Photo sharing site Flickr has reached its new major milestone with reported 6 Billion Uploaded Photos.”The beautiful Montbretia flower photo shown here is our 6 billionth photo! It was uploaded Monday by eon60,” the Yahoo-owned photo-sharing site said in a blog post. Over the last couple of years,uploads to Flickr has been increasing by 20% year-over-year, with users currently uploading more than 2,500 images per minute, said Sheeva Zarechian, a spokeswoman for the site.
With Its new major milestone mark being hit every year for the last 5 years, It will be interesting to see if Flickr can keep us with the pace. California Based Social Media Giant Facebook which is currently the most popular photo-sharing site on the Web, with more than 100 million photos uploaded daily. New challengers such as 500px are emerging as well, not to mention Google continuing to overhaul Picasa with its Google+ project.
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