It's been difficult for Amazon Web Services computing foundation. But among those changes, an independent login system was "easily the most requested by our members," Chief Executive Don MacAskill said in a February forum post., to step away from Yahoo. In an effort to improve performance and reliability, SmugMug also has been moving data from Yahoo's data centers to
Now it's here -- though only arriving gradually, according to a Monday announcement.
"Due to the massive number of account holders at Flickr, this process will take a little time, but over the next few weeks, we'll introduce more and more Flickr members to our new login," Flickr said in a blog post.
, was an internet pioneer that helped popularize services like web-based email. But it's lost much of is influence, and particularly after a massive , plenty of people no longer feel any need to maintain their Yahoo accounts.
To change away from your Yahoo email address, you'll have to wait for the Flickr invitation.
When you get it, you'll be able to choose either your Yahoo or the primary contact email address you've designated for Flickr. Later, Flickr will let you pick a new email.