This isn’t parody. The US State Department is now requiring that pretty much everyone applying for US visas needs to now also tell US border force their social media usernames, including those for the photo-sharing service Flickr. Yes – you read that right The change has now taken effect after first appearing in new proposed… Continue reading Applying for a US visa? Send them your Flickr username!
Author: Lacey McVeigh
3 Creepy Photos found on Flickr that can’t be Real
Flickr is a great website for uploading your photos to share with the world, or even just your friends and family. For over 12 years more than 50 million people from around the world have been uploading their photos to the Flickr website. With that many people there are bound to be a few strange… Continue reading 3 Creepy Photos found on Flickr that can’t be Real
Why is Flickr not Growing as Quickly as Instagram?
As of 2017, Flickr has a huge user base of just over 50 million people. That’s quite an impressive number of users for something that has been around for just over a decade. However when you compare Flickr to Instagram which has over 700 million active users and has only been around since 2010, you… Continue reading Why is Flickr not Growing as Quickly as Instagram?
New owner, new changes at Flickr.
Flickr was recently acquired by Verizon after much rumor, the pricing and terms were undisclosed — however the new owner made no secret that it wants to reign in some of the less profitable areas of the company. One of the first changes to be made in December last year was the removal of the… Continue reading New owner, new changes at Flickr.
5 Reasons why Flickr is Better than Instagram
There are currently over 700 million monthly active users on Instagram, making it one of the most popular social networks in the world. Founded in 2010, it is probably the most well-known of all of the photo sharing websites, even though it is only half the age of Flickr, which was founded in 2004. So… Continue reading 5 Reasons why Flickr is Better than Instagram
Flickr Login Problems
Despite the fact that Flickr is without doubt, hands down the best photo sharing website on the internet, it’s not without its problems. When discussing the problems with Flickr you don’t really have to dig deep into the politics of corporate takeovers and monthly usage statistics. If you want to find one of the most… Continue reading Flickr Login Problems
Will Flickr Ever Be Sold or Not?
When you consider that the online photo sharing world nowadays is full of hipster filters and Instagram, it’s easier to forget that Flickr for a long time was – and arguably still is – the best photo sharing tool on the internet. Not only does Flickr have many useful features, but it also has a… Continue reading Will Flickr Ever Be Sold or Not?
3 things you didn’t know you could do with Flickr
Flickr has a long history – when looking at it from a 21st century tech perspective anyway. They survived the dotcom boom and bust, and have had a plethora of owners. In internet years, they seem to have been around forever – possibly making them one of the oldest brands to still be trading. And… Continue reading 3 things you didn’t know you could do with Flickr