A few weeks back, Flickr rolled out its new features specifically for the photo page. After exploring these updates for a solid two weeks, I have to say that I’m in love with them. These new updates are long overdue and make Flickr an even more user-friendly site to share and discover photos.
1.) Bigger is better
In the case of default photo previews, sometimes bigger is better. Flickr has increased the default size from 500 pixels to 640 pixels. Trust me, the extra 140 pixels do make a difference!
2.) Keeping it simple
The old menu was just messy and distracting.
3.) Looks better on black
No longer do you need a third-party application to have your photo displayed on a black background. Simply click the magnify glass:
And voila! You can even start a slideshow to save you the effort of having to click the next button.
4.) Less clutter
No longer would you get lost in the bunch of information and clutter on the right hand side. Everything is now compact and finally the browse slide shows more than just two photos!
5.) The small, but important information
How many of you know about the Additional Information section? And if you have actually bothered to scroll down to find it, do you have a tough time processing the information?
So, what are your thoughts on the new Flickr photo page layout? Love it? Hate it? Anything else you wish to share?
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