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Has Flickr just copied Instagram?

Has Flickr just copied Instagram?

Flickr has launched a brand new version of its iPhone and Android apps, Flickr v3.0, complete with a redesigned interface that users have already begun comparing with Instagram. The new app adds automatic uploads to the cloud - Flickr bumped its free storage to 1TB for users a year ago - with a UI that looks, frankly familiar; however, what Instagram doesn't have is the same sort of organizational tools Flickr has built in.

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Flickr iOS app update brings auto-upload from Camera Roll

Flickr iOS app update brings auto-upload from Camera Roll

Yahoo appears to finally have gotten with the program with the Flickr app for iOS, allowing this newest update to carry the all-important automatic upload for iOS devices. The iPhone and the iPad can now set Flickr to automatically pull photos from their Camera Roll, uploading on mobile networks or Wi-fi depending on the users preference.

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Yahoo boosts Flickr storage to one terabyte, reboots Android app

Yahoo boosts Flickr storage to one terabyte, reboots Android app

This week amid word that the company had purchased Tumblr to give its youth segment a boost, the company made use of the press it'd been given for a couple boosts to Flickr. Having acquired Flickr back in 2005 to the tune of $35 million USD, it's no wonder that a $1.1 billion dollar cost for Tumblr continues to hold sway over the press - especially before it was formally announced. Here with Flickr, Yahoo is bringing on a full a terabyte in storage to compete with Google's base free offering and makes with a new Android app to boot.

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Flickr app gets updated for iOS

Flickr app gets updated for iOS

If you're an iPhone user who uses the Flickr app frequently, the app was updated over the weekend. The update for the iOS version of the app brings an important new official feature that a lot of users will be appreciative of. With the new updates the app officially adds hashtag support.

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Flickr updates iPhone app with friend mentions and more

Flickr updates iPhone app with friend mentions and more

Flickr has released an update for its iPhone app, bringing with it a handful of new features and some improvements that make the service altogether more fun to use. After updating, users will find that they can now mention friends directly from the app rather than having to use the desktop, in addition to some other improvements. User can grab it now from the App Store.

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Flickr flaw flaunted private pics publicly

Flickr flaw flaunted private pics publicly

Flickr is one of the more popular photo sharing services out there. The photo service allows users to upload photographs that anyone can see and to upload photographs privately they can only be viewed by specific users. The photo sharing site recently ran into an issue where photographs marked private were made available to the public.

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Pulse integrates Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, Tumblr, and YouTube

Pulse integrates Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, Tumblr, and YouTube

This week the folks at Pulse have opened the floodgates for a variety of social networking feeds into their already well-established visual user interface for news consumption. This update takes Pulse up to the next level of all-encompassing integration with each of the systems you work with on the daily. This may be the biggest upgrade to Pulse since its original launch back two years ago for iOS (and this update works with Android, too!)

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Flickr for iPhone app takes on Instagram

Flickr for iPhone app takes on Instagram

Yahoo has launched a new Flickr app for iPhone, completely reworking the interface and throwing in some Instagram-style filters. Flickr Groups has also been properly injected into the mobile software, with the ability to browse through different groups, see the photos that have been shared, and comment on them. It's also of course possible to upload your own images.

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Yahoo hires former National Geographic photographer to take over Flickr

Yahoo hires former National Geographic photographer to take over Flickr

Yahoo's new CEO, Marissa Mayer, is in the process of cleaning house and turning the company around. Obviously, this involves giving employees and other chiefs some bad news, but in turn it allows the company to bring in some fresh faces to hopefully bring Yahoo out of a rut. One of the new folks is a former National Geographic photographer who will now be in charge of Flickr.

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