What If We Dressed Like Our Social Networks?

We all spend so much damn time looking at them; what if we started... being a bit like them, too? In this photo shoot, Viktorija Pashuta imagined a world where we started dressing like our social networks. The results are... slightly disturbing. » 12/03/14 6:45am 12/03/14 6:45am

Flickr Launches Official iPad App, Finally

It's taken a few years, but Flickr has finally got its act together and launched an official iPad app, only four years after Apple unleashed its first tablet on the world. » 10/18/14 9:52am 10/18/14 9:52am

Flickr Now Lets You Turn Your Photos Into Canvases

Flickr just announced a fun, new—albeit kind of pricey—program called Flickr Wall Art. All you have to do to turn your Flickr photos into a large canvas, photo mount, or book is select your preferences on the new Create portal. Two clicks—and at least $50—later, and your living room's newest adornment is on the way. » 10/13/14 6:23pm 10/13/14 6:23pm

Use Flickr To Preview the Picture Quality of Your Next Phone or Camera

Whether you're in the market for a new DSLR or a new smartphone, image quality is probably pretty high on your list of considerations. From Instagrammed selfies to sweeping landscape shots, you want to find a camera lens that's capable of producing pictures you can be proud of, and Flickr can help you. » 8/11/14 10:30am 8/11/14 10:30am

Using Twitter, Flickr, and More To Crowdsource a Wildlife Timelapse

In September of 2013, a giant wildfire dubbed the "Morgan Fire" burned through Mount Diablo State Park in California. It left thousands of acres of bush and forest charred, but researchers at URS have embraced the opportunity to study how the local ecosystem responds and recovers from the disaster, using crowdsourced… » 5/19/14 4:00pm 5/19/14 4:00pm

Starting today, you can preview Flickr's new picture viewer, with a 25% bigger picture that pushes the info bar off to the side. It's the latest addition to the full-site redesign from earlier this year. [Flickr Blog via VentureBeat] » 10/15/13 10:02am 10/15/13 10:02am

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

How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet

Web startups are made out of two things: people and code. The people make the code, and the code makes the people rich. Code is like a poem; it has to follow certain structural requirements, and yet out of that structure can come art. But code is art that does something. It is the assembly of something brand new from… » 5/20/13 9:14am 5/20/13 9:14am

Yahoo Just Made The Most Beautiful Weather App

It might be the changing of the seasons and the yearning for warmer days and longer nights but why is it that we always end up talking about the weather? For most of us, it dictates a lot of our day. Aren't you constantly checking the weather on your phone or is it just me? » 4/18/13 9:00am 4/18/13 9:00am

North Korea's Twitter and Flickr Accounts Have Been Hacked

A team of hackers appears to have broken into North Korea's official, government-run Twitter and Flickr accounts. Evidence left on the sites suggests that the hacks on the social media accounts were carried out by Anonymous activists. » 4/04/13 8:05am 4/04/13 8:05am

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… » 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