Visual sharing has become ‘the next big thing’ is social media and tech with Instagram being acquired for $1billion, SocialCam habing 40 million users, Viddy having 28 million. Now there is Mobli too, an app that has gained 2 million users in the last two months, and whose founder has grand aims of creating a visual search engine of photos and videos to rival Google.
It might seem a grand aim, but founder Moshe Hogeg told Forbes’ Jeff Bercovici at Techcrunch Disrupt that he is “trying to building a platform that will eventually give you eyes everwhere”. Hoegog says he also is “not trying to go down the road of being a zero-revenue company that get acquired”, in what seems a clear dig at Instagram. Read More