Back in 2004 when Google launched Gmail, they offered users 1 gigabyte (GB) of free storage, saying users would never have to delete an e-mail again. Today, that 1 GB has increased to around 10GB or so, and it keeps increasing. But now, Flickr goes even further. 1 GB doesn’t get you very far in terms of photos, 10 GB isn’t worth much either, but 1 TB, that certainly is enough to fill the needs of most users.
1 TB allows users to store 218,453 photos in 16 megapixel resolution with an average size of 4.8 mb per photo. So, yeah, that’s quite a lot of storage space – for free!
Along with the relaunch, Flickr has also been re-designed, and a new Android app was also just released (the new iOS app was released a while ago).
Flickr was bought by Yahoo back in 2005 and today stores 8 billion photos from 89 million users.