Flickr is coming to an end... of sorts

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  1. toothaction

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    Spectacular news, Daniel. Thank you for the update.

    Now... what are the rest of us going to do?
     
  2. Mr. Humphreys

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    How about updating the Buta database, pretty please! ;)
     
  3. Purple Bat

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    You all are the best! I was very bummed when I saw the news about the photo limit. Thank you so much for helping to preserve Lixx's photos, as well as many more.
     
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    Anyone know if there's a way to trace where your photos are being linked to? The vast majority of my SB posts from the first few years are going to go dark come February, and I'm a lot more likely to go back and repair them preemptively if I don't have to click on thousands of thread entries to find them.
     
  5. The Moog

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    Not sure if that is possible. On the Flickr stats (if you have pro) you can often see where other people are sharing/linking your photos, but I've never heard of automatically finding the locations of your linked images on SB.

    By the way, back when I had to delete all my advert finds from Flickr, it only affected a small percentage of them on the SB thread. Plenty I had deleted still seemed to be working on SB afterwards. Why, I don't know.
     
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    Your PC's personal cache, probably. :(
     
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    Hmmm... i wouldn't think it's the cache. Sounds a little worrying. I interpret that as, even if you delete your photos and/or account, the files must still exist on their servers some how, but perhaps that's not a correct guess either?
     
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    Well, in my experience, if you hitlink something here from a site that doesn't like you to do that, you will still be able to see the image that you posted but everybody else will see a dead link; hence my cache theory.

    Pulled it out of my butt, so faith may vary.
     
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    I'm wondering, if you're trying to start an archive of photos, why use a social media platform? Using one means ultimately you're at the whim of some company if they decide to change things, as happened with Flickr. Why not just use something like Dropbox and/or a wiki?
     
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    So any recommendations for image hosting sites instead of flickr now? Im not a big a photo taker, only use flickr
    to post on here. I wouldn't mind paying but 50 bucks is way too much for uploading less than 100 pics a year from
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    Imgur seems safe... for now!
     
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    For the past few days I've been getting this when doing searches:

    "
    Bad, bad panda!
    Come on. We want photos.

    We’re aware of the problem and are fixing it. Thanks for your patience."

    never had it happen before.
     
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    I guess it's time to open multiple accounts on flickr
     
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    A suggestion for an amendment to the error page. You're welcome Flickr, don't mention it.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Ha, welcome to the group.

    Flickr has become such a disappointment from something that held so much promise. Why no one has yet stepped in to fix it or fill its shoes with an actually functional replacement, I cannot fathom.
     

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