Scientists at the University of North Carolina created 3D models of the world using millions of Creative Commons photos from Flickr. Check out the amazing results of their work.
The Flickr Cities visualization looks at the 49 million geo-tagged photos in the open dataset and gives you a compelling and fun way to navigate and explore several cities.
Researchers built a slow interaction photo device with unpredictable notifications and no user control. The result was lovely.
Looking at 7.6 million public Flickr app photos, Flickr and Yahoo Labs researchers found that filtered photos are 21 percent more likely to be viewed on Flickr and 45 percent more likely to be commented on.
How do you find one million high-quality weather photos on Flickr—one million needles in a haystack of 10 billion photos? Since this is primarily a multimedia research problem, we needed to rely on several methods, which we detail here.