Google acquires Picnik

More than ever before, people are sharing and storing their photos
online. But until recently, you had to edit your photos using client
software on your computer. But now, it has been officially announced that Google has
acquired Picnik, one of the first sites to bring photo editing to
the cloud. Using Picnik, you can
crop, do touch-ups and add cool effects to your photos, all without
leaving your web browser.

Google has not announced any significant changes to Picnik today, thoughthey will be working hard on integration and new features. As well, they would
like to continue supporting all existing Picnik partners so that users
will continue to be able to add their photos from other photo sharing
sites, make edits in the cloud and then save and share to all relevant

Google is very impressed with the Picnik team and the
product they’ve created, and they were excited to welcome them to Google.Google is also looking forward to collaborate closely with them to improve the
online photo editing experience on the web. In the meantime, we
encourage you to head to Picnik, import some of your photos from Picasa
Web Albums, Flickr or Facebook and try your hand at photo editing in the


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