Topic: Flickr

How Passive-Aggressive Is Instagramming Your Food?

Author of My Last Supper says it's sharing, not bragging

"Stop!” Your dinner date commands just as that piping hot, delicious-looking steak is being placed in front of you. Knife and fork at the ready, you look up, stunned, like…

Flickr Flips Its 'About' Page Upside Down, Revealing Fossilized Job Ad in the Source Code

Yep, it's still there

Back in the aughts, when Google wanted to recruit developers, it famously put up a billboard with a complex math problem that led to a website with an even more…

Flickr Recruits Coders With Ads Hidden in Its Website's Source Code

Where else?

Lots of companies advertise their job openings to the ends of the earth, which we can't really fault in this economy. But rather than let HR weed out applicants arbitrarily,…

Mayer Talks Tumblr Plans, Unveils New Flickr

Looks to improve blogging platforms search

Yahoo plans to lean on its search technology to help users discover more great content on Tumblr, the company’s new $1.1 billion acquisition. And Tumblr will help Yahoo reach a…

Voice: Moving Pictures

Can companies create engagement from the exploding imagesphere online?

Let’s officially call 2012 the Year of the Imagesphere. To review: Facebook says its users upload more than 300 million photos per day (up from 31 million in 2009). To…

A Treasure Trove of Great, Weird Advertising Characters

Flickr pool celebrates odd brand mascots

The Flickr group Weird Advertising Characters is misleadingly named. It should be called Awesome Advertising Characters, because every single picture in here is a winner. Whoever came up with Cheesus…

London Fights Back With Social Media

Citizens organize to battle crime and clean up

Last night, unrest in London continued. A massive police presence in the city was still unable to keep rioters and looters at bay. Trouble is also spreading, with rioting reported…

The Royal Wedding Prepares to Go Viral

Live Streaming Coverage of Nuptials Span Across Online Platforms

The royal wedding on April 29 is now only a click (or two) away. The royal household announced a comprehensive online experience for virtually attending the nuptials of Prince William…