Liz Gannes

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DailyBooth Raises $6M for Self-Portraits

DailyBooth, the photo-sharing site popular with young folks, has raised $6 million in a round led by Ignition Partners and including Sequoia Capital. The service counts 14 million photos shared, much of them self-portraits. One way DailyBooth is different from other photo-sharing apps is its users tend to use front-facing cameras when available (the better to frame and capture themselves with), as they will be on the forthcoming iPad 2.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work