Articles tagged "yahoo"

Flickr users furious as critical issues still plague the platform following Yahoo transition

It's been a month and a half since Flickr's transfer from Yahoo's servers, but users are still facing critical issues across the entire platform, from missing photos to the inability to login, and Flickr support seems to have all but disappeared.

Flickr is rolling out a new login page that rids the need for Yahoo credentials

SmugMug is addressing its most-requested feature from Flickr users — a new login process that gets rid of the need for Yahoo credentials.

Flickr ownership changes hands as Verizon acquires Yahoo

Telecom giant Verizon will acquire Yahoo and its web properties, including Flickr, for $4.83 billion. Read more

Flickr may be up for sale as Yahoo Board of Directors looks to shed web properties

The future of Yahoo and its many operations, including the photo sharing behemoth Flickr, is uncertain. While Yahoo has not specifically said what properties are up for sale, they have given hints to what a new, slimmed down Yahoo might look like. And it doesn't seem to include Flickr. Read more

Cooliris photo startup acquired by Yahoo

Yahoo has acquired Cooliris, the company behind a photo browsing app by the same name, as well as the photo messaging app BeamIt. 

Yahoo acquires GhostBird Software

PhotoForge, PhotoForge2 and KitCam are no longer available in the App Store but still active for current owners.

Flickr responds to 'Dear Marissa Mayer' appeal with an appeal of its own

When Marissa Mayer was named new CEO of Yahoo recently, Los Angeles-based journalist Sean Bonner posted an appeal for her to 'please make Flickr awesome again', signing it 'the Internet'. On his blog, Bonner commented that Flickr, which was acquired by Yahoo in 2005, needs someone to 'put some support behind it, bring it up to date, give it an actually functional mobile app and commit to keeping it alive'. That appeal went viral, and today Flickr posted a response. Click through to read Bonner's appeal and Flickr's humorous reply. (via wired.com)