Facebook can spot you even if your face is covered
Facebook can spot you even if your face is covered

You cannot hide from Facebook, no matter what you do. An experimental algorithm out of Facebook's artificial intelligence lab can recognise people in photographs even when their faces are not fully visible.

Flickr considers removing opt out option from auto-tagging after user criticism

Yahoo owned photo-sharing site Flickr has come under criticism after the site's new 'auto-tagging' feature was enabled and that there was no opt-out option provided.

Flickr unveils apps update, search service for desktop and mobile

Yahoo owned Flickr has rolled out an updated version of its website, software applications for desktop and mobile, as well as its search service.

Hurtful 'fat jokes' prevalent on Twitter: Study
Hurtful 'fat jokes' prevalent on Twitter: Study

Cyberbullying and hurtful 'fat jokes' are disturbingly prevalent in the social media environment, especially on Twitter, scientists say.

App to add 3D background to your photos

It is time to jazz up your photo albums with 3D sunsets or other scenic backgrounds on photo-sharing platforms like Instagram, Flickr or Tumblr.

Yahoo to stop user access of services with Facebook, Google Ids

Yahoo Inc will stop letting consumers access its various online services, including Fantasy Sports and photo-sharing site Flickr, by signing-in with their Facebook Inc or Google Inc credentials.

Yahoo has `no plans` to update Flickr for Windows Phone

Yahoo has reportedly announced that it has no plans to update its Flickr app for Windows Phone, as the company intends to `prioritize` on its other efforts.

Yahoo services face temporary outage

Yahoo`s services were reportedly hit owing to technical glitches, which made the Internet giant`s homepage, Yahoo Weather, Yahoo Mail and Flickr unavailable to users for a short time.

NSA using mobile apps like Angry Birds, Flickr, Google Maps to pull out user data

The NSA and its UK counterpart, the GCHQ, allegedly used apps like Angry Birds, Google Maps, Flickr, Twitter, Facebook etc, to pull out user data.

Yahoo acquires image search and discovery start-up LookFlow

Yahoo has reportedly acquired a California-based startup with technology that incorporates artificial intelligence into a platform for image search and discovery, LookFlow.

Social media helps advance tourism studies!

Scientists have used social media - vacation photos from Flickr - to study how people use natural areas for tourism and recreation.

Yahoo mail gets major revamp with 1 TB storage, themes and threads

To celebrate its 16th birthday, Yahoo redesigned its email services across the desktop, iOS and Android on Tuesday. The new Yahoo Mail will begin to roll out Wednesday.

Flickr soon to feature improved facial recognition

Yahoo! has announced its acquisition IQ Engines, a start-up company specializing in face and image recognition technologies.

Yahoo revamps Flickr, offers free terabyte storage

After acquiring Tumblr for 1.1 billion dollars, Yahoo has announced major changes to its photo sharing service Flickr.

New website to open agency to public: CIA

The CIA has launched a revamped website with links to YouTube and Flickr to help the public better understand the spy agency`s often clandestine work.

After YouTube, Twitter, Queen embraces Flickr

After embracing YouTube and Twitter, Queen Elizabeth II has now launched a Flickr account.

British royals expand online presence with Flickr

Queen Elizabeth II is joining other proud parents starting Monday in showing off and sharing her photo albums — and those of the House of Windsor — on the online Flickr photo site.