March 27, 2010
With use cases in chat, advertising and photo sharing, the Face.com API now estimates the age of the faces it finds in photos. The service released mood detection last July and has seen the number of developers registered on its platform double in less than a year. The age estimation is hardly perfect, but gives a guideline that joins a number of attributes the service can return from just a snapshot.
With Twitter adding its own photo uploads, we thought it'd be a nice time to go through some of the intelligent mashups that use photos posted to Twitter in an interesting way. I bet a lot of these will get some nice updates to integrate the official Twitter photo capability. First of all, we'll talk about the recent Mashup of the Day, Hashtagram.
Cloudinary has added responsive image breakpoints technology to its API. The functionality allows users to automatically select image size in a responsive website environment across devices with disparate screen sizes. Additionally, Cloudinary launched a web-based tool with the same functionality.