Chapter 12 The best of the rest: Flickr/Picassa/Pinterest

They are three of the most important image-sharing sites. Flickr (part of Yahoo!) and Picassa (part of Google) operate in a broadly similar way.

How do they work?

With each of these sites you can upload your photos to the cloud and store them for future use, so from this perspective every person who takes photos should be using these sites. Often after a house fire people are most upset about losing their photo albums and memories. By using Flickr/Picassa there’s an extra level of security for your photos because they are effectively stored in a different location from your physical albums.

Once these photos have been uploaded you can give ...

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