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Yahoo! has announced Flickr as a mobile application for the iPhone. Though you can already access it via the iPhone’s browser, the bespoke iPhone app offers much better functionality – plus it’s free. The Flickr iPhone app offers a slideshow of pics, an easy upload button on the home page and straightforward search.
The end result is that getting hold of others’ snaps and sharing your own is much easier than before. Shame though that the iPhone’s camera is still behind some of its competitors. Apple iPhone users can download the app through the iTunes App store. Flickr also has a mobile Web site at http://m.flickr.com. Further Information: http://mobile.yahoo.com/Flickr.
Flickr has joined the Twitter revolution and now allows users to directly post pictures or videos into their Twitter streams.
They can either be uploaded directly using a dedicated email address or can they can be tweeted from Flickr using the ‘blog this’ function.
The tweets will show a special short Flic.kr URL and the user will have 116 characters left to tweet any additional info.
It’s about time Flickr got official with Twitter. Services such as Twittergram have demonstrated that linking from Flickr is an easy thing to do.