On 2 March 2009, Flickr added the facility to upload and view HD videos, and began allowing free users to upload normal-resolution video.At the same time, the set limit for free accounts was lifted.
The Justified View is paginated between 72 and 360 photos per page but unpaginated in search result presentation.
Tech Radar described the new style Flickr as representing a "sea change" in its purpose.
On May 7, 2015, Yahoo overhauled the site, adding a revamped Camera Roll, a new way to upload photos and upgraded to the site's apps.
In addition to being a popular website for users to share and embed personal photographs, and effectively an online community, the service is widely used by photo researchers and by bloggers to host images that they embed in blogs and social media.
Photos and videos can be accessed from Flickr without the need to register an account but an account must be made in order to upload content onto the website.