There is no shortage of places to share and interact with photos. From Snapchat to Instagram to Vine, every few months a new photo app launches (or is scooped up by a bigger fish). And for good reason. There appears to be an ever increasing supply of people taking and sharing images and videos.  According to Pew Research Center Internet Project, 62% of internet users have shared or curated a photo or video. We’ll show you how to use your Flickr RSS feed to share your images across Twitter, Facebook and more.

Flickr, created in 2004, which was one of the first social photo sharing services to launch, was later sold to Yahoo! in 2005 for $35M. It is still a significant photo sharing app in today’s crowded marketplace with more than 8 billion photos from more than 87 million users. More than 3.5 million new images are uploaded daily.

How to share your Flickr RSS photostream across Social Media

Follow this recipe to share your Flickr images and videos on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and more.

Step 1. Log into your Flickr account

Step 2. Scroll over the “You” tab and select “Photostream”

How to add your flickr RSS photostream to social

Step 3. Click on the “Edit” tab

How to add your flickr RSS photostream to social

Step 4. Scroll to the bottom of the page. On the left you will see: “Subscribe to (your account name’s) photostream.” Click on the “Latest” link.

How to add your flickr RSS photostream to social

Step 5. Copy the RSS feed URL from the “Latest” link

How to add a Flickr RSS photo stream to social media


Step 6. Log in to your account or create a free account

Step 7. Follow the instructions on how to share and schedule images to social with an RSS feed

Looking for other RSS to social media hacks? Interested in saving time but create better results? Be sure to read The Ultimate Guide to RSS to Social Media. It includes recipes for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and many more.