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Why choose SovTech for your bespoke app development?

SovTech is an award-winning software and mobile app development company. With over a decade of engineering experience, along with over 200 tech professionals, we are experts in building custom mobile applications for any business, in any industry.

Our multidisciplinary teams, comprising tech-enthusiasts with elite and varied development expertise, are geared towards building scalable products that service growth-focused businesses. We strive to deliver bespoke solutions that innovate using cutting edge technologies and cloud software at competitive and flexible rates.

What is Flickr?

Flickr is a photo and video hosting service as well as an online community based in the United States. It was developed in Canada and is headquartered there. It was launched by Ludicorp in 2004 and quickly became a popular platform for amateur and professional photographers to share high-resolution images.

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The History of Flickr

Flickr was started in 2004 by Stewart Butterfield, co-founder of Slack, and Caterina Fake, a serial digital entrepreneur, and was acquired by Yahoo in 2005. Yahoo shuttered its own photo service in 2007, forcing all of its users to migrate to Flickr or risk losing their data.

Features

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Profile

You have a Flickr profile, just like you have a Facebook profile. This dashboard is a place where you and others may view and/or manage your material.

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Galleries

Consider galleries to be similar to Facebook's "picture albums." You can upload other users' media to your gallery, which is a fundamental difference between Facebook albums and Flickr galleries. If you admire a certain photographer's work and want to include it on your page, you may do so by adding them to your gallery. A gallery can only contain 50 photographs or videos.

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Photostream

Your photostream is a private collection of material that you own. If your photographs and videos are set to public, other users can see what you've uploaded by visiting your profile. If your media is set to private, only you and those you've given permission to see it will be able to see it.

Platforms

Use Flickr on these platforms:

Web

iOS

Android

Tech Stack

Flickr is built using this tech stack

Amazon

Node Js

AWS

Google

Cost of building an app like Flickr

£65 000

 

Benefits of custom over off-the-shelf software​

While off-the-shelf software might be cheaper to set up, custom app development can be uniquely tailored to meet your specific business needs. Bespoke software is high-quality, built by a team of expert professionals, offering you better and more features than the limited features that are available with generic software.

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