what are blockies?
With blockies, you can post your cameraphone pictures on any public surface, using special stickers...
See something cool on the street? Take a picture and send it to blockies so others can see it and start adding to the real-world photo album you just created.

Here's how it works: You need a cameraphone, and a Blockies sticker. Each sticker has a unique code on it, so any place you put a Blockies sticker gets tagged with that code. Whenever you send pictures to Blockies.com from your cameraphone, you put the code in a message to nyc@blockies.com, and we link your picture to that location. It's like posting a polaroid on a street corner.

Other people can see your picture on their phones by text messaging us the sticker code. Anyone can add photos to any sticker, making a collection or photo album of that spot, and all pictures are archived on Blockies.com.

Stick these up anywhere and everywhere. Bar bathrooms. Bus stops. Sidewalks. Wherever you want to leave your photo message.

like a message in a bottle..only less wet.

instructions:
ADDGet a sticker. Each sticker has a unique code printed on it. Send a picture message (MMS) to nyc@blockies.com, and "add UNIQUE CODE your message." This sticker will "mark the spot" where you left your photo.

GET — To retrieve a photo message, just send a text message (SMS) to nyc@blockies.com that says "get UNIQUE CODE." Your phone will receive a picture message that someone else left on that sticker, or a link if your phone cannot receive picture messages.
phone bugs:
AT&T: Users cannot receive photos to their phone, but will receive a link to the photos left on a particular sticker if they use the "get" command.

Sprint PCS: Users cannot use the "add" command because Sprint PCS does not send photo attachments directly from a phone to an email address. Also, users cannot receive photos to their phone, but will receive a link to the photos left on a particular sticker if they use the "get" command.

special thanks:
to Lasse Bergfeld for his slammin' illustrations (up for hire). Also to Tom Ainslie, Dennis Crowley, Stephanie Hugh, Nancy Hechinger, Mohit Santram, Clay Shirky, and Shawn Van Every.

questions? comments? email info@blockies.com
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