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Is Flickr dead?

You never hear about it anymore.

by Anonymousreply 1504/14/2019

It had a hot ass but it couldn’t live forever.

by Anonymousreply 104/11/2019

It’s my go-to site for gay porn these days.

by Anonymousreply 204/11/2019

SmugMug bought it and burned all the free accounts with more than 1K photos.

by Anonymousreply 304/11/2019

Would would you like to talk about what Flickr meant to you OP?

by Anonymousreply 404/11/2019

Instagram and Google Photos killed its mojo. Just another thing that Yahoo horribly mismanaged.

by Anonymousreply 504/11/2019

Facebook isn't going anywhere and you can store unlimited amounts of photos on it. To pay for photo hosting is insane.

by Anonymousreply 604/11/2019

I thought Marissa Meyer drove it into the ground.

by Anonymousreply 704/11/2019

What R6 said.

by Anonymousreply 804/11/2019

r6 nailed it, plus this way the gaping maw of Facebook can absorb even more of humanity's image hoard, facially recognizing every face and monetizing every glance -- no one is a stranger any more

by Anonymousreply 904/11/2019

[quote]SmugMug bought it and burned all the free accounts with more than 1K photos.

The precedent set by this action is just terrible. There's a reason some of us like physical copies of things. If you don't have possession, you don't actually own anything. And, fuck Facebook. Facebook owns everything you post on it. I hope it does disappear.

by Anonymousreply 1004/11/2019

Flickr was king for photo-hosting from about the mid-2000s to 2010. They had a nice run, I suppose.

by Anonymousreply 1104/11/2019

I just feel bad for the people who put their pictures there and then had this corporation change the rules and erase their memories from existence for profit. Why would anyone ever trust any service like this again?

by Anonymousreply 1204/11/2019

Flickr will soon start deleting photos — and massive chunks of internet history

by Anonymousreply 1304/14/2019

R13, that's crazy.

by Anonymousreply 1404/14/2019

Are there any lawsuits? I'm sure they hid something in the fine print that they own everything and can do whatever they want with it whenever they feel like it but that kind of bullshit is being fought now through lawsuits. I'd think the fact that it was sold first might complicate that, too. And, how fucking horrible a name is SmugMug? Who would put 'smug' in their company name? Assholes who would delete everyone's photos, I guess.

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