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Flickr's iPhone-friendly (beta) redesign

Flickr redesigned its mobile-optimized site with iPhone users in mind.

By October 2, 2008


Flickr's slideshows get cinematic, viral

Flickr finally got around to integrating photos with videos--at least for slideshows which now support both.

By August 20, 2008


Do Flickr's APIs protect its users enough?

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.

By July 10, 2008


Flickr revamp spotlights photos, social features

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.

By September 10, 2008


Google adds Android app for Flickr photos

Photostream just a demonstration application for viewing Flickr photos, but it could be useful, too, once Android phones begin shipping later this year.

By September 4, 2008


Flickr taps into open source for better maps. Yahoo Maps to follow?

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.

By August 13, 2008


Microsoft in Flickr rights shockr

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.

By August 12, 2008


Geotagging in Flickr now faster, simpler

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.

By August 8, 2008


Flickr co-founder joins NYC start-up Hunch

Caterina Fake, recently departed from Yahoo, will be joining Hunch as chief product officer. A source tells us the site is a recommendation engine.

By July 31, 2008


Flickr co-founder pines for Microhoo

Stewart Butterfield, who left Yahoo earlier this month, says he wishes Microsoft's acquisition of Yahoo had succeeded.

By July 28, 2008