Will Flickr gain traction ?
Time will tell.
A funny, and somewhat unexpected, thing happened today. Yahoo, now with Marissa Mayer at the helm, decided that it was time to bring an all-new experience to the world when it comes to photo sharing and hosting. It’s a whole lot of new for Flickr’s site and iOS app, and a bit of old nostalgia at play today, which is quite refreshing.
Flickr has come a long way, and not in the prettiest of fashion either. What started out as a fantastic photo service, became a shell of itself once Yahoo! purchased the company behind it, Ludicorp, in March 2005 for a reported $35M. The co-founders left in 2008, and so did its heart. When Mayer was hired as CEO, hope came back.
One of the killer features of the new Flickr app that most people haven’t picked up on yet is the fact that it’s super…
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