AOL Pictures takes on Flickr

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More social website jostling, as AOL upgrades and launches a beta version of AOL Pictures as a direct competitor to Flickr.

Flickr, if you’ve been hiding in a cave for the past few years, is the photo-sharing website that pretty much caused the phenomenon of content sharing, and was recently taken over by Yahoo.

Will it work? In the world of social Internet sites, it doesn’t have nearly a silly enough name to be a runaway success. AOL Pictures – yeah, well, it does what it says, and you know who owns it, but it’s not a daft name is it?

AOL Pictures web site

Andy Merrett

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  • For any other cave dwellers out there – etribes is representing the UK in the personal publishing and photo-sharing arena. We’ve got mobile posting and a nifty deskbar that lets you post pictures to secure galleries without opening a browser. We are also doing our level best in the silly names stakes!

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