How Flickr and Google Help Us Remember

Ari Herzog

The Library of Congress did not know the names of French brothers Michel, age 4, and Edmond, age 2, when the institution uploaded this photograph to Flickr in the summer of 2008. Please continue reading How Flickr and Google Help Us Remember and leave a comment if inspired.

3 Reasons To Love Flickr Again

Small Business Mavericks

has decided, after eight years, to spend some energy improving Flickr. Specifically, there are three new improvements to Flickr that I think make it worth sharing photos (and videos) to again. Access Flickr from anywhere on any device. And, as an added bonus, Flickr looks nicer too. Besides, these cool new improvements to Flickr, you can also share your photos in full resolution, a bonus if you are a professional photographer. So What Can Flickr Be Used For?

Flickr 4.0: PR Hype versus Reality

Geoff Livingston

Flickr 4.0 Some pubs went so far as to say that Flickr was now relevant again, ironic for a photo sharing social network that consistently ranks in the top 10 networks. But as well hyped as the new Flickr 4.0 As a viewer, I find it harder to favorite and comment on Flickr 4.0,

Flickr Enters Downward Spiral

Geoff Livingston

It seems like every year or two you see a Flickr is dying post that sparks a major conversation about whether or not the photography social network will survive. The most recent round of the “Flickr is dying” debate happened two months ago right around when Yahoo!

Can Flickr Catch Instagram?

Geoff Livingston

Flickr celebrated 10 years of serving photos earlier this month, making it an old man amongst social networks. In fact, Flickr is now ranked just one spot behind rival photo network Instagram. Flickr has 92 million users now , from amateur to the most professional of photgraphers.

Flickr Friday: Video Infographic


Flickr: ARQCARLOOS ]. Blog Flickr Friday VideoThe state of video today. Does anything surprise you? On which platform do you consume the most video?

Flickr Friday: Video Infographic


Flickr: ARQCARLOOS The state of video today. Does anything surprise you? On which platform do you consume the most video?

Instagram Does the Two Step - And Steps In It

Social Media Marketing

It's not too long ago (okay, in social media terms, it was eons ago) that Flickr was one of the major social networks. A Timeline of Events With Marissa Mayer at the helm, it was clear that she was making Flickr a strategic priority (along with mobile and a a renewed focus on products).

Flickr Friday: The Content Grid


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How to Build the Ultimate Online Newsroom

Webbiquity SMM

Use and link to social content sharing sites for your media assets as well, including YouTube and Vimeo for company videos, SlideShare for presentations, Podcast Alley and iTunes for audio, Flickr for photos, plus Scribd and Docstoc for PDF files. by TomPick and guest blogger Maria Verven.

15 Reasons Your PR Pitches Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: JKönig via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Andy Field (Hubmedia) via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: marissaorton via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Leo Reynolds via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Tyler Durdan via Flickr, CC 2.0

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Instapocalypse and the Permission War

Geoff Livingston

Flickr does a better job of letting me choose which photos are searchable and by whom. So in my book, Flickr offers a better venue for public photos anyway. Marketing Photography Reality Drama facebook Flickr Instagram marketing mobile permission photos privacy war

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Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter


» June 04, 2010 Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter Heres an interesting look at a breakdown of the several different Twitter user types.


Understanding Photography on Instagram

Geoff Livingston

I find that crossover between social networks – 500 Pixels to Facebook to Flickr to Instagram to Twitter – is minimal. Marketing Photography Social Media 500 pixels 500px brand branding digital photographer facebook Flickr image Instagram marketing twitter

Open Community Case Study – Food Bank


Their Flickr page and YouTube channel are used to support Food Bank activities, for example, displaying photos taken at community events. Flickr. Open Community community ecosystem facebook Flickr social media Twitter YouTube

12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: tamra hays via Flickr, CC 2.0 Initially I was trying to find something that worked with Flickr, but then I stumbled upon Cincopa.

Manwich: A Case Study on Social Media Listening

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: keysi via Flickr, CC 2.0. I did a Flickr search for Manwich and got over 1,500 results! Guest Posts Howie Goldfarb Marketing Social Media Twitter flickr listening manwich pinterestYou knew this day would come.

8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site


Flickr Lightbox : Adding pictures to a website is made much easier for anyone who uses Flickr and downloads the Lightbox widget.

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Easing Up on the Blog Throttle

Geoff Livingston

But what would you say if I told you that my photo blog on Flickr gets as much traffic in a week as my regular blog does in a whole month? Me, Myself and I blog blogging business content content shock fatherhood Flickr marketing media personal photo A tension exists in my business life.

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Optimization Summits & Brainstorming Sessions Flickr Slideshow


Duncan and Chantelle had a great time last week in Dallas for the Optimization Summits and Brainstorming Sessions. Duncan's two presentations were about crisis communication and reputation management. Chantelle's presentation was about multifamily marketing. Below are some of their photos from the events

Your Media Is Controlled By A Handful Of Companies (Yes, Even The Internet)

Twist Image

To push this inequity even further, if you look at the comments in Herman's Blog post, Jon Steinberg (the President of BuzzFeed ), points to a flickr photo of another staggering statistic: 75% of all advertising spend is controlled by three advertising networks: WPP , Omnicom , Publicis and Interpublic. flickr. What happened to The Long Tail ? What happens in a world after Here Comes Everybody ? Apparently, not much. We had a dream.

Which of these 5 Photo Networks Is Right for You?

