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January 29, 2013

Flickr is growing again

Flickr on iOSThe Next Web:

On its earnings call today, Yahoo reported that its Flickr product has enjoyed a resurgence in the mobile space, with iOS usage spiking a full 25% in terms of uploads and photos viewed, measured on a daily basis, since the company revamped its app for Apple's mobile devices.

Not quite what the headline promised - which suggested that the app was resposible for a 25% growth of the site - but this is still interesting news. Flickr has had an app for years - but get the app right, and you can see genuine growth. Can they keep building on it? I hope so. Flickr's fine-grained privacy controls and robust searching are a far more interesting photo medium than Instagram. They just need to keep making it easier to use without losing the sophistication. 


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