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Share Videos through Flickr Now

Flickr Logo Online photo sharing community Flickr, has announced the introduction of a video sharing feature. Flickr pro members can now upload personal video clips and share them with friends, family and the world through this photo sharing website.

This new feature of uploading videos will support video clips of up to 90 seconds. Moreover Flickr subscribers can organize and share videos just the way they do it for photos.

Besides, Video on Flickr will be available in eight languages including English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish and traditional Chinese.

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“Video on Flickr is an extension of what Flickr is already doing with more than 2 billion photos worldwide – providing a place where people capture and share life’s daily moments,” said Kakul Srivastava, general manager of Flickr at Yahoo.

“Digital media has led to a new behavior emerging in the market and people are much more likely to shoot short video clips, essentially “long photos,” with their digital still cameras and mobile phones. There is a great resonance between this new category of content and with the kind of authentic, personal moments already being shared on Flickr,” Srivastava added.

Other features of the Video on Flickr are:

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  • Video limits up to 90 seconds long and 150MB maximum in size
  • Controls to make videos private, visible to friends and/or family, or public
  • Seamless integration of videos into the photostream, along with photos
  • The ability to share video clips individually, as part of a set, or embed on third-party Web sites
  • Tagging and geotagging capabilities for videos
  • The ability to search videos by tags and descriptions
  • The ability to upload videos directly from camera phones
  • The option to view videos on a full screen
  • Licensing options to mark a video as ‘All Rights Reserved’ or designate a license through Creative Commons (creativecommons.org/)
  • Application programming interface (API) for third party developers to create programs or services using authorized video submitted to Flickr
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