Lightbox is pointed at Android exploiters, dissimilar Instagram, which had most first favour among IOS users, and it’s belike that Facebook will apply its faculty to build up for that OS.
For at present Lightbox has shut down its doors and won’t be admitting fresh users. Surviving users have until fifteen June to use the servicing as is, and have been given an option to download their photographs in the meanwhile.
Subsisting information won’t be shifted to Facebook, which gets in appear like the service, when it joins the Facebook fold, will either have had a full cleaning or will vanish into the broader grades.
Facebook has accepted the altogether Lightbox faculty, maybe in a endowment catch to back up software developing for Android devices and those running HTML5.
Either way, its 2 founders are very pleased with the move and very felicitous with the fresh audience reach they will have.
“We began Lightbox because we were activated about making fresh servings built chiefly for mobile, particularly for the Android and HTML5 platform, and we are honored that 1000000s of you’ve downloaded the Lightbox pics app and shared out your feels with the Lightbox community,” told Thai Tran and Nilesh Patel.
“Now, we are pleased to declare that the Lightbox team is joining Facebook, where we will have the chance to build amazing products for Facebook’s five hundred+ 1000000 mobile users.”
Anyone that likes Lightbox but is not keen on Facebook can turn to the Github repository, where Lightbox will publish parts of its source code.