The unstoppable rise of Flickr

TechCrunch reckons that Yahoo is about to close down its Yahoo Photos service, in favour of the infinitely better (but still smaller in terms of visitor numbers) Flickr. It’s really only surprising that it’s taken so long: Flickr is probably my single favourite website out there. Great content, great functionality, great community. But I’m wondering why I had to surrender my Flickr ID in favour of a Yahoo login, if this move was coming.

They also say that ‘Flickr will “soon” allow users to upload videos in addition to photos’. You have to admire YouTube, but it’s just a bit ugly. I’m dying to see what the Flickr mob will do with video sharing.