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Twicli – upload photos and videos using the Picli engine

Twicli allows you to upload images and videos for free and use conversation tracking around them.  Right from their own blog:

Twicli is a free service that allows users to upload both photos and videos through the Twicli platform and display them to their friends on Twitter.  Users can upload photos and videos and comment on each, these comments are then broadcast on twitter via the means of @replies. The Twicli frontpage features the most recent content uploaded by Twitter users.

Their list of features was quite impressive for a reson to use their service:

  • Interface – Twicli has been designed to ‘feel like twitter’
  • Sets – Twicli supports sets of photos and videos, and you can mix both content types in a set. Don’t spam your friends with photo after photo, just upload them all at once into a set and your friends will see all your content from one tweet. Perfect for photo/video blogging your trips – now you can send a lot more photos at once (without annoying anyone and losing followers)
  • New Trends – Twicli generates it’s own trends. Meaning you see what trending topics are hot rightnow in regards to photos and videos – not the general Twitter trends.
  • View All Sizes – As user’s photos are uploaded they are resized, but the full resolution version is always available. Also, being able to see what image sizes are available makes it easier for bloggers to grab a smaller size if needed.
  • OAuth – Twicli is one of the first apps to fully integrate Twitter’s implementation of OAuth. Twicli is totally safe and secure as users never need to enter their login information.
  • iPhone 3.0 Compatible – We’re very excited about iPhone 3.0. Once it’s released, creating photo/video sets on Twicli will be a breeze as you can attach more than 1 piece of content to an email.
  • Videos – Upload your videos to Twicli through the site or via email. There is no limit on video length (like some other services), only on filesize (50MB).

I think sets is one of the most pleasing things to see.  Most of the other services treat each photo as a tweet (or video).  But they allow you to group and mix them into one tweet to please those followers!

As you can see, they are really trying to offer a full feature set.  Picli itself has a fremuim model for how they do photo and video management, so there is a monetization plan for them which is nice to see.

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Professional bio: Chris Miller, known as IdoNotes across the web is based in St Louis, MO as the Director of Messaging & Collaboration for Connectria and the Founder of Spiked Studio Productions.. Connectria is one of the largest IBM hosting and remote management partners. Chris speaks globally at conferences and events including: View Admin 2003-2009 View Admin Europe 2003-2008 Domino 7 Upgrade Seminar (globally) Domino 8 Upgrade Seminar (globally) Real-Time Collaboration Seminar Lotusphere 2003-2012 ILUG 2008, 2010 ULUG 2009, 2011, 2012 Collaboration University 2006-2010Domino Optimization Tour 2010 BLUG 2011, 2012 NLLUG 2010 AusLUG 2011, 2012 Other awards, events and information: Founder of IamLUG - the North American Lotus User Group event held annually. 2009-present Chris, via Connectria, is a Lotus Award winner 3 times and a finalist 5 times since 2000. Winner of the Gary Guthrie Award for Technical Writing in 2002 Previous board member of the St Louis Domino and Notes User Group Previous board member of VALU (the predecessor to LotusUserGroup) Advisory Board member to LotusUserGroup.org Chris is the founder of Spiked Studio Productions which produces industry related podcasts, webcasts and more. Shows include: IdoNotes - one of the longest running Lotus related technical podcasts BlackBerry Today - a video podcast on the hottest device, application and BlackBerry/Playbook news Consultant In Your Pocket - deep technical webcast training delivered free and subscription IdoSphere - a two day online technical event TheSocialGeeks - a leading social media roundtable podcast Sametime Guide - a video training tutorial on installing and administrating IBM Sametime TheSocialNetworker - a social media site review webcast and interview series now including Social Stalking content on social media security and privacy Certifications: PCLP since Domino R4 in administration and in Development through R5 Workplace Collaboration Services 2.5 - Team Collab and Messaging Domino 7 and 8 Certified Security Administrator Sametime Administration 7.5.x-8.5 CLP Collaboration (retired certification Aug 2006) CLI for numerous administration areas including Domino, Sametime, Quickr and Connections Yes I write some of those dreaded admin cert exams you take. I won't say which ones so you don't come looking for me, but I will say they are the real good recent ones that have been coming out. Animals: One dog, a Puggle. He has been on this world before and seems to understand slippers and a fine cigar. Mind you that is him in the chair and not me. A ninja death cat. I only see her when she strikes Music: Non-stop. At my desk, in my car, walking to work and back to my car downtown. In the house there is a crazy zoned set-up for you home automation geeks. I am a self-proclaimed MP3 fiend, to which I have tried rehab 4 billion times to no avail. Now what kind of music you ask? I will never tell.

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