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This article was published on July 19, 2012


Flickr fights back, suggests that you come help them become “awesomer”

Flickr fights back, suggests that you come help them become “awesomer”
Drew Olanoff
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Drew Olanoff

Drew Olanoff was The Next Web's West Coast Editor. He coined the phrase "Social Good" and invented the "donation by action" model for onlin Drew Olanoff was The Next Web's West Coast Editor. He coined the phrase "Social Good" and invented the "donation by action" model for online charitable movements. He founded #BlameDrewsCancer. You can follow him on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, or email [email protected]

As soon as Yahoo! shocked the world by announcing its new CEO, now-former Googler Marissa Mayer, suggestions, begging and pleading began to come Mayer’s way.

One of the loudest groups started a site called DearMarissaMayer. That site had one simple ask, using the hashtag #dearmarissamayer:

It looks like the Flickr team saw the plea, and has come back with its own at http://www.flickr.com/dearinternet:

It’s good to see that the team has a sense of humor, and the guts to call out “the Internet.” I guess it’s time to put your hard work where your mouth is, right?

h/t Lidija Davis

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