Ahead of the Great Deletion, Flickr has a decent export tool built in to the user settings page. You click the export button, wait a day or two for an email, and then get some ZIP files to download…
We are very proud of the The Flickr Commons photos uploaded by galleries, libraries, archives, museums, and governmental institutions. These photos won’t be deleted as a result of any of our announ…
Great to see them explicitly address the questions they’ve been getting about archival value of photos as well as the commons and Creative Commons licensed photos on their service.
Flickr, like all successful social software, is different things to different people. When something is done well, we internalize the communities that we interact with on it as part of the character of the place. Just two average guys, minding their own business, walking down the street in SF. The u...
Today, we’re announcing updates to our Free and Pro accounts that mark a new step forward for Flickr. To be candid, we’re driving toward the future of Flickr with one eye on the rearview mirror; we…
Nice to see that they’ve looked at the data to come up with what will hopefully be a reasonable dividing line.
Having a worthwhile community there would be the only thing to make me want to syndicate my photos to it, particularly with backfeed coming from Brid.gy. I haven’t gotten much, if any, interaction from Flickr in quite a long time.
I suspect that having a curated community there will actually dovetail with helping out the IndieWeb in the long run. What they’d like to have sounds a lot more like what micro.blog has become for me in the past year. It also sounds a lot more like how SoundCloud works to some extent.
It’s funny to find hashtags on Instagram that are rarely used. When commenting on a photo, I’ll often combine two words together into a hashtag. And then I click on the hashtag to see if there any other photos. Apparently is the first Instagram photo with the hashtag: #comiccompilations in the comments No photo has ever …
Matt makes an interesting point about the ability to use and search some social silos.
I present to you a URL oddity of no significant value. Impress and amaze your friends. And it happened pretty much because of a typo. Ok, here is a URL for one of my recent photos (I kind of like i…
And it happened pretty much because of a typo.
Ok, here is a URL for one of my recent photos (I kind of like it) (shameless self promotion):
It’s a normal, current flickr page:
Now… add an extraneous extra slash at the end of the same URL:
Woah, it’s the previous flickr design layout!
Note: Logic might assume I could keep slashing back in time to the original white small square design, but alas no.
What use is this? Dunno.
But it is curious. And quirky.
That’s my kind of internet.
The post “Weird Flickr URL Trick” was originally thawed from a previous ice age and melted at CogDogBlog (http://cogdogblog.com/2017/01/weird-flickr-trick/) on January 23, 2017.
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