Lightbox

Description

We've been building an Android app that will pull down photos from Facebook and Twitter and creates a "social camera roll" on your phone.

For the Guardian SXSW hack day, we built 2 features:

  1. An OAuth based API so developers can upload and download photos from our service.

  2. We now scour your Twitter feed for hashtags, and present them as "Trending hashtags" in the Android app. Clicking on them will bring up photos shared on Twitter related to that hashtag.

Ideas for taking this project forward

Estimated costs for taking this project forward

30 days of pizza plus a few hundred dollars for server hosting.

About the data used for this project

The data comes from Facebook, Twitter, and the various Twitter photo hosting services.

Project URL:

http://www.lightbox.com

Twitter: @thait


Created at

Rewired State and the Guardian SXSW Hack Day

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