Picnik.com Gets Reincarnated as Ribbet

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Services for Real Estate Pros with Zillow - Nat'l Outreach Mgr & Dir. of Zillow Academy

Picnik.com closes today. The NEW Ribbet.com will be opening very soon and the only difference between the two is the name. Ribbet.com looks EXACTLY like Picnik and will offer the same exact style and type of features.


If you like easy access to your images, photos and graphics with the ability to create collages, add text overlays, adjust contrast and brightness, combine images, use custom effects and more, then Ribbet is the NEW online graphic/photo/image editor for you.  Ribbet.com looks like the reincarnation of Picnik.com.

“When Google announced Picnik’s impending closure in early 2012 there was enormous public outcry. People had come to rely on the service, that brought “photo awesomeness” to everyone, and they weren’t happy to see it go, to say the least.

Along came Ribbet! Packed with all the original Picnik functionality and built on the same platform that made it great, Ribbet offers a familiar interface and the same ease-of-use that people have come to love. read more…

 Since Ribbet has not gone live just yet, you can request an invite to join.  Go for it!

The screen shot of Ribbet (below) demonstrates just how much the NEW Ribbet resembles the OLD and now closed Picnik. It’s amazing to see how much these two look and feel like the same site.  Hmmm...  Almost makes you wonder if there isn’t something fishy going on here…  :)

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Donna Foerster
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Something fishy, huh?  You're SO funny Brad.  Thanks for sharing about this new site.  I started using iPiccy and was perfectly happy (so far).  I will have to give this a try when it goes live.

Apr 20, 2012 04:27 PM #48
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Sharon Alters
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Brad, we can always count on you to continue to keep us cutting edge! This totally looks like Picnic! Registered and waiting for their launch!

Sharon

Apr 20, 2012 08:03 PM #49
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Thanks everyone for your comments, Im trying to find out from Ribbet when they'll be launching.

Will report back soon...

In the meantime, iPiccy.com and PicMonkey.com are both up and running and excellent online editing sites too.

Here's My FUN PicMoney Image After Editing:

Can anyone guess what this is or was originally?  :-))

 

Apr 21, 2012 09:16 AM #50
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Brad

Found this post via Patricia's top 10 list. Thanks for the news, cheers cvc

Apr 22, 2012 08:47 AM #51
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Hey, Brad!  I included this post in Last Week's Favorites.  Have a great week.

Apr 22, 2012 09:15 AM #52
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#50 The back of a VW bug.  Upside down.

Apr 22, 2012 11:57 AM #53
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I've been using http://ipiccy.com/ and like it...keep us posted!

Apr 22, 2012 12:00 PM #54
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Hi Brad, Thanks for sharing this. I am sure eveyone will be delighted. Many Thanks again Brad!

Apr 22, 2012 07:07 PM #55
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Brad, thanks for sharing - that's why I love AR, never miss anything worthy.

About Ribbet - I am born in India and we do believe in reincarnation, rebirth etc etc...

Apr 22, 2012 09:36 PM #56
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I never use Picnik, but was surprised how many member did use it. I am thinking of trying it now as Ribbet

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Sally - YOU GUESSED IT!! -

I just used the flip tool and the other FREE online tools to create the "monkey" looking image above. :)

 

Apr 23, 2012 06:18 AM #58
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I'll bet someone bought the code or licensed it so they could bring up this new site.  Personally, I use Corel Paintshop Photo Pro.  It does most of what Photoshop will do but priced a lot less.

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Bryan - I love using Paintshop Pro. I remember purchasing it way back when just because at the time I couldn't afford Adobe photoshop.  Since I'm on the go a lot now, having easy access to online free tools has come in very handy.

Apr 23, 2012 09:15 AM #60
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Brad, I received PhotoShop Elements with my Nikon Camera a few years ago and it is just the same as Photoshop minus a very few "Bells & Whistles". I still preferred to use Picasso/Piknik as it is all I need for RE gigs....I'll see how it goes with Ribit

Will wait for your webinar..whenver that happens!

Apr 23, 2012 09:17 PM #61
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WHo hoo - I'm on the waiting list.

Apr 23, 2012 09:47 PM #62
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Brad

Good to know, especially if Ribbet also does slide shows!

Jeff

Apr 23, 2012 09:51 PM #63
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I'm on the waiting list.  It'll be great when it's finally launched.  Meantime there are other FREE tools to use.  Thanks for sharing with us!

Apr 25, 2012 01:12 PM #64
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Hi Brad...you are forever sharing the latest tech and how to...Thanks. You rock!!

I never really used picnik. now with my new Apple mini and a learning curve from switching to Apple from PC, I'm looking for an easy to use photo editing program.

Cheers

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Brad just catching up on my reading. Been in and out of the hospital. I sign up and hope to get to use Ribbet. 

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Hi Frank - hope you're doing well, or at least better!!  Sorry to hear about your hospital visits, hopefully, that's all behind you now.  Looks like Ribbet will be going live any day now, looking forward to using their platform for sure. Take care ok?

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