Flickr is owned by Yahoo! and is a well-known social platform that makes it possible to easily and quickly collect and share digital photos online. The service offers one terabyte of free space for your own photos and videos. There are three types of accounts currently available: free, paid - free from ads and paid - professional. The first one is limited to 200 MB per photo and 1GB for the video. The same in the second. The last one is geared toward professional photographers.
The service allows you to create albums with our photos and share them with users around the world. First of all, add images to services servers and then organize them into folders, add tags, or tag people on them, and fix the date, time and place in which they were made. It offers advanced privacy settings allowing you to define whether you want it to be public or private. Each album can be displayed as a slide show. Flickr also offers the ability to create lists of friends who can access the platform. Our friends, together with other users, can comment on our photos, and even send private messages to us.
Besides the functionality it provides, Flickr allows users to manipulate photos they store. You can perform basic editing thanks to Picnik, which allows fast auto-correction. So you can crop, rotate images, remove red-eye, and apply various effects. Flickr is also integrated with the online photo editor Aviary. In addition, users can order a printed copy of photos, create greeting cards, photo-books, and calendars.