Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Google preps own Instagram-like photo sharing app

updated 07:50 pm EDT, Thu June 30, 2011

Pool Party may be official Android photo app

Google's team from the Slide acquisition has been quietly developing an app that would be an official Android rival to normally iOS-only apps like Instagram. Currently in an invite-only beta, Pool Party (Android Market) will show friends' latest photos in a timeline like other photo sharing apps, making it a direct competitor to existing Android apps like Picplz. The Google-made variant would stand out mostly by grouping photos into events where others could contribute their shots.

No indication exists of when Pool Party will leave beta.

The app's existence could create a minor conflict for Google. Its new social effort Google+ already has a photo sharing component through Instant Upload. Former Slide employees also reportedly have free rein under Google to make the apps they like and have already released the messaging app Disco 2 despite Huddle's existence in Google+.

Apps like Pool Party may serve as an incubator for Google. By giving the Slide group room to create its own apps, Google may get ideas it can fold into official apps. It could be called on in the future to create apps in response to runaway apps on iOS like Instagram and reduce the factors that might keep users loyal to Apple. [via TechCrunch]







By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

  1. facebook_Judy

    Via Facebook

    Joined: Jun 2011

    -4

    http://www.vougebloom.com

    http://www.voguebloom.com
    Cheap Nike air J0rdan sh0es33$,Air F0rce 1 33$, Nike dunks SB shoe,Nike Sh0x shoe. Wh0lesale Cheap Nike sh0es with disc0unt jersey, High quality T-shirts,ED hardy t-shirts,ED Hardy h00dies,ED hardy shoes,ED hardy Jeans,Evisu shoes,GUCCI sh0es,LV Handbag,Chanel Handbag……welcome t0
    http://www.voguebloom.com

    cheapest hip hop Evisu clothing,( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheapest sale( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheap Gucci Shoes ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheap Prada Shoes ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheap Puma Trainers ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheap Adidas Shoes ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheap Lacoste Trainers ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheap Mauri Sneakers ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheap Louis Vuitton ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheap Dsquared Shoes ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheap Ed Hardy ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheap ATO Matsumoto Shoes ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheap BapeSta Shoes ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheap Hogan Shoes ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheap Fendi Shoes ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheap Dolce Gabbana Shoes ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    cheap Versace Shoes ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    (((http://www.voguebloom.com))) cheap sale
    ====accept credit card and paypal


    I find an amazing web,please click the web ,you can find big pleasantly surprised
    ╭⌒╮WELCOME http://www.voguebloom.com
    ----- ~ ¤ ╭⌒╮ ╭⌒╮
    ╭⌒╭⌒╮╭⌒╮~╭⌒╮ HANDBAG 35$
    ,)))),'')~~ ,''~)
    ╱◥█◣ ╱◥█◣ SHOES 35$
    |田|田||田|田| CLOTH 15$
    ╬╬╬╬╬╬╬╬╬╬╬╬╬╬ 2011NEW
    Online Store:
    ( http://www.voguebloom.com )
    you can find many cheap and fashion stuff
    jordan air max oakland raiders $30--39;
    Ed Hardy AF JUICY POLO Bikini $20;
    Handbags (Coach lv fendi d&g) $30
    T shirts (Polo ,edhardy,lacoste) $15
    Jean(True Religion,edhardy,coogi) $30
    Sunglasses (Oakey,coach,gucci,Armaini) $15
    New era cap $15
    Bikini (Ed hardy,polo) $20
    ((( http://www.voguebloom.com )))
    =====((( http://www.voguebloom.com )))=====
    ACCEPT PYAPAL and CREDIT CARD and CASH
    DELIVERY TO YOU DOOR TO DOOR
    Free Shipping

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Sound Blaster Roar Bluetooth speaker

There could very well be a new king of the hill for Bluetooth speakers, with Sound Blaster's recent entry into the marketplace. Bringi ...

Kenu Airframe Plus

Simple, stylish and effective, the Kenu Airframe + portable car mount is the latest addition to Kenu's lineup. Released earlier this y ...

Plantronics Rig Surround 7.1 headset

Trying to capture the true soundscape of video games can be a daunting task. Looking to surround-sound home theater options, users hav ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News