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Posted by on Nov 23, 2012 in News, Photography |

500px purchase Pulpfingers to open new horizons

500px purchase Pulpfingers to open new horizons

500px, the popular online photo sharing service, announced today its acquisition of Pulpfingers. It is a French company based in Estasburgo dedicated to creating applications related to photography platform for iOS .

This new company has experience has an application that allows denomimada ISO500 navigate from the phone through the photos of 500px. Now, the social network wants to use the technology and expertise of people to develop applications Pulpfingers well you design, beautiful and above all easy to use for users.

The acquired company was founded by just two people, David and Jerome Charlec Scheer, who will spend the coming months working full time on 500px while keeping its offices located in France. Also, Scheer ruled that it is a great opportunity for them because I love photography, design and 500px community, all the necessary factors and dedication to what they love.

This purchase is twofold. The first is to expand its presence in Europe since many photographers Gutsol said German, French and Spanish registered in the community. The second aims to make the move to mobile applications to adapt to modern times and that people can manage their content wherever you are.

While Flickr is standing on a stage that is not innovating, 500px is getting the batteries to meet market needs. In fact, many Flickr users no longer renew their Pro accounts for move to try other alternatives. One of the biggest criticisms of the Yahoo network is the design, it seems that they do not give much importance to pictures as they deserve.

Will 500px become the next successful social network focused on photography? For now, we can say that every day is to try to improve it so.

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