flickr News of 08/26/19
Slack Reportedly 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 $15.7 billion. The company’s stock ...
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 — again — at ...
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 Ventures —co-founded by Joe Montana—to join the ...
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 copyrights practices in China. As soon as the ...
Flickr Says All Creative Commons Photos Are Protected From Deletion, Not Just Past Uploads
Flickr announced today that all Creative Commons images will remain protected on its site – including those uploaded in the past and those that will be added in the future. The news follows Flickr’s November 2018 announcement where it ...
After More Than 10 Years, Flickr Frees Its Login System From Yahoo
Oh joy, oh rapture, unsubdued, Flickr’s login is no longer tied to Yahoo. The photo-sharing platform announced today that it will roll out a new system to members over the next few weeks that doesn’t require a Yahoo ID. This is welcome news ...
Flickr Will Hold Off On Deleting Photos Until March 12th
If you’ve got a Flickr account, hopefully you’re already aware: the free 1 terabyte plan is going away. If you’re on a free Flickr account, the company is only going to let you keep 1,000 photos at a time. Anything past that will ...
PSA: Go Back Up Your Flickr Photos Before They’Re Deleted
Do you have a Flickr account? Does it have over 1,000 photos? Go back them up, or you might lose a bunch of them forever. We’ve known for a few months now that Flickr was prepping to drop its storage limit for non-Pro accounts from 1TB ...
Flickr Says It Won’T Delete Creative Commons Photos
Flickr will spare both the Flickr Commons and Creative Commons photos from deletion, the now SmugMug-owned company announced today. However, its new storage limitations on free accounts may impact its use as a home for photos with a Creative Commons ...
Flickr’S New Business Model Could See Works Deleted From Creative Commons
Following yesterday’s series of announcements about Flickr’s plans to revamp its site under its new owners, SmugMug, one major concern has been raised: its decision to now limit free accounts to 1,000 photos may impact the number of ...
Flickr Revamps Under SmugMug With New Limits On Free Accounts, Unlimited Storage For Pros
Flickr is making some big changes, following its acquisition by SmugMug earlier this year. The company announced this week it’s addressing a series of issues on the site, including spam, customer support, and use of the Yahoo login, for ...