Flickr pushes Yahoo Photos out of the picture

by admin May 5, 2007 at 1:16 pm

To eliminate overlap in services, Yahoo will close its Yahoo Photos service in favor of photo sharing darling Flickr, acquired by Yahoo a little over two years ago and considered by many a pioneer of the Web 2.0 wave of Internet innovation.

?¢‚Ǩ?ìPeople are changing the way they use photography, and we have decided to shift our focus accordingly. [Digital photography] is evolving from its original purpose as a means to preserve memories into a social activity that allows people to communicate and connect,?¢‚Ǩ¬ù a Yahoo spokeswoman said via e-mail.

Full article: Macworld