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The Official White House Flickr Page Is Like a Trump Presidency From an Alternate Universe

The Official White House Flickr Page Is Like a Trump Presidency From an Alternate Universe

The official White House Flickr page publishes new photos of President Donald Trump and his devious band of halfwits almost every day. And if you scroll through the photos, all taken by the official
Researchers use AI to find link between nature and happiness

Researchers use AI to find link between nature and happiness

Researchers found nature is associated with fun activities, particularly in countries with high life satisfaction scores like Finland and Costa Rica.
5 alternatives to Instagram and Facebook for photographers

5 alternatives to Instagram and Facebook for photographers

Frustrated with algorithms and ads? Here are five alternatives to social media for sharing your work online.
Here's What People Thought of YouTube When It First Launched in the Mid-2000s

Here's What People Thought of YouTube When It First Launched in the Mid-2000s

When YouTube first launched 15 years ago, a lot of people weren’t sure what to make of it. Anyone can upload a video to this service? Why do I want to hear what some obnoxious teenager has to say from
Here's What People Thought of YouTube When It First Launched in the Mid-2000s

Here's What People Thought of YouTube When It First Launched in the Mid-2000s

When YouTube first launched 15 years ago, a lot of people weren’t sure what to make of it. Anyone can upload a video to this service? Why do I want to hear what some obnoxious teenager has to say from
Here's What People Thought of YouTube When It First Launched in the Mid-2000s

Here's What People Thought of YouTube When It First Launched in the Mid-2000s

When YouTube first launched 15 years ago, a lot of people weren’t sure what to make of it. Anyone can upload a video to this service? Why do I want to hear what some obnoxious teenager has to say from

Flickr owner: We need more paying subscribers to keep this going

It looks like Flickr needs more paying members to continue existing. Don MacAskill, the CEO of SmugMug, which purchased the photo repository from Verizon-owned Yahoo last year, is asking users for
Flickr Could Be In Serious Trouble

Flickr Could Be In Serious Trouble

Flickr, where we could live free if only we were willing to pay for it, may be on its last leg (again). On Thursday, TechCrunch reports, Flickr’s relatively new owner SmugMug has sent out an appeal to
Flickr cash shortage leads to plea for more paying members

Flickr cash shortage leads to plea for more paying members

Flickr was losing huge amounts of cash when SmugMug bought it in 2018. While its finances are in better shape now, it’s still losing money, though SmugMug’s boss says there’s a way to help.

Flickr owner SmugMug emails subscribers with an urgent request: help us find more paying users

When in April of last year, the photo-hosting service SmugMug acquired the photo-hosting service Flickr from Verizon’s digital media subsidiary, SmugMug CEO Don MacAskill said he was committed to
Flickr now lets you order prints through its site in a few quick clicks

Flickr now lets you order prints through its site in a few quick clicks

Flickr has launched a new service making it easy to order prints of your photos in a few quick clicks. A variety of styles and products are available, including prints on canvas and also metal sheets.

Flickr offers the best social media experience going

On the whole, technology has been good to me. In the mid-1990s, I was able to connect with a music magazine in Ireland--my first paying writing gig--via Hotmail. Over two decades later, I'm still
Slack IPO starts trading at $38.50 for $23 billion valuation

Slack IPO starts trading at $38.50 for $23 billion valuation

Slack's IPO started with a bang as the first trade was priced at $38.50, giving the company a $23 billion valuation, well above the expected $16 billion.

Slack prices IPO at $26 per share

Slack’s public debut is happening Thursday on the NYSE and the company has set a reference price of $26 per share for its direct listing, according to WSJ, which would value the company at around
The Slack origin story

The Slack origin story

Let's rewind a decade. It's 2009. Vancouver, Canada. Stewart Butterfield, known already for his part in building Flickr, a photo-sharing service acquired by Yahoo in 2005, decided to try his hand --
Chipper Cash convinces Joe Montana to invest in African fintech

Chipper Cash convinces Joe Montana to invest in African fintech

The African no-fee, cross-border payment startup Chipper Cash has raised a $2.4 million seed round led by Deciens Capital. The payments company also persuaded 500 Startups and Liquid 2
China’s largest stock photo provider draws fire over use of black hole image

China’s largest stock photo provider draws fire over use of black hole image

While the world marvels at the first black hole image ever taken, a Chinese photo-sharing community is setting off a huge public outcry over its use of the landmark photo and a wider debate over
Back off, photo thieves: Flickr alerts photographers to image theft with Pixsy

Back off, photo thieves: Flickr alerts photographers to image theft with Pixsy

Worried about someone swiping your photo off Flickr? The image sharing platform can now integrate with Pixsy accounts to alert photographers when a photo is used without permission by using artificial
Your social media photos could be training facial recognition AI without your consent

Your social media photos could be training facial recognition AI without your consent

If your face has ever appeared in a photo on Flickr, it could be currently training facial recognition technology without your permission. As per a report by NBC News, IBM has been using around one
Millions of Flickr Photos Were Scraped to Train Facial Recognition Software

Millions of Flickr Photos Were Scraped to Train Facial Recognition Software

IBM scraped millions of photos uploaded to Flickr under a creative commons license in order to help train facial recognition software.