Contents Introduction. What is Flickr? Technology used by Flickr? Services of Flickr. Features of Flickr. Application of Flickr. Conclusion.
Introduction Flickr is an image hosting , video hosting and onetype of online community. Flickr user can share and embed their personalphotographs . Flickr was developed by Ludicrop,a vancouver basedcompany that launched Flickr in February 2004. These service is widely used by bloggers to host imagesthat they embed blogs and social media. Filckr is hosted on 62 databases across 124 servers withabout 800000 users accounts per pairs of servers.
What is Flickr? Flickr is the best online photo management andsharing application in the internet world. After regestring in flickers users can easily share theirphotographs and videos to their friends ,familymembers and etc. Flickr user can easily connect their account withfacebook,twitter ,blogging services.
Technology used by Flickr. Flickr used as Backend side MYSQL databaseshosted on servers that are Linux based(From RedHat). Flickr use software platfrom that includes Apache,PHP(with PEAR),Squid,Perl, and java. Flickr use AJAX to emulate the look ,feel and quickfuncationality of desktop based photo managementapplication like google Picasa and F spot. Flickr also use some technology for multiuserChatRoom called Flickrlive with real time photoexchange capablities.
Services of flikr Uploads photos Picnic photo editing tool Uploads videos Mail service Contact book Online Community Calender World map Places Flikr clock
Services of flikrUpload photos Upload videos Upload videos to albums. Upload photos to albums.
Services of flikrEdit photos Rss feeds Editing of photo with picniktool. Get notification by your mailfrom flikr when photoupdates.
Services of flikrFlickr mail Contact book Send & Receive mails Save drafts. Save Contacts.
Services of flikrOnline communities Flickr calendar Set reminders . Share photos and videos withmultiple users of flickrgroups.
Services of flikrWorld map Places Search places through map Search places and locate.
FeaturesDifferent languages Search videos and photos Serach videos and photos bykeywords. Translate site intochineseDeutschEnglishFrançaisItalianoPortuguêsTiếng Việt
FeaturesMulti log in Multi apps user interface Desktop application Mobile application Web application
FeaturesPrint photos Access control Decide who `ll see yourphotos. Print your photosdirectly from your flickralbum. Print your calendar fromflickr account page.
FeaturesFiltering Integration Filters photos and videos byalbum. Put your photo album intoyour website or blogs.
Conclusion The functionality of photo sharing service alsoprovided by Google picasa and photobucket.com. But they lave no such better functionality such asprovided by flikr. Because flikr gives solutions for photosharing, calendar, email, live chat, video sharing andgroup activities.