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
Not many companies are able to successfully monetize the visual web yet. Many ideas, but not many cash flow positive results. With its Visual Commerce, Olapic is part of those few that have seen their growth match the excitement around photography, especially in the e-commerce space. We caught up with
The visual web is here. People discover, share and buy based on what they see online. Photo are fast becoming the number one way people connect with brands. An evolution smart companies like Nike and Red Bull have fast understood, pouring millions into photography. But thanks to a variety of
:O By announcing the separation of Google photo from the Google plus social media platform, the giant search company has clearly announced its intention to intensify the battle for domination of the online photo space. And for a good reason: Photos are the number one activity on smart phones, second on
Google wants them, Amazon wants them, Twitter, Facebook, DropBox, Evernote , Yahoo wants them. Everyone on the internet, it seems, wants your photos. And for good reasons: • Photos are what makes you come back over and over to a site/app. Not only your images but those of your friends,
A new study by SimplyMeasured released this week show some impressive growth numbers for brands on Instagram. The growth of the top 10 brands on Instagram is nothing short of impressive: Companies like Louis Vuitton have grown 401% from May 2013 to May 2014, currently reaching more than 1,7 million
Let’s face it. Photos are dumb. Without context they don’t reveal much. While they can be really good at evoking emotions, they are really bad at explaining their content. In fact, without a viewer, an image explains nothing. Let me explain. When confronted with a photograph, we are only able to
It didn’t last long. Less than a week after Dropbox and Twitter announced new photo oriented features, the other major players responded. Loud and clear. Google bets on Email First Google. Today, it announced a tighter integration of its very popular Gmail with it’s photo backup solution Google Photo album.