Yahoo rolls out update to make Flickr ‘awesome again’

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Discussion:  Hours after Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, announced that it was buying blog site, Tumblr, it also announced that it was re-vamping Flickr.  Flickr, a photo-sharing service, had been falling out of use since Yahoo purchased the start-up in 2005.  Among other things, the updated site will allow users one terabyte of storage and a promise… Read more »

Online photos: Are they the new digital fingerprint?

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Discussion: Digital photos on the Web may contain information revealing where and when the shot was taken and might even lead to the identification of the faces in the photo.  Coye Cheshire, A UC Berkeley professor, is researching people’s perceptions of the pictures they post online and he’s learning that people tend to perceive a… Read more »