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Flickr Apologizes For Selling User Photos

Flickr Apologizes For Selling User Photos

By Chris Crum December 18, 2014

A few weeks ago, Yahoo’s Flickr angered some photographers by selling their work for profit, which it would not share with them. The complaints started, and eventually it became a news story, which gained national attention courtesy of The Wall …

The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze Lights Up Halloween The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze Lights Up Halloween

The reinvention of the common Jack O’Lantern was kicked into overdrive with the explosion of social media. Pictures from people eager to share their stencil-powered carved gourds that pay homage to everything from video games to favorite sports icons. And …

Maroon 5 Discovered Amazing Photographer Rosie Hardy Maroon 5 Discovered Amazing Photographer Rosie Hardy
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When Rosie Hardy, just a sweet girl of 15 at the time, was in search for the perfect MySpace picture for her own page, she never could have imagined that search would lead to where it has today. She is, …

Flickr Tests 'New Experience' with 25% Larger Photos Flickr Tests 'New Experience' with 25% Larger Photos

Continuing on the path to making Flickr awesome again, the Yahoo-owned company has taken a step to make viewing photos on the web a lot more enjoyable. “The new photo experience now gives you the largest possible image, while not …

Flickr for iOS Gets Auto-Upload, Auto-Straightening Flickr for iOS Gets Auto-Upload, Auto-Straightening

If you use Flickr on iOS 7, you no longer have to manually upload your photos (unless you really want to). Flickr has just announced an update that brings an auto-upload function to the app. Just like auto-upload functions on …

Flickr Gets New iPhone Improvements Flickr Gets New iPhone Improvements

Yahoo announced today that it is launching a new photo taking experience for iPhone users aimed at taking better advantage of what the device’s camera has to offer. The iPhone 5, by the way, is the most popular camera on …

Yahoo Buys IQ Engines To Improve Flickr Yahoo Buys IQ Engines To Improve Flickr

Yes, Yahoo is still acquiring companies. This time it’s IQ Engines, an image search company, as first reported by AFP. IQ Engines does indeed have a message about the acquisition posted on its homepage: We are thrilled to announce that …

Yahoo Mail Gets New Flickr Integration Yahoo Mail Gets New Flickr Integration
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For those of you still getting adjusted to the new Yahoo Mail, Yahoo has a new feature for you, and it utilizes Fllickr, another product Yahoo recently redesigned. The new integration lets users share individual photos or sets right from …

Yahoo Acquires GhostBird Software Yahoo Acquires GhostBird Software
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Yahoo just keeps on acquiring companies.This time it’s GhostBird Software, which the company will use to enhance the recently enhanced Flickr even further. GhostBird makes the photo apps KitCam and PhotoForge2. “We’ll integrate many of the mobile photography experiences from …

Flickr Now Offers a Terabyte of Storage, New UI Flickr Now Offers a Terabyte of Storage, New UI

Just one day after Yahoo announced that former Googler Marissa Mayer would be taking the reigns as the new CEO, the internet rose up with its first request: Please make Flickr awesome again. Ever since Yahoo acquired the photo-sharing service …

Yahoo Launches New Weather App For iPhone Yahoo Launches New Weather App For iPhone
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In addition to its new Mail app for iPad and Android, Yahoo has unveiled a new Weather app for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The app utilizes images from Flickr to show current local conditions. Yahoo Director of Mobile and …

Anonymous Hacks North Korea's Social Media Accounts Anonymous Hacks North Korea's Social Media Accounts

Did you know North Korea has a Twitter and flickr account? The nation uses these accounts to spread its propaganda, but recent world events have made the nation’s online presence a target for hackers. The Guardian reports that North Korea’s …

Flickr for iOS Adds Hashtag Support Flickr for iOS Adds Hashtag Support

The new version of Flickr for iOS bringss the photo-sharing app a little more in line with similar social apps Instagram and Twitter. Now, when you take a no filter, beach picture in the middle of summer, you can post …

Flickr for iOS Gets Faster Uploading, Tagging Flickr for iOS Gets Faster Uploading, Tagging

Flickr’s iOS app has just received an update that includes an array of new features as well as the general “making it faster” claim. First up, Flickr photo uploading is now faster: Uploads from the Flickr app are much faster. …

Yahoo Adds Usable Flickr Images To Image Search Yahoo Adds Usable Flickr Images To Image Search

Yahoo announced that it has added images from Flickr that are available for re-use or re-posting under Creative Commons terms to it Image Search results. This includes tens of millions of photos. To access these images, simply go to Yahoo …

Flickr Becomes More Like Instagram On iOS Flickr Becomes More Like Instagram On iOS

Just yesterday, Yahoo released a major update for its email client that promises “speed, ease of use, and cross device availability.” Now the company is updating its other core Web property – flickr. Yahoo has released two major updates for …

New Species Of Insect Discovered On Flickr New Species Of Insect Discovered On Flickr
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I always thought that we knew everything there ever was to know about insects. They’re everywhere and they’re not exactly hard to find. Where would we ever find new species? A Flickr user, Hock Ping Guek, took some pictures of …