Following the purchase of Tumblr, Yahoo mas made a fresh
revamp for the Flickr photo-sharing website the company
bought in 2005, and is giving all users 1 terabyte of
"At Flickr, we believe you should share all your images in
full resolution, so life?s moments can be relived in their
original quality," Yahoo said in a blog post. "No limited
pixels, no cramped formats, no memories that fall flat."
With the increased capacity, Yahoo said users could take one
picture every hour for the next 40 years and not fill up
Yahoo said Flickr will now feature an "Activity Feed" that
shows users the latest photos uploaded by their friends and
presents them in a Pinterest-like layout that emphasizes
images and not much else. Additionally, users can now upload
high-resolution profile pictures and add cover photos to
"We're releasing a Flickr that's more spectacular, much
bigger, and one you can take anywhere," Yahoo said.
Yesterday, Yahoo annoucned that it had purchased Tumblr
social network for $1.1 billion.