According to Business Insider, the tech giant has been in talks to acquire the startup, a Reddit favorite.
The additional manpower will contribute to Square's goal of tripling the size of its engineering team in New York within the next year.
Outage at Yahoo-owned site preventing users from uploading and browsing images.
Software allows for users to surf through viral images and share photos of their own. Several bugs from the beta versions have been fixed.
Startup was reportedly the target of an acqui-hire by Apple, which was supposedly more interested in the company's employees rather than its technology.
Will this be the feature that sticks it Yahoo's competitors? Probably not. But it does pull photos from your e-mail to display them in a gallery that can be filtered by sender, year, size, and file type.
Although the search giant isn't talking about the service, Photovine looks as though it will ultimately enable users to upload photos to followers from their mobile phones.
That's the claim from social blog TechCrunch. The blog says it will provide more details on the service in the coming days.
Twitter will roll out a photo-sharing service over the next few weeks, with rumours that it will be tightly integrated into the next version of Apple's iOS.
CEO Dick Costolo tells D9 crowd the goal is to "remove the friction" from adding photos. This and other new Twitter services will replace third-party apps for many users.