The Personal Archive

Flickr Tip – Guest Passes

  If you have an album or photo set as private but you want to give someone else access to view it, all you need to do is send him or her a guest pass. It’s really quite easy. Go to the photo or album you wish to share and click on the Share icon.…

Flickr: Make Your Photos Search-Friendly

Flickr user profile

One of the many things that makes Flickr so useful to family historians is its searchability. Flickr offers a number of tools to organize your photos. You control who can see them, who can download them and what copyright licensing you want to give them. Your choices for these settings and others will determine their searchability.

Flickr for Families

Today’s families are spread across the country – and even around the world. Social networking platforms such as Facebook have given us ways to stay in touch across those distances, but they have serious security and privacy issues. Posting vacation photographs on Facebook is also a public announcement that your home is empty – and…