Flickr, Yahoo, More: Short Afternoon Buzz, December 18, 2014

Fascinating article from the NYT: What Happened When Marissa Mayer tried to be Steve Jobs. The TLDR is that Yahoo is still a mess and its engineers still apparently get treated like you-know-what. But read the article anyway.

Twitter and Foursquare are teaming up? “The features that could be introduced as a result of this partnership include check-ins similar to Foursquare, recommendations about local businesses and surfacing content according to a user’s location.”

Tate Archive has put thousands of artist artifacts online. “About 52,000 photographs, letters, sketchbooks and technical records offering insights into some of Britain’s greatest 20th-century artists are to be put online for the first time.” (Only about 6,000 are up so far.)

Google’s end-to-end encryption tool is getting closer to launch. “While it’s not ready for a wider release yet, Google this week moved its so-called ‘End-to-End’ tool to GitHub to encourage a wider range of developers to take a look at it and make sure it’s secure. It also released a few more details on how it expects the service to work.”

The Finnish Broadcasting Company has joined the Flickr Commons. Good afternoon, Internet…

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