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Smugmug acquires Flickr

April 20, 2018 – Breaking social web news

SmugMug announced it has acquired Flickr, the once uber-popular photography site from Yahoo/Oath.

Smugmug: “Photographers have always found ways to share their passion, work, and inspiration with each other. Together we are home to the creators, the shutter pressers, the doers and makers. We’re home to you.”

Key Links
https://www.smugmug.com/together
https://blog.flickr.net/en/2018/04/20/together-smugmug-flickr-faq

Family-owned Smugmug acquires Flickr, rescuing it from the sinking post-Yahoo ship

Questions

  • How will Flickr change with this acquisition?

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Last year Yahoo was bought by Verizon for $4.5 billion and Flickr was transferred to Verizon’s Oath subsidiary. Flickr will be maintained as a community of amateur and professional photographers

Smugmug
SmugMug is a photography platform dedicated to visual storytellers. SmugMug has a long history of empowering people who love photography and who want to improve their craft, making them a perfect fit for Flickr and our creative community. With SmugMug, photographers can create beautiful portfolios, use a powerful e-commerce platform to sell their photos, preserve their memories, and stand out with great options for showcasing their work.

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