In the latest of an endless series of unfortunate events to befall the once beloved photo-sharing service Flickr, the company has been resurrected from the grave of Yahoo and bought for an undisclosed amount by premium photo-hosting platform SmugMug.
During yesterday’s meeting with Russian officials, President Trump banned all American press from attending. News outlets weren’t even allowed to take customary pre-meeting photos. But Russian state media were there. And they’ve kindly shared photos from the meeting on Flickr, complete with a Creative Commons license!
Use Flickr’s automatic photo upload service on your computer? Not anymore if you have a free account: The Uploadr tool will know require you to be a paying Pro subscriber. Well, there’s always Google Photos.
Thanks to digital photography, everyone has a camera in their pocket and pictures are now instantly accessible and shareable. The only drawback is the hassle of managing so many snaps and all the more apps and services that make it even more confusing. Here are the tools you need to know to bring order to your digital…
Well, this is awkward. Flickr’s seemingly impressive image recognition system is making some embarrassing slips when identifying black people and concentration camps, according to the Guardian.
Despite being a totally excellent online repository for photos—you get 1TB of storage for free!—Flickr feels like an outmoded service. But a huge new update that adds features and a couple of new apps is a big step towards modernizing the service.
For the past five years data artist Eric Fischer’s been working on something called the Geotaggers’ World Atlas, a project which hopes to discover the world’s most interesting places by examining beautiful Flickr photos. As it turns out, the maps showing the routes between them are just as beautiful.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As of July 30th, Yahoo won't let you use Facebook or Google logins to sign into Flickr—you'll need a Yahoo account instead.
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…
Sure, that selfie you just uploaded is perfect in your eyes, but will the internet feel the same way? A new calculator made by researchers at MIT lets you upload your snapshots to calculate the probability that they will go viral.
Flickr has a brand new feature, rolling out today, that provides code for embedding images or image slideshows directly into other websites. It looks to be a simple way for sharing sets of images without resorting to cumbersome galleries or uploads.
Flickr's new iOS 7 app now offers automatic uploading at full resolution, with sharing set to private by default. Neat.
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.
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.