Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Here are seven of the best photos that readers added to the Consumerist Flickr Pool in the last week, picked for usability in a Consumerist post or …

Consumer Protection

If You’ve Eaten 17/32 Of These Foods Then You’re A True Northerner

This is the only way to know for certain.

Simply getting more organized saved me over $1,000 a month

All you have to do is peek into my purse — which holds everything from bottles of bubble solution to receipts from 2011 — to realize organization isn't my strong suit.<p>And I never minded — until I became a full-time freelancer and realized my disorganized lifestyle was costing me time, money and …


Paul Grubb?

Does anyone know a photographer who lives north of Lockerbie named Paul Grubb? He's a photographer on Flickr and I can't figure out how to contact …

If You've Eaten 24/36 Of These Foods, Then You're A True Londoner

Have you been eating your way around London?

22 ways to make your life more luxurious without spending a fortune

You don't need a pet tiger or private island to live luxuriously.<p>As thousands of Redditors recently avowed in an AskReddit thread, sometimes high-quality toilet paper and a soothing cup of tea can make you feel sufficiently pampered.<p>Here are some easy, cheap ways to live the high life for next to …


If You've Eaten 24/36 Of These Foods, Then You're Definitely A Hipster

Bonus points if it's not served on a plate.


If You've Eaten 17/26 Of These Foods Then You're Definitely Welsh

Is there anything more beautiful than a Welsh cake?


If You've Eaten 30/39 Of These Foods Then You're A True Brit

You haven't really lived if you've never had trifle.


Flickr is on its way out, what are your alternatives?

I uploaded a clutch of photos to Flickr on Sunday evening and as I hit the big pink button it occurred to me that using Flickr furnishes me with some …

It’s official: Verizon now owns Yahoo and Flickr

It’s been reported before that Verizon was about to acquire Yahoo. Now it’s officially done – Verizon is a new owner of Yahoo, along with Flickr, …


Flickr Introduces New Showcase Feature, but Does It Still Matter?

In what seems like a long overdue move, Flickr posted on its blog on Tuesday that it’s unveiling a new “showcase” section to profiles. Photographers …

Social Media

How to make a gallery for Flickr photos

This post is for those who want to showcase photos stored by Flickr. There is a commercial product for this purpose (see Flickr Pack). But you can …


Flickr gets more portfolio friendly with complete redesign of profile pages

Why it matters to you<p>Flickr profiles are becoming more focused on the photographer with an About section that's customizable, and not hidden in a …

Web Design

Flickr Redesigns, Transforms Into Portfolio-Friendly Platform For Photographers

Image by Kindra Nikole via Flickr Blog<p><b>If you’re looking for</b> more neat spaces besides Instagram to showcase your work, here’s some great news: your …

Web Design

Instagram eliminated Swarm & Flickr integration and no one noticed

If you’ve tried sharing your Instagram posts to other social media accounts in the last day or two, you may have noticed the available sharing options trimmed down slightly. As it stands, there are options for Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr, and nothing else.<p>Do you get the feeling something’s …


Build A Pub And We'll Tell You What You're Like When You're Drunk

"Get outta my pub!" – You, when someone starts causing trouble.

10 Most Romantic Destinations in the US to fall in love with

The key to any great romantic getaway travel is a great romantic destination. There are so many gorgeous places to kiss in the rain or under the …


This British Food Quiz Will Determine If You're More Northern Or Southern

Time to find out for sure.


Try This Lavender Lemonade To Help Alleviate Headaches And Anxiety

For as long as I can remember, lavender has always been regarded as a powerful plant because of its ability to treat a wide variety of conditions and …

Ethical hacker rewarded $7,000 by Yahoo for disclosing security flaw in Flickr

An ethical hacker has been awarded $7,000 (approximately Rs 4.5 lakh) by Yahoo for disclosing a security flaw in the software company’s photo sharing …

Information Security

Pick Some Cheese To Snack On And We'll Tell You If You're A Cat Person Or A Dog Person

It's a <i>gouda</i> thing to know.

Learn to surf without being a nightmare to others

The ocean water at Dana Point is creeping into the 60s. At Rockaway Beach, it recently hit 50. And, of course, those spoiled saps in Saint Augustine …


Flickr account hijack flaw earns researcher $7k

The bug bounty was issued for a bug in Flickr allowing for complete account takeovers.<p>Yahoo has awarded a researcher $7,000 for disclosing a Flickr …

This Quiz Will Tell You What Kind Of Wine You Might Actually Like (No Really)

Are you more about bold and oak-y, or a light citrus breeze?


The Digital Wunderkammer: Flickr as a Platform for Amateur Cultural and Heritage Content

Abstract<p>Abstract:<p>Many memory institutions are now digitizing their holdings to provide online access. Although recent developments in technology have …

Johns Hopkins University

Flickr goes (more) international, adds versions for 130 countries, 10 languages

Why it matters to you<p>More users now have access to Flickr's mobile app, making it easier to upload images without a desktop computer.<p>Flickr’s mobile …


21 British Food Facts That Are Totally And Undeniably True

Is it really your birthday if there’s no Colin the Caterpillar cake?<p>1. Weetabix is the only cereal that should ever come in landscape.<p>2. It’s not a real birthday party if there’s no Colin the Caterpillar cake.<p>3. Unless you’re under 7 years old, in which case jelly and ice cream is mandatory.<p>4. You …

Food (UK)

Flickr Site Now Great on my iPhone Too

Someone's ToDo List item got checked off today. The website now renders beautifully on mobile devices as well as on the …


In praise of Flickr

Matt Haughey comes not to bury Flickr, but to praise it.<p>Flickr represents one of the very best of things in the history of the internet. It was the …