Google is Already Shutting Down Photovine

December 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Google is Already Shutting Down PhotovineSo remember Photovine? It wasn’t that long ago that Google’s new photo sharing service launched. To be specific, it was a week or two ago. So, you know, this thing was brand spanking new.

Why do we use the word “was?” Because Photovine is already being shut down, along with a photo sharing app called Pool Party which hasn’t even launched yet. The company behind the two apps – Slide – is shutting down too. It’s a pretty significant change up for Google.

One of the biggest reasons for this is the social media site known as Google+. The company says that these photo sharing services compete directly with Google+. What’s more, they don’t compete favorably – Google+ seems to do it all better.

(via PetaPixel)

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