From "About" on official website:
"Tapiture is a social community that allows users to easily save, share and search for your favorite images from all over the internet. It's where the internet begins.
Key features are:
- Install the Tapiture button:
You can simply drag and drop the "Tap it" button below directly to your browser's bookmark toolbar and you're ready to start populating your Tapiture account.
- How to Tap images:
When you come across a photo on any site that you'd like to save, click theTap itbookmarklet which will activate Tapiture. Find the photo you wanted to save and click the photo. You can then organize this photo into a Chapter that you have created and also give it a description and tag the photo with keywords.
- Re-Tap images:
Find an image you like on Tapiture that someone else has Tapped? Hit the Retap button next to the image.
- The world's first and largest viral image search engine:
Since users can tag each photo with specific tags, all images are easily searchable.
- Follow and meet other Tappers..."
From review article on TechCrunch:
"The idea of a “Pinterest for men” is something that gets thrown around a lot — a few months ago, it seemed like I’d get a pitch for a new one every day. Tapiture is one of the newer contenders, but its traffic numbers suggest that it has a chance at claiming the title.
Leo Resig, co-founder of Resignation Media (which owns both properties) tells me Tapiture has its roots as a photo-tagging system on theCHIVE, before growing into a site of its own, where users can share (or, in Tapiture’s terminology, tap) photos of attractive women, cool products, funny jokes, and anything else.
It turns out that mix is a product of human curation, without which the site would probably be nothing but scantily clad women...."
Read full review on TechCrunch here:
Check out Tapiture: http://tapiture.com
Read more here: http://tapiture.com/about/
Via Giuseppe Mauriello