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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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Yahoo’s Three Big Challenges

Yahoo’s Three Big Challenges

Yahoo's new CEO, ex-Googler Marissa Mayer, faces no shortages of challenges turning the struggling behemoth around, but there are some key places that require some frantic surgery. With Yahoo's share price still slumping, Mayer's first day on the job will be spent triaging the numerous weak points and figuring out how she can bring first stability and then a turnaround to the ravaged firm. But which exactly are those main areas that need attention?

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iPhone 4S is the second most popular camera on Flickr

iPhone 4S is the second most popular camera on Flickr

I think we all knew that the iPhone 4S was going to be a seriously popular device when it finally launched after all of the rumors and frenzy surround the device leading up to that launch day. Flickr has a camera finder page that keeps track of the most popular cameras used on the service are. It's no surprise that before the iPhone 4S launched, the iPhone 4 was the most popular camera.

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Flickr launches Android app, iOS Photo Sessions

Flickr launches Android app, iOS Photo Sessions

Popular photo-sharing service Flickr has finally released its first official Android app, two years after it launched its iOS app. Android users who've had to resort to third-party alternatives will now get a slick new Flickr app that allows them to easily upload and share images taken with the in-app camera and enhanced with various filters. Along with the Android app, Flickr is also releasing a new Photo Sessions feature for its iPhone and iPad app.

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iPhone Overtakes Flickr as Most Popular Camera

iPhone Overtakes Flickr as Most Popular Camera

There are certain statistics every good camera or camera-toting device group pays attention to, one of the more unassumingly important set of these being on Flickr's own most popular cameras page. This page is an extremely simplistic look at which devices are attached to photos the most often in the Flickr community, graphs broken down into Point & Shoot, Cameraphones, and the cross-breed Most Popular Cameras overall over the past year of Flickr action. What we're seeing today is that longstanding king of Flicker photos, the Nikon D90, has been ousted and replaced by the rapidly growing iPhone.

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