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Yahoo redesigns Flickr, adds 1 terabyte of free storage and more

By Dave LeClair
May 21, 2013
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  1. Hot on the heels of Yahoo spending a whopping $1.1 billion on Tumblr, the company has just released a huge update to Flickr. And to go along with the completely redesigned look and feel of the photo service, it is...

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  2. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,601   +110

    I couldn't upload an image because I had the old site's cached design. Had to clear my cache before the new design showed up and allowed me to upload again. To be honest I liked it before as it was clear and ordered for browsing images. Now it's too much like a silly windows phone live title UI. Don't like it.

    About to take a look at the new Flickr app for Android. I'd stopped using the old one and switched to Glimmr instead as it was considerably better. I'm guessing it's just going to be the same as the updated iOS one.
     
  3. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 6,593   +352

    This should be (or should have been) a huge move to revive Flickr, after all 1TB of free storage is like when Gmail offered a free gigabyte of email space and broke Hotmail's piss poor 5 megabytes.

    Unfortunately it seems Yahoo's execution is falling short in a number of ways, particularly with Pro accounts which photographers and Flickr's most loyal users have been paying for, they are not getting the storage extension and are given the option to go free but lose features.
     
  4. I stopped using Yahoo ever since they gave the Chinese government access to the accounts of some users. YAHOO CANNOT EVER BE TRUSTED AGAIN!!!
     
  5. Don't forget Microsoft gave the Chinese government access to the accounts of some users too!
     
  6. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,058   +919

    Yeah, 50 bucks for removing ads? No thanks.
     
  7. NTAPRO

    NTAPRO TS Enthusiast Posts: 811   +91

    The internet itself can't be trusted, but here we are still using it lol
     


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