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SmugMug acquires Flickr

Two photo-sharing services are teaming up, as SmugMug buys Flickr from Verizon’s digital media subsidiary Oath. USA Today broke the news and interviewed SmugMug CEO Don MacAskill, who said he ho

Caterina Fake on turning down VC roles a decade ago: ‘I just kind of didn’t fit in’

Ten years ago, not long after Yahoo had acquired Flickr, its co-founder, Caterina Fake, bounded up and down Sand Hill Road taking meetings with venture firms that were interested in hiring her. She kn

Founders Caterina Fake and Jyri Engeström make it official with a new venture fund, Yes VC

Caterina Fake and Jyri Engeström have much in common beyond the home and family they share. Each has started (and sold) companies. Each has angel invested. But both were beginning to see more opport

iPhone models dominate Flickr’s list of most popular cameras in 2017 with 54% of top 100 devices

Apple’s iPhone remains the most popular camera used by the Flickr community, the photo-sharing site revealed today in its annual review of camera rankings and top photos. This year, the iPhone b

Flickr exits the photo book business, shuts down wall art orders

Flickr, the once Yahoo-owned photo-sharing site that’s now a part of Verizon*, is getting out of the photo book printing business, and is shutting down the feature that allowed users to turn pho

Flickr is shutting down Marketplace, its commercial photo licensing program

Two years ago Flickr rolled out Marketplace, a photo licensing service that was meant to help Flickr users get paid by big websites and media properties that wanted to use that user’s photos. A

Lobster lets you sell your Facebook photos to advertisers

Lobster, the marketplace for buying and selling user generated content, has just announced an integration with Facebook. This means that Facebook users can sign up with Lobster to sell their content t

Flickr Comes To Gear VR With 360 Degree Photo Viewing Experience

Flickr’s 15 billion photos are there for our consumption at any time, but beyond seeing static photos there hasn’t been much of an experience upgrade over the years for diving into the wor

Yahoo Rolls Out A New, Flickr-Powered Image Search That Returns Your Own Photos

Yahoo announced today an upgrade to its image search engine which now includes a combination of web results as well as images from its photo-sharing site Flickr, including your own photos. The way the

Flickr Brings Back Its “Pro” Subscription Plan

Flickr announced today it's bringing back its "Pro" subscription plan aimed at power users of Yahoo's photo-sharing service, which will introduce a variety of new features, including access to improve

Google Photos’ Unlimited Free Storage Could Clobber Apple’s Expensive iCloud

How much does a terabyte of photo storage cost? On iCloud, $240 a year. Dropbox, $100. Microsoft OneDrive, $84. Flickr, $25. Google, $0. It's free on desktop, Android, and iOS. Today, Google ann

After Backlash Over Upgrade, Flickr Considers Letting Users Opt-Out Of Auto-Tagging

Not everyone was happy with last week's major revamp of Yahoo-owned photo-sharing site Flickr. A small, but very vocal, portion of Flickr's user base of 100 million members, immediately took to the fo

Flickr Now Recognizes What’s In Your Photos, Revamps Site, Search And Apps

Flickr today is rolling out a revamped version of its website, software applications for desktop and mobile, as well as its search service, in what's perhaps the biggest update since the company's dec

Flickr Removes Creative Commons Images From Its Wall Art Program Following Backlash

Last month, Flickr expanded its Wall Art print service to include images from the photo-sharing site’s professional artists as well as images licensed for commercial use through Creative Commons. Th

Flickr Now Lets You Buy Wall Art From Professional Photographers And Creative Commons

Flickr today is expanding its Wall Art print service to include access to images from Flickr's licensed artists and Creative Commons. The expansion comes only a month after <a href="https://beta.tech

Flickr Now Lets You Turn Your Photos Into Wall Art

Flickr as of late has been making moves to compete with newer startups, like 500px for example, which cater to professional photographers. This summer, it announced a licensing program to get photogra

Flickr Announces “20 Under 20” Collection Of Young Photographers

In an effort to promote young artists using its service, Flickr has put together a collection of 20 artists under the age of 20 who have shown exceptional talent in their early work. Users can choose

A Look Back At Yahoo’s Flickr Acquisition For Lessons Today

When Yahoo made an offer to buy photo-sharing startup Flickr in early 2005, Stewart Butterfield and his team had a tough decision to make. There were many reasons for Flickr, founded by Butterfield an

Flickr Hires Creator Of PhotoDrive To Overhaul Its Photo Uploader

PhotoDrive, a fantastic photo uploading service powered by Flickr, is being shut down - but that's because its founder, Jeff Bargmann, is now joining Flickr, as it turns out. This one-man startup

Yahoo Acquisitions Power Flickr’s New Object Recognition Search, Editing And Video Capture

Today, Yahoo launches new Flickr apps for Android (and iOS coming soon.) They include the ability to shoot video in the apps, or upload it directly. There is also better search, more detailed statisti
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