Posts Tagged ‘ flickr ’

The Dark Side Of The Cloud

Feb 1st, 2011 | By | Category: General

Zurich-based photographer Micro Wilhelm discovered the dark side of the cloud today when he tried to log into his Flickr account and found that his account, and 5 years of his photos, no longer existed: He contacted Flickr about the issue, and their response added little to the “Oops!” message above: Unfortunately, I have mixed […]



Apple TV Gets Life Support Update

Jun 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Apple has quietly updated the software for Apple TV to version 2.4. Here’s what’s new in this version: Refer the table below for Apple TV Software Update 2.4 features: Remote app directional control – Control your Apple TV with simple finger gestures via the Remote app. This feature requires Remote 1.3 running on an iPhone […]



WhiteHouse 2.0: The Future Of Propaganda?

May 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Commentary, Internet TV, New Media Organizations, Podcasting, Streaming Video, Video

President Barack Obama is turning the White House into a leading example of how organizations can use Internet media and social networking. In a post at the official White House Blog, The White House called its approach to the Internet WhiteHouse 2.0, noting its extensive new media and social media presence. According to The White […]



Eye-Fi Memory Cards Automatically Upload Videos to YouTube and Flickr

Mar 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Computer Hardware, iPhone

Updating a story we first told you about in January, wireless memory card maker Eye-Fi today announced the release of two new wireless SD memory cards that will upload videos directly from a digital camera to a computer and the Web. In addition to automatic photo uploads, the next generation Eye-Fi cards can deliver users’ […]



Flickr Opens Video To All, Plus HD Video For Pro Users

Mar 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Video

Photo-sharing mega-site Flickr has opened up to all Flickr users video uploads. In addition, paying “Pro” members of Flickr will now be able to upload high-def videos that everyone can watch in HD. Also announced today, Flickr users can submit their video creation to be part of the recently debuted Flickr Clock timeline view, which […]



Flickr Expands Mobile Support

Dec 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players, Streaming Video, Video

Flickr has announced expanded mobile support, including mobile viewing of Flickr videos: Today we’re releasing several upgrades to m.flickr.com. If you’ve got a smartphone with one of the fancier new mobile browsers, you’ll experience a completely new version of our mobile site, one that’s built around the things that are most important to you when […]



Embed Flickr Slide Shows

Aug 30th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Flickr has introduced a new feature that lets you create fullscreen slideshows that can be embedded and shared. Slideshows are available from just about every page where you see a group of photos on Flickr: photostream pages, sets, tag pages, group pools and search results. Just look for the slideshow icon, right. I’ve embedded an […]



Making Money With Social Media: Getty Images Plans To Build Business On Flickr Photos

Jul 9th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Making Money with Podcasts

An article in the New York Times today looks at how Getty Images plans to build a new business, based on licensing imges from social photo-sharing site Flickr: Yahoo and Getty Images said Tuesday that they have entered into a partnership under which Getty editors will comb Flickr in search of interesting images. They will […]



flickr Wants To Be The New YouTube

Apr 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video

Video on flickr just got official – at least if you consider an announcement by puppets to be official. The service is limited to pro accounts and videos are limited in length to 90 seconds. Here’s what flickr has to say about the 90 second limit: Video on Flickr grew out of the idea of […]