Expanding AI technology in photo apps, with Timur Khabirov, Prequel

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talked with Timur Khabirov, co-founder and CEO of Prequel, the mobile photo and video editing platform. In this interview, Khabirov talked about the history of the popular app, the philosophy that is driving its growth, and the potential for AI-driven photo and video content.

Founded in 2018 by Khabirov and Serge Aliseenko, Prequel has been able to position itself as one of the Top 10 photo and video editing apps in the U.S. With more than 60 million users and an average of 2 million Prequels made a day through social platforms like TikTok and Instagram, Prequel appeals to a wide array of creators including influencers, brands, and celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Bella Hadid, and Rihanna. The company has 200 employees in the United States.

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