Flickr bumps picture sizes up 25%

When Flickr first started showing photographs, there was a challenge with bandwidth. 3G wasn’t really a thing at the time, let alone 4G, so images had to be able to load faster. With better screens and faster internet available, Flickr is getting bigger.

Flickr has been all about putting big, bold, beautiful photos front and center since the website’s massive redesign in May, but Yahoo just found one more place to make those photos bigger and more beautiful: individual photo pages. Today, the company previewed a redesign it’s calling the “new photo experience,” which makes images appear about 25 percent larger and places comments, tags, recommendations, and camera infomation just to the right of the photo.

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