Easy Flickr Photo Sharing with Yahoo! Mail

Today the Yahoo! Mail team launched a new Photos app within the mail experience that integrates your photos from Flickr. As a Yahoo! Mail user in the US, sharing your Flickr photos just got faster and simpler: You can see and select photos from your photostream and share them via email without ever leaving Yahoo! Mail. You can browse through all of your photos or select specific sets. Before selecting, you can view your photos in a dedicated lightbox view. Yahoo! Mail will handle different privacy-types and attach Flickr guest passes to non-public photos so that recipients of your email can seamlessly enjoy your photos on Flickr.

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The new Yahoo! Mail Photos app also lets you share photos that are not on Flickr yet, via Flickr. You may have a lot of photos in your Sent folder that you’ve shared with people before, but had not yet uploaded to Flickr. With the new feature, this will only take you moments and Yahoo! Mail will help you to upload them to Flickr, organize them into Sets and send them out to more people if you want to. For people that don’t have a Flickr account yet, they can create one on the fly, directly from Yahoo! Mail.

If you are a Yahoo! Mail user in the US, you should head over and check out the new Photos app in the lower-left side on Yahoo! Mail. The Yahoo! Mail Blog also has more information for you.

Let the sharing begin!

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Markus Spiering

Product Chief and Americas GM at EyeEm, former Head of Product at Flickr and mobile product guy at Yahoo. Photographer and writer of a few tech books.