One the strongest emerging trend we have all experienced in the last few years is a massive increase in usage of photography. Not just for the purpose of documenting and remembering events for nostalgia-filled family gatherings but rather to communicate in real-time. In fact, the core foundation of all social
Ditto labs has made some noise in 2014, albeit maybe not the way it intended to. With a proprietary image recognition engine, Ditto tracks thousands of brands’ logos on social media sites Instagram, Tumblr and Twitter. With the resulting data, it can provide its users with a large volume of
There are not a lot of true pure Photo:Tech companies that have found a successful business model around the creation and distribution of photography online at a large-scale thanks to an intelligent use of technology. Shutterstock, obviously, comes to mind, along with newly acquired Fotolia. However, both are extensions of
Instagram is now facing the biggest challenge of its short existence. Now that it has succeeded in becoming a top mobile destination and successfully sold itself for a large amount of capital, it needs to perform two things well: One, remain relevant and second, get the next 100 million users.