Why flickr won’t be selling my photos

20141218–A welcome update/retraction from flickr  If you are a flickr member you may have seen at least one of these high profile commentaries about flickr’s recent shenanigans: Jeffrey Zeldman: WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE? FLICKR IS ABOUT TO SELL OFF YOUR CREATIVE COMMONS PHOTOS  Thomas Hawk: The Controversy Around flickr Selling Creative Commons Licensed Photos Cnet: Some photographers bristle over Flickr’s selling of photos PetaPixel: … Continue reading Why flickr won’t be selling my photos

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Flickr ending Share to WordPress option March 25th

For the full story: [Official Thread] Welcome back HTML Embeds! Goodbye to some sharing options. The salient part is: Secondly, we are announcing that we are deprecating the support for our built-in sharing options for WordPress [Ed: spelled in the original with a small “p”], Blogger and LiveJournal on 3/25. Deprecating features is never an easy decision, but we have seen that all of these services … Continue reading Flickr ending Share to WordPress option March 25th

It's Broken

Flickr Woes

It’s broken electricia1 posted in the Community support forums that flickr has changed the way images can be embedded. At the moment this is done with an iframe, which of course is a “no-go” for WordPress.com users. However, there are other ways you can embed your flickr photos in your WordPress.com site, the easiest is still just copying the URL of the photo’s page from your browser’s address … Continue reading Flickr Woes


The Holidays Are A Time For Gifting

Claim three free months of Flickr Pro this holiday season: http://t.co/1ZXNdyOW — Lifehacker (@lifehacker) December 22, 2012 Thank you, flickr! I am now waiting *very* impatiently for the updated Android app to make this perfect! Look up your camera's lifespan with the shutter life expectancy database: http://t.co/pRMWn3Y8 — PetaPixel (@petapixel) December 23, 2012 An interesting look at what your camera’s life expectancy might be, but, … Continue reading The Holidays Are A Time For Gifting


The buzz about flickr

How timely! My 2-year flickr pro subscription expired this past weekend and it looks like flickr got a whirlwind of a makeover at the same time. Not that flickr and I have been the best of friends over the last couple of years, given that flickr has become the defacto “go to” service for many people’s search for images to use on their websites and my past serendipitous experiences … Continue reading The buzz about flickr