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China’s largest stock photo provider draws fire over use of black hole image

While the world marvels at the first black hole image ever taken, a Chinese photo-sharing community is setting off a huge public outcry over its use of the landmark photo and a wider debate over copyr

Flickr says all Creative Commons photos are protected from deletion, not just past uploads

Flickr announced today that all Creative Commons images will remain protected on its site – including those uploaded in the past and those that will be added in the future. The news follows Flic

After more than 10 years, Flickr frees its login system from Yahoo

Flickr will hold off on deleting photos until March 12th

If you’ve got a Flickr account, hopefully you’re already aware: the free 1 terabyte plan is going away. If you’re on a free Flickr account, the company is only going to let you keep

PSA: Go back up your Flickr photos before they’re deleted

Do you have a Flickr account? Does it have more than 1,000 photos? Go back them up, or you might lose a bunch of them forever. We’ve known for a few months now that Flickr was prepping to drop i

These face-generating systems are getting rather too creepily good for my liking

Machine learning models are getting quite good at generating realistic human faces — so good that I may never trust a machine, or human, to be real ever again. The new approach, from researchers at

Flickr says it won’t delete Creative Commons photos

Flickr will spare both the Flickr Commons and Creative Commons photos from deletion, the now SmugMug-owned company announced today. However, its new storage limitations on free accounts may impact its

Flickr’s new business model could see works deleted from Creative Commons

Following yesterday’s series of announcements about Flickr’s plans to revamp its site under its new owners, SmugMug, one major concern has been raised: its decision to now limit free accou

Flickr revamps under SmugMug with new limits on free accounts, unlimited storage for Pros

Flickr is making some big changes, following its acquisition by SmugMug earlier this year. The company announced this week it’s addressing a series of issues on the site, including spam, custome

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
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