Sunday, October 16, 2011

Taking Advantage of Flickr for Grace Hopper 2011

Wanna know how to find all those photos people are going to take of you during the conference? Check out the Flickr GHC 2011 Group and the groups from 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2010!

If you do not yet have a Flickr account it’s easy to set one up, after all why not share all the pictures you took with all of the new friends you are going to make?

Here are a few how-to's to help you get started with Flickr.
How to get an account on Flickr if you don't already have one:
  1. Go to
  2. Click on the "Sign Up Now" button
  3. If you happen to already have a Yahoo!, Google or  Facebook account you can login with those options, or if you prefer you can click “Create New Account”
  4. Fill in the info and click "Create My Account" and follow any remaining instructions.
How can I upload my photos?
1.      By email! Go to and get your very own private email upload address.
2.      Through the website .
3.      Download a mobile app! Go to and find apps for Android, iPhone, Windows Phone, iPad, or any mobile device using the internet through
What can I do with Flickr?
  1. Add photos to your own profile.
  2. Join and add photos to a group.
  3. Link to or embed photos into other social media.
  4. Edit photos.
  5. Share photos and more
For additional details you can read last years GHC Flickr blog entry, take the Official Flickr tour, or leave comments on this post with specific questions. I look forward to seeing you all on Flickr.

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