Flickr

Poster There are some gripes, but on the whole, Flickr is our old-school sweetheart. We have been big fans of Flickr, the user-generated photography website which launched in February 2004. This pioneering social web site rewards interaction and offers access to Creative Commons-licensed images. 2019 Migration https://identity.flickr.com/migration 2019 Headlines https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/08/flickr-says-all-creative-commons-photos-are-protected-from-deletion-not-just-past-uploads November 2018 news Flickr News …

Flickr Links

Photo: Chiles Links related to Flickr What is Flickr? – Flickr is a website that allows users to store, sort, search and share photos online. When it launched, it was the first of its kind to provide a public platform for photo sharing. Now the options include Facebook, Instagram and countless others. We’re still fans …

What is the Social Web?

Photo: San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya It’s easier than ever to use the social web. What is the social web? Also called social media, these channels allow members to contribute, rank and share and often remix user-generated content. The bottom line is that we need to learn how to play, extend skills and abilities, develop core skills …

Flickr Faves

Poster We are looking forward to seeing how the freshly revamped Flickr photography site – https://www.flickr.com – develops in 2019. We are also looking forward to seeing how good friends and wonderful strangers adjust to the revised Flickrverse. That said, here are some of our favorite accounts – the ones that continue to tell stories …

Flickr News 2018

November 1, 2018 – News from Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/lookingahead Let’s be candid. Flickr at its best is a place to connect, to discover, and to evolve as photographers and lovers of photography. This is the world’s largest photographer-focused community. Here, together, this newly-independent community can shape the future of photography itself. Today we are announcing updates …

Westography

Screenshot: Flickr albums This week (October 2018) on Radio National: Michael Mackenzie visits Australian photographer Warren Kirk whose work is one of the highlights on Flickr. ‘Westography’ documents the fading social landscape of the western and north-western suburbs of Melbourne and the western arc of country Victoria, Australia. Recommended Listening: Saving ancient suburbia one photo …

#FlickrFriday

Hashtags We use the #FlickrFriday hashtag to talk up all things Flickr on Fridays. As a photography site, Flickr has been one of my favorites. That said, the site’s diminishing popularity has put the hashtag into dissuse. There is a Flickr Friday Group with a different topic that changes on a weekly basis. Embedded Tweets …

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.” …