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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald