Just a couple of nights ago I was taking a picture with my blackberry, I usually post these pictures to twitpic. Twitpic is a picture service that post to your twitter account from your cell phone, since there had not really been any other services that let me post once to multiple sites. I started thinking wouldn’t it be nice to be able to post to a picture service that can post to not only my twitter account by all my other micro blogging sites? Well I found such a service it’s called Pikchur and this service lets me post to all of my sites with one email.
Pikchur is a simple service that updates your social networks / micro-blogging platforms with pictures!
Supported platforms are:
Now that you know how many services Pikchur can post to now I’ll walk you through some of the process of setting it up.
Send your piks via phone, mms, email or upload
- You have to first login to one of your micro blogging sites on the Pikchur website I choose my twitter account.
- Next you have to configure your posting email address.
- The system tells you to create a PIN which will go at the end of the email address just before the @ symbol (this PIN is very important so do not make it simple) ( In my opinion the PIN needs to be more than 4 numbers, but that is all Pikchur will allow in the PIN section at this time)
After this process you have some settings you can configure
- Additional settings such as Triggers, and Status messages
All and all I tried the system out and it worked perfect from upload but when I tried to email from my blackberry it never showed up, I’ll have to fix that soon or try and figure out the reason why it didn’t work.
Overall Pikchur has a great idea with a lot of potential.