How Flickr's New Head Plans to Rebuild a Photo Brand Fallen From Grace

In its quest to rebuild Flickr into the premier photo service it once was, Yahoo has swiped Google's ex-global director of product marketing, Bernardo Hernandez, and given him the ultimate task—taking down Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and a whole host of other services so Flickr can reign supreme. » 8/07/13 3:17pm 8/07/13 3:17pm

New Flickr Walkthrough: So Pretty, So Much, So Free

After languishing for years as a neglected acquisition, Flickr has finally been given the jumpstart it so desperately needed and deserved. As of right now, not only to you get a free terabyte of storage and extremely high res photo uploads, you get it in pretty stellar package. Here's what you're dealing with. » 5/20/13 6:50pm 5/20/13 6:50pm

Flickr's Massive Redesign: Full-Res Photos, a Terabyte of Free Storage

Sure, Yahoo just about killed Flickr, but today it's trying to restore its former glory. Just after the company this morning announced its $1.1 billion dollar acquisition of Tumblr, it showed off a completely redesigned version of Flickr with giant photos and more storage than you probably even need. » 5/20/13 5:21pm 5/20/13 5:21pm

What's Yahoo Announcing at Its Event Tonight?

This morning Yahoo announced it bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion, along with a GIF and a promise "not to screw it up." The Mayer-ship is hosting a "product-related" event in New York City tonight. We'll be there covering it live. But just what's the company talking about? Here's what we've heard so far: » 5/20/13 3:01pm 5/20/13 3:01pm

Flashback: How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet

In the wake of Yahoo's $1.1 billion acquisition of beloved social platform Tumblr, it's perhaps worth looking back what the company did after it caught—and gutted—another big fish. » 5/20/13 9:32am 5/20/13 9:32am

Everpix's Image Analysis Will Find All of Your Cat Photos Automatically …

Everpix is an online photo storage system that's trying very hard to be the Flickr that everybody wants. Its latest crack is at this is an "Explore" feature which uses image analysis to sort all of the photos in your collection into content categories like, "animals", "city", and "nature". It works decently, and it'll only get … » 3/05/13 10:27am 3/05/13 10:27am

Flickr is Going Free for Three Months to Entice Instagram Deserters

Marissa Mayer and the folks at Yahoo! have a nice little gift for you this holiday season: free Pro Flickr for three months for any and all users, old and new. Surely this is just all in the spirit of holiday cheer and has nothing to do with cleverly making use of another image-sharing service's TOS debacle, right?… » 12/22/12 10:00am 12/22/12 10:00am

Flickr's New Chief Is Actually a Legit Photographer (Thank God)

Yahoo's new CEO Marissa Mayer is in the process of trying to rescue the ailing company, which means lots of hires and fires and business blah blah nobody cares about. But buried within the recent news from the company is a little tidbit that'll be interesting to anyone who'd like to see Flickr get a kick in the pants. » 11/07/12 12:40pm 11/07/12 12:40pm

24 Hours of Printed Flickr Uploads Is Enough To Swim In Like Scrooge…

With content pouring in from cameras and smartphones all around the world, it's not surprising that Flickr gains over a million new photos every single day. It's a fact you probably wouldn't give much thought to, until you see photographer Erik Kessels' latest exhibit where he printed and filled a gallery with a day's… » 11/12/11 6:00pm 11/12/11 6:00pm