Flickr launched a cool new feature called the Real Time Photo Session. This feature allows users to browse photos in real time, You can use this feature with 10 Friends or Family members.
What is Real Time Photo Session.
The real time photo session feature allows you to generate a temporary URL which lasts for 24 Hours that you can share with 10 of your Friends or Family Members on flickr. Once your friend or family member accepts the invitation, You can initiate a slideshow on their screens where they can see real time interactions with photos such as Swiping the Photos, Drawing on them,Zooming them etc.
The Feature also lets you have a chat box below the page where you are interacting in real time.
Platforms are Supported.
Currently Real Time Photo Session Feature is only supported on iOS (iPhones, iPads) and Personal Computers.
The following browsers are supported as of now:
- Mozilla Firefox
- Google Chrome
- Safari Browser
and does not work on Internet Explorer and Opera browsers.
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How To Use Real Time Photo Session.
Step 1. Open your Flickr Account by logging in.
Step 2. Click on the Your Photostream Option in the You Drop-down menu.
Step 3. Choose the Album or Photo you want to share in the Real Time Photo Session and choose Share > Start a Photo Session.
Step 4. Copy the Session Link and send it to your Friends or Send them an Email Invite.
Step 5. When they receive your link and Open it, They will be presented with a screen with a Join Session Button, They have to click it to start the session.
Step 6. This is how the Real Time Photo Session looks like.
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