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Pixable

Inbox for Sharing Photos
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Published 05/16/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Jess Meli
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What can you use the app for?

Pixable is an inbox system for photos. Photos can be selected and different categories can be managed. There are so many images and videos that are shared but it can be difficult to determine which images, pictures and videos are truly important. This is where Pixable steps in to find the best vidoes and images shared by communicties or social networks. With Pixable, users can manage online photos. Photos can be collected or aggregated from varios social networking sites and organized into various feeds using the Pixable application. Useful titles may be given to different categories of photos and users can also connect with activities that their friends participate in. Also, Pixable will provide alerts and notifications of new photos or tags.

What is the history and popularity of the app?

In 2009, Pixable which has headquarters in New York, was founded and one of the co-founders is Andres Blank. With numerous featured articles in the media such as the BBC, the New York Times and CNN, Pixable is gaining popularity and has received accolades from many other organizations. The inspiration for the name of the application came from an award known as the Miss Pixable award which the contestants at beauty pageants can be given if they are considered to be the most photgenic contestant in the competition.

What are the differences to other apps?

Pixable helps users discover the top photos that friends, family and others are sharing the most. This is a major difference from other applications that manage photos or allow uploading of photos. Pixable can also create hashtaged photos. The idea of an inbox just for photos helps set Pixable apart from other applications.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

At first glance, the website does seem cluttered with different photos. However, this may also be appealing to different people. Nevertheless, there is a lot going on the main page. Users can connect to other sites easily and the navigation to the other links are also easy to find because these menus are located at the top of the page.

How does the registration process work?

To use Pixable, users can connect through Facebook and the link to do so clearly vsiible on the application. However, there are no other login methods except through Facebook. Users could choose to view photos that are based on different sites or categories including Instagram and Flickr.

What does it cost to use the application?

There is no costs associated with using the Pixable application. Similar to using Facebook, users simply use the features available and can begin sharing and enjoying photos with friends and with each other with out needing to pay any fees.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Pixable is a useful application that can be used to share and manage photos. Users can connect to Facebook and also share photos. For those who receive and share a lot of photos, Pixable can serve as an inbox and a management system for photos. With an inbox photos that contains top photos from friends, users never have to miss an important or relevant photos. Those who value such organization and access to important or interesting photos will find Pixable a useful application to have.

  • With Pixable, users do not miss out on relevant or interesting photos
  • It serves as an inbox for photos only and helps users focus on just photos
  • Users are able to view the top photos of their friends
  • Pixable lets users connect with their Facebook pages
  • Connections can also be made to Instagram and other sites


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