Snapchat may have invented the Stories format, but it didn’t take long for the rest of the internet to steal the idea. Now even Imgur, the meme haven originally created as an image-hosting service for Reddit, is offering its own take on Stories with a new feature called Snacks.
Imgur is little more than a simple way to share images online, and yet it has quietly grown into a huge community rivaling any social network in scale. It’s become the backbone of our visual puns, host of our GIFs, and the safe-harbor of our memes.
All the cool kids are making and sharing animated GIFs these days. Imgur just made it easier to get in on the action, by turning video links into GIFs (or, more technically, in Imgur's optimized GIFV format).
Finding a great place to host and share your photos on the web is a tricky business. There are tons of options, all with great features, and many of them free. Last week we asked for your favorites, then looked at the five best image hosting sites. Now we're back to crown your favorite.
Taking photos and uploading them to the web has never been easier. The best sites to store those photos keep them backed up, make them easy to share, showcase them in good-looking galleries, and offer you tons of space and editing tools. This week, we're looking at five of the best image hosting sites, based on your…
Sharing GIFs is a part of internet life these days, and Imgur is making GIF sharing even better with high-quality MP4 video in their new GIFV extension.
Chrome: Imgur took the crown as our favorite image host for its speed and ease of use, and imgur Extension by Metronomik takes a few extra steps out of the process for Chrome users.
Windows: Imgur is our favorite online image sharing service, and MyImgur is the fastest way to upload your files to the service and generate public links.
Windows: Windows 7 shipped with a much-needed Snipping Tool for taking partial screenshots, but it's not exactly feature-rich. Snipping Tool++ adds a few handy features that connect your screenshots to the cloud.
Mac: Slingshot gives you a single keyboard shortcut to take a screenshot, upload it to Dropbox or Imgur, and copy the URL to your clipboard to share with a friend. Everything takes place with one keystroke.
Services that cater to quick, almost disposable image uploads and sharing are growing in popularity. They make it incredibly easy to post links to images on Twitter, in an email or instant message, or in the comments of your favorite blog. Last week we asked which service you preferred for quick image sharing. Then…
When you want to share an image on Twitter, over IM, or in the comments of your favorite blog, full-fledged gallery webapps like Flickr or Picasa are overkill. That's where these quick sharing services come in, filling your need for quick, almost disposable image sharing. Here's a look at five of the most popular…