The U.S. now requires your Instagram and Flickr activity when you apply for a visa

Jun 3, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

If you plan to apply for a U.S. visa, here comes an unpleasant surprise. The State Department is now requiring almost all visa applicants to…

The Creative Commons website now lets you search through over 300 million CC images

May 2, 2019
John Aldred

The Creative Commons licenses have been a blessing a curse. It’s allowed people to freely publish their images for other people to use while still…

Flickr teams up with Pixsy to protect photographers from image theft

Apr 9, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

According to a recent report, as many as 2.5 billion online photos get stolen every day. A new strategic partnership between Flickr and Pixsy aims…

Flickr protects Creative Commons images and “In Memoriam” accounts from deletion

Mar 11, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Since Flickr got acquired by SmugMug, there have been some significant changes on the platform. One of them is the 1000-image limit for Free accounts,…

Flickr is finally ditching the Yahoo login system

Mar 4, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Back in November 2018, Flickr announced that it was going to ditch the mandatory Yahoo login system. And now it’s finally happening. Over the next…

Flickr starts deleting your photos tomorrow if you are over the 1,000-photo limit

Feb 4, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

SmugMug’s acquisition of Flickr brought some changes to the platform, including the limitation to free accounts, which can now only contain up to 1,000 images….

Why limiting free users to 1,000 photos on Flickr is a smart move

Nov 4, 2018
Thomas Hawk

Yesterday Flickr made their first big restructuring announcement since recently being purchased by SmugMug. Beginning next year on January 8th, Flickr will limit free accounts to 1,000…

Big changes coming to Flickr – and they’re ditching mandatory Yahoo logins

Nov 1, 2018
Dunja Djudjic

Since Flickr was acquired by SmugMug, I have been wondering what changes this will bring to the not-so-popular-anymore platform.  And now the big changes are…

Social media burnt me out

Oct 11, 2018
Jon Hathaway

Photography used to be my main hobby. I did nature, street, travel and other “solo” photography styles. I posted stuff on Flickr and it was…

Is Flickr Still A Relevant Social Media Outlet? Yes – and You Should Use It!

Apr 22, 2018
JP Danko

Years ago I had a Flickr account – I didn’t use it much and it languished in oblivion until at some point Flickr deleted it….