Flickr back up after morning outage

Kim LaCapria - Author

Jun. 15 2013, Updated 9:05 p.m. ET

Flickr has been having some server issues today, but it appears the service is mostly back up and running as of now.

Images posted to blogs and reportedly were not affected by the outage. The Flickr-ing functionality has been chronicled on the Flickr blog, with a timeline of the repair process (in reverse chronological order):

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11:26 AM PDT: We’ve got WWWs serving up again, and we also have an official Help Forum topic here. We’re still working on lingering issues, but things are on the mend.

10:50 AM PDT: Hey, we wanted to make sure you all knew, if you embedded photos from a photopage on Flickr, we are still serving them. So, if they are posted to your blog, your photos will still be showing there. What we are doing now is working on getting all our WWW servers back on for everyone; this includes bringing the API back up, which has been affected as well. Sorry for the downtime to everyone, we hate it as much as you!

10:05 AM PDT: We’re still here working on getting things up and serving to you, shouldn’t be too much longer!

9:18 AM, PDT: Hello! All hands are on deck over here and we’re still working on getting things back up for everyone. Apologies for the disruption!

8:51 AM, PDT: Ahoy everyone! Flickr is experiencing problems at the present time, and our engineers are all in the main engine room, working on resolving the issue. Please hang tight, and we’ll have things back for you as soon as possible. If we need to, we’ll post an update for you here.

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Still a bit shaky? You can discuss your lingering Flickr withdrawl here.


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