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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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iPad 2 Camera Not Popular Says Flickr

iPad 2 Camera Not Popular Says Flickr

Appeasing complaints of not having a camera on the original iPad and trying to keep pace with rising competition, Apple slapped on both front-facing and back-facing cameras to their iPad 2s. But how many people actually use the iPad 2 for taking pictures?

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BlackBerry Roadmap Leaked [Feb 2011 Through Dec 2012] [Software] [BB OS 7.0!]

BlackBerry Roadmap Leaked [Feb 2011 Through Dec 2012] [Software] [BB OS 7.0!]

Well would you take a look at that! What we've got here is nothing less than a full roadmap of the more important software updates planned by RIM for their BlackBerry platform. Inside you'll see several versions of Facebook, Social Feeds, Flickr, Twitter, and even the next big fat version of BlackBerry OS: QNX, more than likely OS 7.0! In addition to the roadmap you see directly below this paragraph, we've got a few more one-sheets including a "BlackBerry News," one for Ticketmaster v2.0, and another for Social Feeds. All of these items come courtesy of our friends at n4bb.

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Google Updates Social Search, Your Friends Opinions May Now Affect Your Search Results

Google Updates Social Search, Your Friends Opinions May Now Affect Your Search Results

Google announced today an update to their Google Social Search feature that will more fully integrate the social search results into normal search results. Now when you view a search results page, you might also see little annotations under the results that have either been shared or liked by your friends. In fact, your friends' sharing and linking activities may actually affect your search results.

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RIM To Discontinue Flickr For BlackBerry

RIM To Discontinue Flickr For BlackBerry

Research In Motion (RIM) just announced on their website today that they would be discontinuing support for the Flickr Uploader on their BlackBerry smartphones starting on March 1, 2011. The app allowed users to wirelessly upload images taken from their BlackBerry smartphone direct to their Flickr account.

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