Twitter has bought TweetDeck -- it’s official

Lady Gaga becomes first Twitter user with 10 million followers

-- Tiffany Hsu [follow me]