Yahoo organises community events to mark tie-up with Flickr

NEW DELHI: Yahoo! India hosted community events for Flickr across Delhi , Mumbai and Bangalore this month to provide an offline platform for Flickr photo and video enthusiasts based on the theme, “Hello, India !”

“Hello, India !” community events brought together nearly 200 Flickr community members in each city and helped them connect through the language of photography.
Flickr offers an online photo-sharing platform that is at the centre of people’s online lives. Yahoo! India already boasts of over 2.29 million Flickr users with over 12,500 groups connected with the term “ India ”. Globally, Flickr already has over 4 billion photo and video uploads and a monthly unique visitors of 85.9 million worldwide. Flickr allows users to upload, organize, edit, control, share, explore and do more.

Said Flickr International Project Manager David Fusco, “We are all photographers now documenting and sharing individual perspectives that make up a collective memoir of the world. We appreciate one another’s contributions. We learn, we share, we grow, and that is what makes Flickr so special.”

Flickr enables interaction and control amongst its community of members and allows anyone to share their authentic photos and personal video clips publicly or privately. 
Says Yahoo! India managing director Arun Tadanki, "Our community events in India witnessed an overwhelming response which truly testifies Flickr’s popularity. Yahoo! India already has over two million Flickr users. With Flickr, we want to help people make their photos and video available to those who matter to them. We want to enable new ways of organizing photos and video."

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