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…

June 17, 2014, 6:13 AM EDT

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…

February 4, 2014, 2:35 PM EST

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,…

May 28, 2013, 10:25 AM EDT

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…

May 20, 2013, 10:01 PM EDT

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…

February 4, 2013, 3:58 AM EST

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…

April 5, 2012, 12:03 PM EDT

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…

August 10, 2011, 3:59 AM EDT

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…

April 20, 2011, 5:05 AM EDT