By NICK BILTON
Stipple, a San Francisco-based start-up, is introducing a new service on Wednesday that allows online publishers to add tags to particular parts of an image with information about its contents and related links.
The service, which is free to use and offers a revenue-sharing program for purchases made through the links, allows publishers to tag products for sale within an image, or to add information about objects or people.
Rey Flemings, the chief executive and founder of Stipple, said in a phone interview that one problem his new company intends to solve is the “much needed” ability to add more information to “the trillion or so images on the Web today.”
“We’re partnering with some companies when we launch to show how simple the tools can be and how much information you can share within an image,” Mr. Flemings said. Sigue leyendo