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Snapjoy photo sharing service shut down following Dropbox aquisition




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Snapjoy photo sharing service shut down following Dropbox aquisition



Snapjoy photo sharing site closes following Dropbox aquisition



Snapjoy has announced that it'll be shuttering all of its services, a mere 6 months after being acquired by cloud colossus Dropbox. In a blog post, Snapjoy said photos can no longer be imported into the services and the iPhone app is henceforth unavailable. If you've got photos stored on the site, you'll have exactly a month to get them downloaded, since after July 24th, "all photos and data will be permanently deleted." The same thing happened to Audiogalaxy shortly after its acquisition by Dropbox, and of course other big fish like Google and Twitter are well known for similar behavior after eating smaller fish -- though at least we saw the #Music fruits of Twitter's buyout shortly after it happened. On the other hand, we've yet to see Dropbox do anything with Audiogalaxy, so we hope the defunct apps will be resurrected in some form soon.


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Via: CNET


Source: Snapjoy (Blog)








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