Instagram Rival Alert: New Flickr iOS App introduced with Advanced Photo Sharing Feature

By: Gizbot Bureau

Last week, Flickr, the Yahoo owned photo sharing website confirmed that it would be releasing a new iOS app making effective modification to the older one. Hence now, reportedly, the older version Flickr 2.0 would be seen with more advanced user interface and an effect tool.

The version comes with additional filters that would allow a user to add effects to the images while uploading them. The filters in the version are powered by Aviary, the same used by Twitter for its own application.

Inspired by the Instagram, the new application shows interesting photos of nearby locations. In addition to this, the application comes with a double tap option to add the images to the favourites. The group capabilities features available in the company's website are now equipped in the application.

Instagram Rival Alert: New Flickr iOS App introduced with Advanced

Within a week of the release from Flickr, speculations about the update to make a good application even better surrounded the market. Flickr has also revised its social connections by implementing features that allow a user to find his Twitter and Facebook contacts.

The version 2.01.772 further enhances sharing and visibility functions. Hence a user receives notification when someone comments on a photo uploaded. The application also has bug fixing capabilities that come of help when a user faces problems while signing into Google accounts.

But the company has not yet announced an application that suits an iPad, although reportedly, sources suggest there would be one soon. With the industry competitor Instagram surrounded by controversies with respect to the photo uploading services provided, Flickr application would be favoured by professionals and amateur photographers.

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