Today marked the first time I’ve ever been “grandfathered in” to anything. I’ve missed a number of grandfatherings, some by mere weeks — the closest I ever came was almost getting slightly cheaper data on my cellphone.
Let me tell you, it feels pretty great. There’s no sense to it: I’m not getting any more for any less. There’s just an indescribably delicious sense of having Won, somehow.
The main changes:
Free accounts now get a terabyte(!) of space
It looks awfully pretty
There are two new account tiers, which replace the old Pro accounts:
Ad Free: $49.95, no ads
Doublr: $499.99, 2 terabytes of space
Recurring Pro accounts get to continue their subscription, meaning you get unlimited space and basically anything good that’s going. For about $25 a year.
I also got (somewhat snarkily, if it’s not my imagination) prompted to upload a higher quality profile picture. I am not sure if they are complaining about resolution, or just my looks:
Sign up for one of the free Flickr accounts here.
Published on May 21st, 2013