Flickr redesigned its mobile-optimized site with iPhone users in mind.
Flickr finally got around to integrating photos with videos--at least for slideshows which now support both.
When picking Flickr or any other photo site, it's important to understand not just its pricing scheme, reliability, and how well their user interface works but, as importantly, the underlying priorities that drive all sorts of design choices.
Yahoo is trying to improve how people can use its Flickr photo-sharing site with a home page revamp. Next up: better photo pages, too.
Photostream just a demonstration application for viewing Flickr photos, but it could be useful, too, once Android phones begin shipping later this year.
Flickr is now using maps from the Open Street Map project to improve cities where the maps are lacking. First on the list is Beijing, which used to be a big brown blob.
The software giant, you may have noticed, has always been rather strident on the topic of copyright infringement. That makes the tale of its "Iconic Britain" photo contest all the more astonishing.
Flickr's made a new quick tagging mode for geotagging your shots. You can now do a one-off geotag on any shot without leaving the photo page.
Caterina Fake, recently departed from Yahoo, will be joining Hunch as chief product officer. A source tells us the site is a recommendation engine.
Stewart Butterfield, who left Yahoo earlier this month, says he wishes Microsoft's acquisition of Yahoo had succeeded.