Flickr Friday

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 …

Flickr Faves

Poster We are looking forward to seeing how the freshly revamped Flickr photography site – flickr.com – develops. Will it survive? As a long-time user / member / fan, I am looking forward to seeing how good friends and wonderful strangers adjust to the revised Flickrverse. That said, here are some of our fave accounts …

What is the Social Web?

Photo: San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya It’s easier than ever to use the social web. Also called social media, these channels allow members to contribute, rank, 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 and move outside the comfort zone …

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. Key Links flickr.com Wishlist Videos from Flickr administration explaining changes. Better …

Flickr Links

Photo: Stars Links related to Flickr presented in somewhat random fashion: Is it time for a 2020 Flickr Renaissance? We’re in for this coming year, starting with the start slideshow option on old school Apple TV. New Start Slideshow What is Flickr? – Flickr is a website that allows users to store, sort, search and …

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 …

Smugmug acquires Flickr (2018)

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.” …