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Twitter has acquired Twitpic's website and photo archive.
"I'm happy to announce that we have reached an agreement with Twitter to give them the Twitpic domain and photo archive, thus keeping the photos and links alive for the time being," Twitpic creator Noah Everett announced Saturday in a blog post. "Twitter shares our goal of protecting our users and this data."
This resolution, which is more than a little ironic, ends one of the most melodramatic startup closures in recent memory.
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Twitpic, a service that allowed users to attach photos to their tweets, said in September that it would be shutting down. The reason, according to Everett, was that Twitter — a public company — opposed Twitpic receiving a trademark for its name. If Twitpic didn't withdraw its trademark application, Twitter said it would revoke Twitpic's API key, making the service useless. Read more...More about Twitter, Twitpic, Startups, Social Media, and Apps Software
New York's finest pups marched around in their best costumes Saturday for the 24th annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade.
Presented by Beggin' Strips dog treats, the event featured hundreds of pooches dressed up in creative costumes
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Top dog wins "Best in Show" and total bragging rights at the dog park. Many owners plan their pets' outfits, spending anywhere from hours to months making them (and in the process, putting human costumes to shame).
Mashable attended the parade to sniff out the best Halloween costumes for dogs. Check out our gallery, below: Read more...More about Nyc, Pics, Lists, Pets, and Dogs
Luis Suarez wasted no time making an impact in his first match for FC Barcelona after finishing a four-month ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup this summer.
Suarez was in Barcelona's starting lineup alongside fellow soccer megastars Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr. for the the club's "El Clasico" rivalry match against hated Real Madrid on Saturday afternoon. He assisted on a goal by Neymar in the match's fourth minute — but things quickly went downhill from there
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But first: That goal. Suarez lobbed a beautiful pass across the pitch to Neymar, who then finished the play to give Barcelona an early 1-0 lead. Read more...More about Soccer, World Cup, Entertainment, and Sports