Friday, May 04, 2007

In other news...

Along with the announcement of the demise of Yahoo Photos, it looks like the Flickr of video will in the end turn out to be Flickr after all...
Butterfield also confirmed that Flickr will “soon” allow users to upload videos in addition to photos. - Michael Arrington
Nobody, including me, seems to know what to make of this aside. What does it mean for You Tube for instance? Will it hurt or help the Flickr community which is, perhaps surprisingly, full of technically competent people. As a long time Flickr user I fear that with this, along with the closure of Yahoo Photos, Yahoo might have opened the flood gates for a second September that never ends...