Millions Get Nostalgic With Photos Every Thursday During #TBT

How to Scan Photos For Posting on #TBT

A sizzling hot trend in social media happens every Thursday. From celebrity baby photos to average social networking fans sharing yesteryear family celebrations, millions of people are having fun and getting nostalgic by sharing their decades of rediscovered legacy photo snapshots during ‘Throwback Thursday’ [“#TBT”].


TTBT Ruleshe popular photo-scanning apps, like Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, and of course, Twitter are the ideal source for sharing these decades-past photos.  Just remember to tag each picture with the #TBT hashtag to get noticed.


Even businesses are adopting this online sensation by sharing long forgotten photo flashbacks when their companies were just starting out. Casinos in Las Vegas are a fun example to view legendary buildings of yesteryear and famous luminaries on immense vintage marquee signs which are no longer with us.


 

“Posting old pictures from your childhood to 1980’s-style fashions on leading social media platforms is easy, just include the “TBT” Hash tag. The challenging part is how to get thousands of analog pictures and 35mm slides digitized?  This is where ScanMyPhotos.com plays an integral role. Nearly 63% of all our photo digitization orders worldwide are linked to people participating in ‘Throwback Thursday,’” said Mitch Goldstone, president & CEO, ScanMyPhotos.com.


“The photo digitization service has scanned more than 300 million pictures and is a primary content provider for the hyper-popular #TBT trend.  Without ScanMyPhotos,” said Goldstone, “most shared pictures would be relegated to just recent digital photos from smartphones.”


“There is an urgency to digitize analog photos to preserve all those breathtaking pop culture and family memories. The number one new reason is ‘Throwback Thursday,’” according to Goldstone


How it Works to Get Photos Scanned


Prepaid Photo Scanning BoxOrder a prepaid ScanMyPhotos.com fill-the-box and fll it with upwards of 1,800 photos. Free 3-way S/H s included for $145.  Several popular add-on scanning services are available.


 

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100 Years of Photos Reveal an Incredible Family History and Journey

100 years of photos

Jessica’s great grandmother, Helen, standing in the corn field of her family’s farm in Wisconsin.

Sometimes when we think back to the lives of our great grandparents, we conjure up thoughts of stuffy, Victorianesque people who never seem to smile in a photo.

 

This was simply not the case with ScanMyPhotos customer Jessica Taylor and the story of her great grandparents, Lew and Helen. The legacy of this couple—who were married during the Great Depression era—can put the coolest of cats to shame. And it’s a legacy that Jessica made a priority to preserve.

 

“I got an email from ScanMyPhotos about a special sale, and I knew we had a bunch of old family photos stuffed in drawers that we needed to scan so grabbed it right away. The dates of the photos span from the 1890’s up until the 1990’s. Most were in pretty good condition, but some were starting to fade.”

 

The photos revealed an amazing cross-country journey and a touching love story.

 

“My great grandparents grew up in Wisconsin. When my great grandpa Lew joined the navy, he traveled to San Diego and decided he wanted to move there. At the time he and my great grandmother were only dating so he proposed and asked her to move out to San Diego with him. She said yes, and in 1937 they drove out to the West Coast on the back of his Harley Davidson motorcycle. The deal was she could go back to the farm in Wisconsin every other year to visit family. Now our whole family (aside from some cousins) are all in San Diego.”

 

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Today: Celebrate #FamilyHistory With 50% Off Photo Scanning

ScanMyPhotos.com First Ever 50% Sale*

Save 50% Off Online Photo Scanning and Add On Features*
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Welcome!
To celebrate Family History Month and these recent ScanMyPhotos.com news profiles (links below), and to help digitize the nation’s photo memories, please enjoy this first ever, mega sale! We already digitized 300 million pictures.

               

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“Saving Your Priceless Memories” By: Robert Lachman, LA Times

 

The above video and news story on how to digitize photos with ScanMyPhotos.com was published by “Framework” by The Los Angeles Times, written by Robert Lachman.

 

Excerpt:

 

Organizing boxes of old snapshots is a daunting task. That must explain why so many of my snapshots have remained tucked away in one of our closets. It’s been about five years since I have worked on this project, and now, I am ready to work on it again and finish it up. Of course, with technology, the waiting game seems to have paid off. The cost of hard drive space keeps going down, and there are a lot of great options for cheap online storage like Google Photos, Apple’s iCloud, Dropbox and Amazon.

 

The easiest part of the equation was organizing and packing up a box of photos for a return trip to ScanMyPhotos in Irvine. Their basic package costs $149 and includes scanning approximately 1,800 photos, which includes return shipping. It’s a simple and quick process.

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Photo-Sharing Apps’ Missing Pictures, Solved

Sportscaster Red BarberAre you among the many rhapsodizing about the new photo-sharing apps? Each service enables you to easily find, edit and share photos faster than ever. The tech media’s firestorm of comprehensive reviews, especially for Google Photos were remarkable for empowering you to better enjoy photos. Yet, everyone has omitted the biggest challenge in photography.

 

Photography is about sharing and preserving experiences. The photo-sharing services empower you to find, edit and share photos faster than ever. However, when it comes to the Internet of Things for photography, it is more about recent experiences and things like, the food you ate last evening, or random snaps of events and instant happening you come across.

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More than ever, pictures are being shared across all social media platforms and especially using the popular #TBT (ThrowbackThursday) searchable hashtag.

 

The smart and simple answer for searching, organizing, editing and sharing pictures are services like Google Photos, Facebook Moments and Apple Photos

 

But even with the vast increase of photos shared online, estimated at more than1.8 billion pictures each day, something is missing.

Prepaid photo scanning box

There are two kinds of photos in this world: digital and analog. The photos you can easily organize and add to the popular photo-sharing and cloud storage services mostly consist of recent digital pictures from mobile devices-but what about all those analog and print photos? Are they so easily left out?

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