They appear to have DDOS'd themselves with photographers jumping ship as rapidly as possible.
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I've got about 5500 photos on Flickr at the moment, which is probably on the low end of photos backed up for those who are photography hobbyists.still frustrating as hell.
still frustrating as hell.
It's just over the 5000-photo limit for what they'll let you download in bulk. Apparently people are currently waiting 8-12 hours for a download link.
I'm always a little surprised to hear flickr still exists.
"It is a case study of what can go wrong when a nimble, innovative startup gets gobbled up by a behemoth that doesn't share its values. What happened to Flickr? The same thing that happened to so many other nimble, innovative startups who sold out for dollars and bandwidth: Yahoo."