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About Flickr

What is Flickr?

Flickr is a popular photo sharing website that allows users to share personal photographs. Its popularity has been fueled by its innovative online community tools that allow photos to be tagged and browsed by anyone. You can find more info about Flickr on their About page.

I am a member of the public. How can I share my personal photographs with the Arizona Memory Project?

At this time, the Arizona Memory Project is only accepting content from Arizona cultural institutions. If you are a member of the public, and would like to make your historical Arizona-related images available online, you may consider donating your collection to a local Arizona cultural institution that is interested in participating in the Arizona Memory Project. If you wish to manage and make your images available online yourself, Flickr provides you the opportunity to display, share and organize your images on the web. Visit the Flickr website and follow their directions for creating an account. If you share your Arizona-related images on Flickr, be sure to tag each item with the phrase "Arizona Memory Project" in quotations.

I am currently a member of Flickr. How do I link my Arizona-related photographs in Flickr back to the Arizona Memory Project?

If you share your Arizona-related images on Flickr, be sure to tag each item with the phrase "Arizona Memory Project".

What kinds of images are appropriate to be tagged with "Arizona Memory Project" in Flickr?

The images that you tag with "Arizona Memory Project" in Flickr:

How do I view images on Flickr related to the Arizona Memory Project?

To view images tagged with "Arizona Memory Project", visit the Arizona Memory Project home page and click on Search Flickr for related items. Or, go directly to the Flickr website and search Tags only within Everyone's Photos for the phrase "Arizona Memory Project" in quotations.

Who is responsible for the content on Flickr?

Flickr photographers are solely responsible for the content on Flickr. If you would like to use a photo you found on Flickr, then you must contact the photographer through Flickr. Images uploaded to Flickr are subject to the Flickr Terms of Use and Community Guidelines. If you come across content you think might be illegal or prohibited, you should use the Flickr Report Abuse system. Please visit the Flickr website for more information. The Arizona Memory Project and the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records is not responsible for the content on Flickr.

How do I sign up for Flickr?

Visit the Flickr website and follow their directions for creating an account.

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