Yahoo Announces Xoopit Purchase; New Photo Features Coming To Yahoo Mail

With Xoopit, the social e-mail startup that Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) confirmed it had purchased this evening, Yahoo plans to add new photo sharing features to Yahoo Mail. In a post on the Yahoo Anecdotal blog, Yahoo SVP Bryan Lamkin said that by integrating Xoopit’s technology with Yahoo Mail, users would be able to centrally organize all the photos they had ever sent or received and then easily share them with others. “While social networks and community sites are great for sharing photos with everyone you know, we realize it