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Flickr Adds 'Liquid Layout' Adapting Image Size To Browser
2012-05-16 07:44:25

Yahoo-owned photo sharing site Flickr released a new page layout on Tuesday, dubbed “liquid layout”, which adjusts the photo page and image to the size of the user´s browser window. The new layout means the biggest photo size appropriate for each photo viewer will now be displayed. “Flickr is known for its outstanding image quality that enables people to showcase the amazing details of their photographs,” said Markus Spiering, Flickr´s head of product,...

Flickr, Pinterest Team Up For Photo Attribution
2012-05-02 07:56:26

The popular photo-sharing website Flickr announced on Tuesday that it was teaming up with the social networking site Pinterest to ensure all its images are properly attribute to their source. Yahoo-owned Flickr said it has added a ℠Pinterest´ button in the share menu of its site, which automatically credits the image to its source when it is shared. Photographers that do not want their Flickr material shared can disable the site´s ℠share´ button....

eStorys A visual storyboard system supporting back-channel commu
2012-03-14 10:44:22

Researchers at the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) have developed a computer application that allows georeferenced images that have been uploaded to social networks on the Internet to be recovered, located on maps and organized like a comic to create a visual perspective of a specific story, such as a crisis situation or an emergency. The system the UC3M researchers have created, with the collaboration of La Sapienze University of Rome (Italy), facilitates the search for...

2012-03-12 11:29:39

Researchers at the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) have developed a computer application that allows georeferenced images that have been uploaded to social networks on the Internet to be recovered, located on maps and organized like a comic to create a visual perspective of a specific story, such as a crisis situation or an emergency. The system the UC3M researchers have created, with the collaboration of La Sapienze University of Rome (Italy), facilitates the search for...

2012-03-09 08:00:00

Boston-based Flickr addicts have created an engaging new app which allows instant access to an infinite stream of the best images from the world´s most comprehensive photography collection - cunningly disguised as a classic puzzle game Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 The internet hosts an astonishing collection of the world´s best photography — so vast, in fact, that exploring it is a major challenge in itself. Scatterpic, the new iPhone app developed in Boston, MA,...

Flickr To Upgrade And Redesign This Month
2012-02-23 09:30:55

Flickr will be updating its website and introducing new services as competitors are threatening it online prominence. The updates begin with a new photo stream design, Justified View, and a new uploading feature, called Uploadr. Flickr head of product, Markus Spiering, discussed these changes earlier this week and promised more user engagement with the changes, reports Zoe Fox for Mashable. “Flickr provides you with the most beautiful, most secure, most functional, and most...

2012-02-09 23:30:56

Do geotagged photos posted online threaten children's safety? A study published in the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics this month suggests that parents and carers could be putting children at risk if they upload digital photos that are automatically "geotagged" by their camera. Joanne Kuzma of the University of Worcester, England, has analyzed photos that clearly show children's faces on the photo sharing site Flickr. She found that a significant...

2012-01-02 08:00:00

WhenInTime, a web based application, enables its users (students, historians, journalists, bloggers, photographers or anyone) to build interactive digital timelines on the topic of their choice. With the latest update timelines can be built based on feeds from Flickr, Picasa, YouTube, Vimeo etc. Redmond, WA (PRWEB) January 02, 2012 WhenInTime adds support to its timeline application to enable its users to build interactive timelines of their web social activities such as blog postings,...

2011-12-14 14:00:00

Record a voice message inside holiday photos San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 Just in time for a most wonderful time of the year, image engagement tools provider, ThingLink is celebrating the holiday season with the launch of its Interactive Holiday Cards and Wish Lists Maker. The free to use web service allows users to record and embed personal audio messages into holiday photos to give their loved ones something to remember, or to make favorite gift ideas on wish lists come to...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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