Photobucket Rises Again, Tops Flickr With 26 Million Users


Back in May, at a news conference in New York, Yahoo unveiled a revamped version of Flickr that gave users 1 TB of free storage and allowed them to upload full-resolution photos. “The look and feel here is about photos and being unbounded,” Yahoo Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer said at the time. “Photos make the world go round. We want to make Flickr awesome again.”

Early reviews were largely positive. David Pogue (then of the New York Times, now of Yahoo), called the new Flickr a “gigantic improvement” and raved about the “insane, historic, vast amount of space.”

But six months later, awesomeness has proven elusive. According to ComScore data, in May 2013, at the time of Mayer’s news conference, Flickr had 27.3 million multiplatform monthly unique users in the U.S. By September, those numbers had dipped slightly to 26.2 million. Read more…

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Via: Mashable: Apps & Software

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