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!
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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.
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?