Flickr is a user-generated photo and video sharing website operated by Yahoo!
Website URL: www.flickr.com
Anyone can search and view public photos and videos on Flickr. If you have a Flickr account you can also post content.
Flickr accounts are available to people over the age of 13. Flickr will not create an account for anyone who lists their age as under 13.
By default, Flickr's privacy settings are set so most of your information can be seen by everyone. Flickr allows you to adjust your privacy settings to control what information you share, and who you share it with.
You can access your privacy settings to control:
You can also specify what privacy level you want (Public, Visible to friends, Visible to family or Private) for photos you upload.
Right: an example of how to adjust Flickr's privacy settings.
To access Flickr's privacy settings, you can visit Flickr's Privacy & Permissions page.
Flickr's SafeSearch tool allows you to filter search results or member pages to a level you think is appropriate.
Right: an example of how to adjust Flickr's SafeSearch settings.
To set your search preferences, you can visit Flickr's Safety levels page.
You can report content you believe requires review. To make a report, you can:
Right: an example of how to report cyberbullying or abuse on Flickr.
Flickr states that if enough members flag a photo, they will hide the page from public pages.
Inappropriate content or behaviour that warrants immediate attention can be reported at Flickr's Report Abuse page. This link is also available at the bottom of every Flickr page. Flickr asks that you report from the specific page that the offensive content appears on.
Flickr is free to join and use. For a fee, account holders can pay to upgrade to Flickr Pro to access additional features, including ad-free browsing and sharing.
You can find more information at Flickr's Upgrade page.
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