Saturday, January 16, 2010
Soaring heights at Twitpic
Twitter might not be making money but Twitpic certainly is.
Results released yesteday showed that the site launched in 2008,generated more than $1.5m in ad revenue in 2009, resulting in a $700,000 profit.
It attracted 6.5m registered users last year.One of the catalysts was the pictures of the U.S. Airways jet which splashed down into the Hudson River exactly a year ago.
That first picture became one of the iconic photos of 2009, broadcast over and over on cable news, printed in newspapers, and sprayed all over the Internet.
It has been viewed on Twitpic over half a million times