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This GPS Program Finds The Prettiest Route, Not The Shortest

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 07.16.2014 | Technology

Sometimes the journey is better than the destination. While GPS units typically map the shortest path between two locations, researchers at Yahoo h...

Another Tiny Crack in the Wall: Email on Cuban Cellphones But State Security Is Likely Reading It

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.24.2014 | Latino Voices
Yoani Sanchez

Coinciding with the new email service on cellphones, there has been a noted deterioration in the sending of text messages. Hundreds of messages in recent days never reached their recipients, although the telephone company quickly charged for them, which points to an act of censorship or the collapse of the networks.

Real-time Reporting Gets New Backend With BBG's Relay

Tom Grasty | Posted 02.11.2014 | Media
Tom Grasty

Real-time news reporting is an exciting proposition. It's also a process fraught with problems, both for the journalist and the reader.

Taking Photos in 2013: Beyond Likes and Hashtags

Lea Stanković | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Lea Stanković

Why do we take photos in this day and age? And how does it differ from why people took photos, say 20 years ago?

Ryoji Ikeda: Test Pattern at Ruhrtriennale Arts Festival 2013 (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 10.26.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

Japanese visual artist and electronic composer Ryoji Ikeda is known for his installations and live performances that combine visuals and sound.

How Flickr Redesign Leaves Out the Photographers

Michael Stutz | Posted 08.07.2013 | Technology
Michael Stutz

My favorite social network vaporized overnight. It just disappeared. No, I'm not talking about MySpace -- I'm talking about what recently happened to Flickr, the photo-sharing site owned by Yahoo.

Why I Canceled My 6-Year Flickr Pro Membership

Ari Herzog | Posted 08.04.2013 | Technology
Ari Herzog

I was a dedicated Flickr Pro. I paid annual dues since 2007, most recently at $24.95 a year, for the privilege of uploading an unlimited quantity of...

Travel 2.0: Traveler As Performer

Daniel Kronovet | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel
Daniel Kronovet

For the traveler, every act of uploading data from the road is an act of performance. The traveler, by virtue of their circumstances, is unconsciously placed on a kind of social stage for the people they've left behind.

For Marissa Mayer's Next Trick, She Will Fix Flickr

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.19.2014 | Technology

Marissa Mayer has managed to squeeze even more news into the busiest day of her career at Yahoo, where she took over as CEO in 2012. After officially ...

Anonymous' Potentially Tragic Misstep With North Korea

Doug Olenick | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Doug Olenick

The international hacker organization Anonymous perpetuated possibly its most foolhardy act yesterday when it hacked into and took over North Korea's Flickr and Twitter accounts.

LOOK: The Most Adorable Dogs At Weddings

Posted 02.15.2013 | Weddings

For couples who consider their dogs to be part of the family, it's only natural that their four-legged friends would be invited to the wedding. We...

PHOTOS: The Cutest Wedding Guests Ever

Posted 02.08.2013 | Weddings

These photos are ridiculously adorable.

Erin Migdol

The Incredible Thing Flickr Did For This Couple

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Migdol | Posted 02.05.2013 | Weddings

A mutual love of photography was all it took to overcome the 5,000 miles between one (very) long-distance couple. English photographer Sophie Ellis...

Photos For Everyone. And Everything.

Guy Cimbalo | Posted 03.25.2013 | Small Business
Guy Cimbalo

New York's Aviary brings its tech to big business A well trafficked axiom in startup circles suggests that in a gold rush, selling pickaxes is your b...

What Happens When You Stop Using Instagram For A Month

Craig Kanalley | Posted 01.18.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

What happens when you stop using Instagram? You start having nightmares. You dream in filters, which keep changing, driving you insane. There's thi...

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 02.21.2013 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Instagram almost had a perfect year. Almost. So what happened?

The New Flickr App: It's Like Instagram But Better

Craig Kanalley | Posted 02.18.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

If Instagram was going to make big changes to its service, as many feared, I at least wanted to know what else was out there. As I began using Flickr's new mobile app, I immediately realized: This can do everything Instagram can do. Plus more.

Photosharing, Privacy and Promises

Christina Gagnier | Posted 02.17.2013 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Instagram's changes are numerous and seem fairly atrocious to those who care about and follow such matters. The message is also pretty user un-friendly: take it or leave it. Literally. Many did not know what to make of Facebook's acquisition of Instagram earlier this year. I guess now we do.

5 of the Best Websites for Fall Fashion Inspiration

Women & Co | Posted 11.14.2012 | Women
Women & Co

With fall just around the corner and longings for layers and scarves starting to creep in, I like to start my shopping by first gathering ideas on the Internet. Here are some of my favorite online destinations for inspiration.

Flickr Photo Helps Identify Gorgeous New Species

| Posted 08.13.2012 | Technology

by Sid Perkins Every starlet dreams of being discovered by talent agents leafing through her portfolio. If insects have such aspirations, consider ...

18-Year-Old Artist's Stunning Self-Portraits

Posted 06.18.2012 | Teen

For one year, 18-year-old photographer Brendon Burton from Myrtle Creek, Oregon is challenging himself to create one self-portrait every day as part o...

How Yahoo Killed Flickr And Lost The Internet

Gizmodo | Posted 07.15.2012 | Technology

Web startups are made out of two things: people and code. The people make the code, and the code makes the people rich. Code is like a poem; it has to...

Kaleidoscopic Tourist Photos

Posted 05.07.2012 | Arts

Many of the world's most treasured tourist attractions are more familiar to us as photographs than as real, physical forms. Yet these kaleidoscopic im...

FlickrFightr Pits Photos Against One Another, Lets You Be The Judge

Posted 02.28.2012 | Home

Let's face it; with the introduction of easy-to-use cameras and apps like Instagram, anyone can be a photographer and everyone thinks they are one. Ph...

Photographer Sheds Light On Homeless With Camera Lens

lightbox.time.com | Posted 01.29.2012 | Impact

In 2008, accountant and amateur photographer Lee Jeffries was in London to run a marathon. On the day before the race, Jeffries thought he would wande...