acquires 1000memories

  • By Rudy Adler
  • October 3, 2012

We’re pleased to announce that 1000memories has been acquired by We’ve had the privilege of getting to know the team at over the past two years and are...

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Processing photos on demand with Photon

  • By Michael Fairley
  • August 3, 2012

I’m excited to announce that we’re open sourcing the core of our on-demand photo processing pipeline: photon-core. At 1000memories, photos are king. We help families and groups of friends share...

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Open sourcing the “quilt” view for iOS

  • By Bruno Virlet
  • July 26, 2012

We are excited to announce that 1000memories is open sourcing its "quilt" view for iOS under the MIT license. The quilt – displaying images and media in multiple columns with...

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Discover your family history-1000memories & WorldVitalRecords team up

  • By Michael Katchen
  • June 28, 2012

As a group that is passionate about family stories, we’re constantly looking for ways to make it even easier for our users to explore their family histories. Today, we’re thrilled...

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Sharing Family Stories - A Presentation At The SCGS Jamboree

  • By Michael Katchen
  • June 5, 2012

This weekend, I’m excited to join thousands of genealogists from around the country at the 43rd annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree in Los Angeles. As a group that is passionate...

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Introducing ShoeBox 2.0–Now On Android

  • By Michael Katchen
  • May 9, 2012

Today we’re unveiling Shoebox 2.0 and welcoming Android users into the ShoeBox family. There has never been a simpler, faster, and more beautiful way to scan your old photos. Shoebox...

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An Ode to Instant Photography–Mom 2.0 Style

  • By Michael Katchen
  • May 2, 2012

If you plan to be at the Mom 2.0 conference in Miami this weekend, you might just be lucky enough to get your photo taken with a rare, one-of-a-kind Polaroid...

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Enjoy your Instagrams on 1000memories!

  • By David Peter
  • April 26, 2012

Today, we’re excited to release two great new features on 1000memories: photo importers for Instagram and Facebook. Just as ShoeBox helped you rescue the paper photos from your past, these...

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Shoeboxes #4 and #9 Have Been Found!

  • By Rudy Adler
  • April 19, 2012

Our friends over at Brainpickings have just found Shoebox #9 . The first two mystery shoeboxes have been discovered. Where are the others? Shoebox #9. Click to see the story...

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Have You Seen These Shoeboxes?

  • By Rudy Adler
  • April 12, 2012

As you can probably tell, we’re pretty obsessed with shoeboxes around here. A single shoebox, and the mementos inside, have the power to tell an unbelievable story--the story of a...

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