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Ratings and Reviews
Good, but needs a LOT of updates
I love this app and it’s a great way to make friends and post photos. But there are many things that are on the Flickr website that desperately need to be added to the app. There are glitches such as people’s accounts getting deleted completely and being replaced with a ghost account with a randomly generated name and deletes all pictures, comments, faves, follows, and any possible trace of said person. It creates a huge inconvenience to these people and can cut off their communication and cost them their photos. I know from experience because people that I have come to know primarily through this app, have all been deleted at the same exact time due to these “glitches” by Flickr (in reality, Flickr is deleting them on purpose because these people are seen as unimportant). The app needs to be updated with the ability to change your cover photo, create galleries, change your “About” information, send and receive messages, tag people in comments without pushing reply, tag multiple people in comments, update emojis instead of generating a bunch of unrelated symbols, editing album descriptions and cover photos, and creating a showcase for photos. As you can see, this app is great, but needs adjustments that could easily be fixed if Flickr would recognize them.
Developer Response ,
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We've forwarded your comments on to the rest of the team for review. We are working incredibly hard and carefully to ensure that we continue to build a sustainable business in support of our vibrant community of photographers.
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The last great platform for specifically photographers
Flickr is the last real platform for the photography community (and for other creators). While I'm also an avid user of Instagram, the difference in purpose and focus between Instagram and Flickr is so clear. I've been a Flickr user since 2006 and a Pro member for almost as long, and I'll be a Pro member for as long as Flickr supports this community!
If you're looking for a place where the features, users, and community, are focused on photography (not influencing and marketing), Flickr is that place. No algorithms shoving targeted content down your throat, no influencers hawking essential oils and watches, no trending videos or stories to boost DAU metrics, and for Pro members, NO ADS - just the talented, weird, serious, imaginative, beginner or veteran photographers and groups that you choose to follow. If Instagram is a shopping mall, Flickr is an art gallery + photo meet-up.
Thank you, Flickr and SmugMug, for preserving this platform, for all the technical and UX improvements you've been making, and for trying keep this place pure and focused on photography. I was one of the many complainers during the final years of Yahoo, but I'm more grateful than ever to have this platform and for the new life that you've given it. Thank you!
I love Flickr love love love.
I’ve been using Flickr for over 10 years. Can’t believe it’s taken me this long to review. It’s awesome for cataloging your photos. I pull up the app all the time in discussions to show people my old photos and they are so easily accessible because I use the album and collections features. I love sharing my photography with the world, but I also upload my iPhone snaps and everything in between. I love to look at Flickr for a pick me up or walk down memory lane. Many people I know don’t show photos because they are too hard to find in the camera rolls of their phones. Or they don’t back them up and loose them. This gives me piece of mind that I will never loose them, to a lost device or a home fire, the precious memories of my kids growing up will be preserved! I pay for pro and think it’s priceless. I use the full website to upload my dslr photos and the app more for viewing. The app could use a few improvements here or there, occasionally I have trouble uploading through the app. Overall I’m a big fan and look forward to many more years to come.
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