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Sams Teach Yourself Flickr in 10 Minutes by Steve Holzner

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Lesson 5. Sharing Photos: Groups

One of the most social aspects of Flickr is groups, those collections of members that gather around a common interest and share photos.

There are thousands of Flickr groups, and you can easily search for the groups you might want to join.

You can also create your own groups—you don’t need a Pro account or anything special to do so. You’ll see how to create your own groups in this lesson, too.

Let’s start digging into groups now.

Welcome to Groups

Flickr groups let Flickr members come together around some common interest and share photos (and video) as well as interact with a discussion board.

There are three types of groups on Flickr:

• Public

• Public, Invitation Only

• Private

You can search ...

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