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Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Flickr Geotagging

Flickr now allows you to add location information to your photos. You can explore pics on a (Yahoo) map.

To add geo information to your photos, sign in to Flickr and choose “organize”. You can then switch to the maps tab, select one or more pics at the bottom, and drag & drop them onto the map.

The application works very smoothly. I wonder though how Flickr will handle potential geo spam. I’ve seen tags getting spammed on Flickr (dozens of unrelated keywords drawing attention to specific photos, for whatever reason), and the same could become true for geotagging.

[Via Barry Schwartz. Thanks Art-One.]


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