November 28, 2020

Yahoo Lays Off Flickr Customer Service Team, Reportedly 12% Of Entire Staff

From Matt McGee at Search Engine Land: When Flickr Product Chief Markus Spiering wrote a couple weeks ago about things that were being discarded as part of a “New Year’s cleaning,” there was no mention it would include the site’s core customer service team. But at least some, if not all of that team, was […]

The National Library of Australia Joins The Commons on Flickr

From the Flickr Blog: Today, the National Library of Australia joins the The Commons on Flickr with aerial views from the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge including a nice shot of Bondi Beach, life in Drouin (Victoria) during World War II, including some beautiful portraits, Scenic pictures of Darling & Lower Murray during the […]

The Royal Library of Denmark is the Newest Member of The Commons on Flickr

From the Flickr Blog: The Royal Library is Denmark’s national library, the library for the University of Copenhagen and it’s also the largest library in the Nordic region. [Clip] The key goals of The Commons on Flickr are to firstly show you hidden treasures in the world’s public photography archives and secondly to show how […]

The National Library of Ireland is Now a Member of The Commons on Flickr

Official Announcement and a Few Images  (via Flickr Blog) The key goals of The Commons on Flickr are to firstly show you hidden treasures in the world’s public photography archives and secondly to show how your input and knowledge can help make these collections even richer. You’re invited to help describe the photographs you discover […]

After About 438 Days Flickr Is Accepting Registration Forms For The Commons

Thanks to the Indicommons Blog for letting us know that after a considerable amount of time, the Flickr Commons is once again open and ready for institutions to register for membership. Fiona (aka Squirrel Monkey) from Flickr Writes: We’ve been closed for far longer than we would have liked to have been but rest assured […]