• SmugMug buys Flickr for undisclosed sum

    3 monthes ago - By Beta News

    Photo-sharing site SmugMug - used by consumers and professionals alike - has agreed to acquire Flickr from Yahoo-owner Oath. The deal will see Flickr continuing to operate as a separate entity. The aim is to great what's described as "the world's best home for photography", building on Flickr's existing 100 million-strong userbase. But what does the acquisition mean for Flickr users, and what does it mean for SmugMug's customers? Both companies are eager to stress that nothing is going to change. That said, SmugMug does says that it will be migrating Flickr onto SmugMug's technology...
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  • Flickr is bought out by SmugMug for an undisclosed price

    Flickr is bought out by SmugMug for an undisclosed price

    3 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Flickr was purchased by Yahoo in 2005 for $20 million. On Friday, the photo hosting site was bought out by SmugMug, a similar type of site but focused on professional photographers. On SmugMug's website yesterday, the company celebrated its acquisition of Flickr by saying that the combination represents "the world's most influential photographer-centric community." The price of the transaction was undisclosed.
    Founded in 2004 before the mobile revolution, Flickr wound up as part of Verizon when the carrier picked up Yahoo last year for $4.5 billion. The site has more than ...
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