Geoff Livingston

There are also five social networks that have distinguished themselves with content focusing primarily on photography; 500 Pixels , Flickr , Google Plus , Instagram , and YouPic. Flickr. If you want to see the best of Flickr, check out its daily Explore feature.

Getty Images Move Too Little, Too Late

Geoff Livingston

’s Flickr. Assuming that amateur and pro photogs will promote their partial limited Getty portfolio instead of their full portfolios on websites, Flickr and Instagram, all of which already have organic followings.

Flickr Friday: Who Is The Modern Media Consumer?


Our Flickr Friday find this week is an slick infographic from Prumos. View full-sized Who Is The Modern Media Consumer? What is your favorite way to consume news? Chad Richards is Social Marketing Manager at Firebelly Marketing, a social media marketing agency

Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, Creative Commons And even many non-Christians will be relaxing, perhaps joining in the revelry (as many of my friends did when I was growing up in India).

No One “Consumes” Social Media

Geoff Livingston

Or, “Can I have some Flickr for that blog?&#. Rants Social Media consumption Disqus facebook Flickr media patterns Quora twitter useImage by ugod. Ever notice the phrase “consumes social media&# or a variant of that in market research and social media wonk discourse ?

Parsing Social Networks

Geoff Livingston

Flickr is where I host my better pictures. Social Media facebook Flickr google Instagram LinkedIn logic path Pinterest social networks twitter useIn the era of niche social networks we are left with many choices for tools and conversations.

How Manwich Could Use Twitter Without Even Being On It

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: keysi via Flickr, CC 2.0. I did a Flickr search for Manwich and got over 1,500 results! Guest Posts Howie Goldfarb Marketing Social Media Twitter flickr listening manwich pinterestEd: seeing as how it’s “holiday week” here in the U.S.,

Klout 23 vs… Which is Best?


Since a lot of us who are users of social media/networks have multiple online profiles across the web, for example, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr etc., Technorati Tags: , Facebook , , Flickr , Linkedin , Twitter. Flickr Linkedin Twitter

What Is A Blog? The Question That Won't Go Away

Twist Image

Is flickr a Blog (you can post pictures, comment on them, archive them date, etc.)? flickr. By the way the conversation flowed at this year's BlogWorld & New Media Expo in Los Angeles, you would think that Blogging was brand new.

The Quiet Unsung Opportunities of Building Your Social Media Platforms

Bare Feet Studios

Contrast this to the White House, where they have been steadily posting photos about the happenings of our government on a regular basis, on Flickr , the most popular social network for photos. The White House Flickr account averages 100K views per day, and yesterday it received 2.5

Social media metrics: why, what and how to measure according to Jim Sterne

Social Email Marketing

Social media management Social media metrics and measurement Social media ROI blogging bookmarking consumer-generated content customer satisfaction David Berkowitz Delicious Digg Facebook Flickr Forums and message boards Jim Sterne key performance indicator KPI LinkedIn lower costs Marketers Studio marketing mix media sharing micro-blogging Ning raise revenue roi sentiment social media marketing Social Media Metrics social networks StumbleUpon YouTube

Over 100 Great Photos on Flickr

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Over 100 Great Photos on Flickr I use Flickr as my online photo bucket. I was using ImageShack or something before but when I found Flickr, I was amazed. Some nights I spend an hour or more just surfing the Flickr highway finding new pictures. One of the reasons I love Flickr is it’s an online photo diary of people. In many of my posts, I am using pictures from people on Flickr.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #100

Twist Image

How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet - Gizmodo. When I first rediscovered the Web in 2004, it was WordPress , Wikipedia , Flickr and Delicious that revealed to me a new future. Both Flickr and Delicious were bought by Yahoo!, flickr. 93Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Keep Yourself Alive

Twist Image

This same person has been publishing pictures of their young family to Facebook and Flickr forever, for all to see. flickr. blog breadcrumbs connectivity data digitalchannel facebook flickr google government mobile onlineprivacy openapi personalengagement personalinformation privacy publishing technology tweet websiteWho will protect your rights, your opportunities and your privacy online? Do you think that it's the role of government? Is it the corporation's responsibility?

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Living through the Lens Challenge

Geoff Livingston

Two and a half weeks ago I launched the Living through the Lens weekly challenge on Flickr. Photography Photos Amateur blue hour challenge facebook Flickr living through photography Social Media the lens

A digital Sunday evening…

The Way of the Web

My phone is currently uploading 100+ images from today to Flickr after our trip to Woburn Safari Park, which I’ll then need to group edit and tag. And that’s adding up to 10′s of thousands of views on Flickr alone.

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Flickr YouTube Blogging Blah Blah Blah: Knowing Why You Use Social Media is What Counts

Ari Herzog

Or, at the least, take a break as I did. -- Thank you for reading Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Flickr YouTube Blogging Blah Blah Blah: Knowing Why You Use Social Media is What Counts at AriWriter. This paragraph comprises the first words published on this blog since I asked for your opinions on blogging frequency seven days ago. Never before in the history of this blog (or, at least over the past 18 months) has a week transpired without new content.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #258

Twist Image

Probably the most tech savvy museum in the world is Cooper Hewitt , where pal, Aaron Straup-Cope (formerly of the original Flickr team), is involved in all sorts of very cool projects reconfiguring the museum's collection into digital objects. flickr.

14 Inspiring Love Photos

Geoff Livingston

Rather than write a Valentine’s Day post — which would likely come off as cheesy or stiff — I decided to hunt for some love photos on Flickr. Photography Flickr images love photos