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Flickr, which describes itself as “almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world,” added a feature today that makes the site’s lead even more of a sure thing. Called geotagging, this feature allows users to sort (and search) photos by place.
One man’s art is another man’s “yick!” A person by the screen name “oralpixation” is staging an online “happening” for April Fool’s Day by asking “What’s in your mouth?” Those interested in answering that question are encouraged to upload a picture of their mastication habits to Flickr on Saturday.
Are you a flickr user? Do you moblog from your smart phone?
Some time ago, the mighty Yahoo looked down and saw many people, called Flickrers, collecting photos in the great Flickr. The Yahoo grew curious and gazed longingly as image after image continued to appear and it made the Yahoo hunger for images of its own. And so the Yahoo swallowed the Flickr whole.
This story about how a woman used her camera phone to photograph a subway sex offender and post it on Yahoo!’s photoblogging service Flickr, which led police to identifying him is gross. We’ll let you make your own jokes as every sentence you come across is (accidentally) ripe with innuendo. Hope you enjoy yourself.
Some users of the popular photo sharing service aren’t big fans of Flickr’s new owner, Yahoo, and a forthcoming terms of service change. Wired Magazine notes the emergence of a small group of Flickr users who do not want to become Yahoo users, despite the fact Yahoo purchased Flickr earlier this year.
Yahoo’s photo sharing service, Flickr, added a couple of interesting features yesterday to help surfers navigate the immense number of photos uploaded onto the site. The more, um, interesting feature rates a photo’s “interestingness.” Other words you didn’t know existed: frogery, abligurition, euneirophrenia, flocinaucinihilipiliphication, and zenzizenzizenzic.
OK, now, the little secret about Yahoo buying Flickr has been out for weeks (as Jason Calacanis says it was all over SXSW. So much so that I asked Caterina about it when she was on stage last weekend). Now the new secret that I’m watching my blogs for? How much Yahoo paid.
Today is the first really spring-like day of the year in Amsterdam. A hazy but sunny day, temperature about 19 Celsius (about 66 F), so it felt nice for my wife and I to take a stroll for an hour or so around our neighbourhood with my camera this afternoon.