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Opens Photocommunication API to Encourage Application Creation

LOS ANGELES—December 15, 2004—Calling all designers and engineers! Buzznet Inc., developers of the leading photoblog community,, and the proprietary Buzznet Photocommunication platform, today announced it is making available its Photocommunication API (Application Program Interface) to spur the engineering and design of compelling Photocommunication applications.

Buzznet is making its Photocommunication API publicly available to encourage the creation of additional useful applications like the popular Buzzwords feature at Buzzwords make finding and categorizing images on Buzznet much easier by tagging photos with metadata keywords.

“Open APIs are the life blood of inspired and creative Web developers,” said Anthony Batt, Buzznet co-founder and CEO. “Buzznet has a rich set of moblogging, photoblogging, metadata tagging, and social networking APIs that offer developers a chance to create new representations of Buzznet’s online photo-sharing community.”

The Buzznet Developer Network ( will support developers with various tools and sponsorships, and applications will be presented to consumers and business partners. In 2005 Buzznet fully expects an active developer network that will create award winning applications. Buzznet intends to change the way users communicate with digital images on the Web and beyond, and the Buzznet Developer Network and Buzznet Open API are critical components to establish this change.

One example of how Buzznet is opening up social communication through digital images is through its recent creation of the Ventura County Star photoblog ( where visitors can document and share what’s going on in and around Ventura County.

About Buzznet Inc.

Los Angeles-based Buzznet Inc. creates and maintains, a vibrant community for online photocommunication. Buzznet also develops the Buzznet Photocommunication platform -- the first software of its kind. Buzznet Inc. is privately funded and was founded in 2003 by Marc Brown and Anthony Batt, who are experts in software development, design and managing major content distribution networks.

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