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About Pixable

Pixable enable its users to manage and enjoy online photos with a set of features centered around photo search, discovery, aggregation, and editing. The company's free application aggregates photos from different social networks and sorts them into fun feeds like Best Photos of the Day, in order of relevance to the user. Pixable also doubles as a notification service allowing users to follow friends photo activity and be notified of newly tagged or uploaded photos.Pixable aims to offer a way to browse, search, and keep track of friends' photos, while providing a tailored experience that learns a user's preference. The app is accessible via the web and can be downloaded from the iTunes store for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. In addition, users can combine photos transferred from Flickr and Picasa accounts or upload them from a hard drive. The photo books are printed, packaged and home delivered at competitive prices. Pixable was founded by three MIT students and is now located in New York City.In September 2012, Pixable was acquired by SingTel. The valuation of Pixable wsa $26.5 million. Other terms of the deal were not released.

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137 Varick Street Suite 603

New York, New York, 10013,

United States

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Pixable, the photo app that became a BuzzFeed-like content site, is shutting down

Dec 1, 2015

Comments It had a pretty wild ride as far as tech products go, but Pixable – the smart photo management app that got acquired by SingTel, was spun back out on its own and pivoted into a youth-focused news site – is shutting down. VP of Editorial, Chris C. Anderson, says in a Medium post that the move follows an inability to raise additional funding due to unspecified “circumstances,” apparently unrelated to the performance of the site. “We achieved what we set out to do, even if the final result didn’t end up with us becoming the next BuzzFeed. We never wanted to be the next BuzzFeed. “We always wanted to be who we were, Pixable. And it was working. Unfortunately, circumstances… made it difficult to raise money and continue on.” Anderson says that Pixable attracted a peak audience of 9.4 million monthly unique users in October 2015, with an impressive average time on site of 1 minute and 25 seconds. The site, aimed at the 18-34 age bracket, was monetized through sponsored content promoting the likes of Walmart, Sony, Etsy and Disney. Pixable was founded in 2009 and launched its Photofeed nearly five years ago, in January 2011, as a way of highlighting interesting photos from your Facebook friends. I first wrote about it 10 days after launch, when it boasted of already having attracted 100,000 users . After building out its featureset, it was acquired by Asian telco SingTel in September 2012 with the aim of expanding the app’s reach in emerging markets. At some point not too long after this, something happened that saw the New York-based company back out on its own. CEO Andy Volanakis (who took the top job after initially joining as COO in late 2013) wouldn’t elaborate on details when I spoke to him earlier this year, but he said there would be more to reveal at a later date. It’s clear that SingTel spun Pixable out in some form though, as it was engaged in what turned out to be a futile attempt to raise fresh funding. Media obsessives should peruse Anderson’s long Medium post for more detail about Pixable’s achievements as a content site. Meanwhile, we’re looking into what the circumstances were that led to the company ultimately shutting up shop, and what the relationship between Pixable and SingTel was at the end. Featured image credit: Pixable

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