What is TwitPic? – A Photo Sharing Twitter Site
Definition of TwitPic
TwitPic is a site that lets you to share photos on Twitter.
How do I use TwitPic?
You can post pictures to TwitPic from your phone, our API, or through the site itself. There are also popular twitter clients that have built-in support for TwitPic.
How do I create an account?
If you have a Twitter account then you already have a Twitpic account, just login to Twitpic with your Twitter username and password and you are all set.
If you don’t have a Twitter account you can sign up for one for free at Twitter.com
Benefit of Twitpic.com
Also using photos on your tweets help you to gain more followers on Twitter because you everybody knows on Twitter you can only use 140 letters but images let you say more than 140 letters.
What can you use the application for?
Twitter is one of the most popular social networks out there. One of the most common things users do on Twitter is share photographs or videos. Although logging in and uploading a media file is generally easy, TwitPic seeks to make it even more convenient. Users can create a TwitPic account (by linking their Twitter account) and upload images or videos in real time. TwitPic works with all popular Twitter clients. Users can post media files from their phone, the website or via email. Users can also search TwitPic to view photos or videos posted by other users. The uploaded files are associated with the Twitter user. By clicking on one of the uploaded files or a user’s profile, all other files uploaded by that individual can be viewed on their TwitPic profile page.
What is the history and popularity of the application?
TwitPic was founded in February of 2008 by Noah Everette. Initially, it was intended to provide users with a way to share photographs through Twitter. In 2011, the web app expanded its service by providing video files with the same functionality it offered for photos. But later the same year, TwitPic took a serious blow when Twitter announced the release of its own photo sharing capabilities.
What are the differences to other applications?
TwitPic allows users to easily share their media files on one of the internet’s most popular social networks: Twitter. The application is easy to use as well as convenient. Users can choose between three uploading options. These include uploads from the TwitPics website, from mobile devices or using the TwitPics API.
How does the application look and feel to use?
TwitPics is designed specifically for Twitter. Naturally the site would use some of the same design elements as the Twitter website. The TwitPic homepage includes a light blue background with a stylish TwitPic logo, reminiscent of the Twitter logo. The page also includes some advertisements which appear throughout the user pages. These are somewhat large but are placed in areas that prevent them form being too intrusive. User pages are easy to navigate as well, with the selected photograph or video prominently displayed and thumbnails of other available files presented along the right hand side.
How does the registration process work?
Registering for a TwitPic account is very fast and easy. Naturally, the user must do so through an existing Twitter account. This is a common sense move considering the fact that the application only works with Twitter, so all interested users should have an existing Twitter account. The user can click the light blue “Sign in with Twitter” button found at the top, right hand corner of the homepage to enter their information and begin uploading their media files through TwitPic.