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Flickr is introducing a slew of updates to its web and mobile apps today, including the addition of a cloud camera roll, a new way to upload photos, and image search.

The new tools are meant to help people take advantage of the 1,000GB of free storage that Flickr offers its users.


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Flickr now has a way to automatically upload photos to your cloud account across devices. That means you can snap a photo and have it backed up to Flickr immediately. To activate this new utility, turn on Auto-Uploadr on your mobile phone or tablet.

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This new feature, which looks just like the camera roll on iPhone, gives users more utility when organizing their photos and a grand view of all their photos in one place. Within the new Magic View users can find and categorize photos based on their qualities, like “black and white” or “animals,” among a list of 60 classifications.

Flickr users can also now share photos in bulk, not just one at a time, and they can post photos directly to Instagram.



In this latest update, Flickr has also revamped its search function so that users can look for an image — say, the Eiffel Tower — and filter results based on color, size, and orientation.

Finally, the app is making the Flickr redesigned experience available across all iOS and Android devices.


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