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Twitter, Reddit, other internet firms oppose US rules requiring visitors to disclose social media info
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Twitter, Reddit, other internet firms oppose US rules requiring visitors to disclose social media info

The internet group says the rules force foreign nationals "to surrender their anonymity in order to travel to the United States" and "chill a vast quantity of speech and associational activity."

IBM used 100 mn photos from Flickr to train AI algorithms without user permission
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IBM used 100 mn photos from Flickr to train AI algorithms without user permission

The people photographed on Flickr didn’t consent to have their photos used to develop facial recognition systems.

Flickr reduces storage limit to 1,000 photos for free accounts; to delete all excess
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Flickr reduces storage limit to 1,000 photos for free accounts; to delete all excess

Websites that have Flickr embeds from Flickr accounts which are free, will see white spaces instead.

Flickr gets acquired by photo management platform SmugMug for an undisclosed amount
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Flickr gets acquired by photo management platform SmugMug for an undisclosed amount

Flickr will continue to operate as a separate entity after the deal closes, SmugMug said.

Social media posts, keywords, images can warn us about extreme weather conditions in advance
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Social media posts, keywords, images can warn us about extreme weather conditions in advance

Certain words used on social media platforms like Flickr can warn us about extreme weather events before they happen -- such as hurricanes, storms and floods, suggests new research.

Instagram, Flickr geo-tagging feature can help preserve effects of urbanisation on scenic landscapes
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Instagram, Flickr geo-tagging feature can help preserve effects of urbanisation on scenic landscapes

Tapping into social media posts on photo-sharing platforms like Instagram, Flickr and Panoramio can help identify people's opinions on scenic landscapes, and preserve them from the effects of urbanisation, researchers say.

Yahoo is shutting down Flickr's commercial licensing and royalty program
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Yahoo is shutting down Flickr's commercial licensing and royalty program

Yahoo's photo-sharing site, Flickr, will be shutting down its commercial licensing and royalty program in the coming months. Affected users will be notified soon, say Yahoo.

Verizon just bought Yahoo for $5 billion, but nobody really cares
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Verizon just bought Yahoo for $5 billion, but nobody really cares

Kids will continue to remember Yahoo as a pioneer that fizzled out soon after the dot-com burst.

Apple beats Canon to become the top camera brand on Flickr
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Apple beats Canon to become the top camera brand on Flickr

Flickr is out with its end-of-the-year statistics for 2015 as the year comes to an end. With this, we can get a look at the insights of how the camera industry has been throughout the year.

Yahoo Maps and other services to shut; company to focus on search, digital content
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Yahoo Maps and other services to shut; company to focus on search, digital content

Yahoo Inc said it was shutting down a few of its services, including Yahoo Maps, as it realigns itself to focus on search and digital content.

Google I/O 2015: Photos app with unlimited storage is simply a poor attempt to take on Flickr
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Google I/O 2015: Photos app with unlimited storage is simply a poor attempt to take on Flickr

Google has announced its new revamped Photos app. Earlier integrated within Google+, the company unveiled a standalone app with interesting features at the Google I/O 2015 developers conference.

Review: What to do if phones fill up with photos
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Review: What to do if phones fill up with photos

Shoot enough photos and videos, and your phone will eventually fill up. It isn't always possible to add storage, and it isn't easy to move your vast collection elsewhere to free up space. New services from Yahoo and Apple can help by automatically moving your photos and videos online.

Yahoo Mail updates contact cards to support tweets and more!
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Yahoo Mail updates contact cards to support tweets and more!

Yahoo Mail gives its contact cards an update to support Twitter and LinkedIn.

Relationship tagging: New algorithm finds you, even in untagged pics
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Relationship tagging: New algorithm finds you, even in untagged pics

The search tool developed by Parham Aarabi from the University of Toronto and his former student Ron Appel, uses tag locations to quantify relationships between individuals, even those not tagged in any given photo.<br />

Relationship tagging: New algorithm finds you, even in untagged pics
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Relationship tagging: New algorithm finds you, even in untagged pics

The search tool developed by Parham Aarabi from the University of Toronto and his former student Ron Appel, uses tag locations to quantify relationships between individuals, even those not tagged in any given photo.

Facebook Home's lockscreen may get more customisable
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Facebook Home&#039;s lockscreen may get more customisable

Facebook’s Android launcher Home was a spectacular failure when it launched earlier this year. Post the initial curiosity dying down...