Flickr Gets A New Look On February 28th

Markus Spiering, head of product management at Flickr is excited to announce a new look for the photo viewer interface that will be available february 28th. Enthusiasts who enter the download page will witness a page that appears more like…

Flickr, Vimeo Sharing Coming To OS X Mountain Lion

There’s plenty of buzz today following Apple’s unexpected announcement of OS X Mountain Lion. Most of the attention is being focused on the numerous iOS features that are being incorporated into the new operating system – Reminders, Notes, Messages, Twitter…

Online Digital Photos Could Endanger Kids

A study published in the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics this month suggests that parents and caregivers could be putting children at risk if they upload digital photos that are automatically “geotagged” by their camera. Joanne Kuzma…

The iPhone 4S Camera Is Beginning To Take Over Flickr

Popular photo sharing site Flickr is a community of all kinds of photogs. Browsing the site, you’re likely to see photographs taken will all kinds of devices – smartphones, point-and-shoot, and DSLR. The most popular camera on the site is…

Nightmares Fear Factory Has The Best Flickr Photostream Ever

There’s no denying the awesomeness of Flickr in relation to the cornucopia of images Flickr visitors are privy to, images of all kinds of variety. In fact, considering the never-ending growth of its index — earlier this year, Flickr reported…

Flickr Android App Channeling Instagram?

Did Flickr essentially release an Instagram clone? And if so, is there something wrong with that? Considering imitation is the highest from of flattery, and Flickr’s undeniable popularity, copying such a popular app, especially one that focuses on images —…

Reddit Helped Make Imgur Into a Big Deal

By now, you’ve heard about Facebook having the largest photo library on the web, or at least, you’ve seen the graphic, but have you heard how powerful and viable Reddit has made the Imgur.com image hosting site? If not, you…

Hurricane Irene: An Internet Wrap-up

Hurricane (and later Tropical Storm) Irene has come and gone, leaving at least a few dozen people dead and causing major flooding and power outages for much of the east coast. The storm hit over the weekend, attacking the coast…

Manchester Police Use Social Media To Track Down Rioters

While social media, especially Blackberry Messenger, was a communication tool of choice for rioters, the police department in Manchester, England has begun using a broad array of social media networks to track down rioters who were trying to copy their…

Flickr Hits 6 Billion Photos

Flickr, the photo sharing site owned by Yahoo, announced today that it has uploaded its 6 billionth photo. “Over the last 5 years uploads have been increasing 20% year-over-year and we love hitting a milestone like this,” says Flickr’s Kay…