Flickr is 20 Years Old

Happy Birthday, Flickr

Michael Thorn
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4 min readFeb 10, 2024


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Joining Flickr in 2005, when the photo-sharing site was just a year old, had a profound influence on my photography and my life.

On my Flickr ‘About’ page, after spending several years there, I wrote:

I’ve been here a long time. For the first few years, Flickr was like a second university in later life to me. And not so very different…