Twitter to start photo sharing serviceMay 31st, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Internet reports suggest that Twitter will launch its own picture sharing service this week. The move will undoubtedly affect third party picture sharing service providers that are currently on the miniblog.
The chief executive of Twitter, Dick Costolo, is expected to make the announcement during the D9 conference on Wednesday. Costolo is billed to address the conference on Wednesday and TechCrunch was the first to report that he will make an announcement of the service. If the report turns out to be accurate, third party picture sharing service providers like Twitpic and Yfrog will be disadvantaged.
The companies along with other similar providers are currently the only means to share picture on the famous social site. It is believed that Twitter is trying to take back control of its services. The company had in the past announced some services which were previously offered by third party providers.
The report did not indicate how Twitter plans to implement the picture sharing service. The third parties took users to their website where they made profit by displaying advertisements along the picture that is being viewed.
Twitter’s popularity is skyrocketing because of the many celebrities and personalities that use the service to keep their followers informed.
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