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Facebook buys photo service Divvyshot

A talent acquisition rather than a product acquisition, Facebook has acquired the Y Combinator-funded start-up and will be shutting its service down.

By April 2, 2010


Divvyshot launches refreshingly simple photo sharing

Photo site has bonus feature for iPhone users: shake to share

By February 12, 2010


Facebook Photos get high resolution, bulk tagging

Five months after the acquisition of photo start-up, Divvyshot, major upgrades come to the social network's photo-sharing feature, which processes 100 million new photos per day.

By September 30, 2010


Facebook prepping photo-sharing iPhone app?

That's the claim from social blog TechCrunch. The blog says it will provide more details on the service in the coming days.

By June 15, 2011


New Year's Day breaks Facebook photo upload record

More than 750 million photos were uploaded to the social network over the weekend encompassing the first day of 2011, the company says.

By January 4, 2011


Facebook to shelve Beluga messenger in December

Facebook today announced plans to kill off its Beluga messaging service, which it acquired earlier this year. Users have two weeks to get their data off the site, with it going offline in December.

By October 28, 2011


Yet another Facebook unveiling this week

The social-networking company sent e-mails to reporters late Monday inviting them to a Wednesday "event" at its headquarters. The e-mail might--or might not--hint at a Facebook Events revamp.

By October 4, 2010


Facebook buys NextStop, will shut it down

The travel recommendation service will disappear as of September 1, and its creators plan to release its database under a Creative Commons license.

By July 8, 2010


Facial recognition comes to Facebook photo tags

New technology in Facebook Photos will suggest which of a user's friends may be in a just-uploaded photo, the first time facial recognition technology has been incorporated into Facebook's consumer service.

By December 15, 2010


Facebook acquired start-up assets for mail overhaul

Zenbe, a mail and messaging start-up, sold some of its intellectual property to Facebook in preparation for the social network's e-mail overhaul.

By November 16, 2010