KnowTechie: 10 free image hosting sites you can blindly rely on

KnowTechie: 10 free image hosting sites you can blindly rely on . Blindly rely on? I don’t even blindly rely on gravity. “Of course, there’s more to image hosting websites than just giving you some free space. In addition to being a reliable hosting option – many of these platforms help you develop your network as a photographer, and connect you with potential clients. What are some of the best image hosting websites up and running today? Let’s break them down.”

Denver Post: Photobucket restores photos “taken hostage,” hopes to lure back customers with cheaper plans after last year’s $399 debacle

Denver Post: Photobucket restores photos “taken hostage,” hopes to lure back customers with cheaper plans after last year’s $399 debacle. “Photobucket is back! And so are all of the photos that disappeared after the Denver company decided last summer to charge up to $399 for hosting images. The company, which became one of the nation’s largest photo-sharing sites in the early 2000s, said Thursday that it has rejiggered management and wants to do ‘the right thing for customers’ and dropped hosting fees to $2.49 a month or $24.99 a year, though for a limited time, fees are $1.99 a month, or $19.99 a year.”

Best free image hosting websites 2018: for your photos and videos (Techradar)

Techradar: Best free image hosting websites 2018: for your photos and videos. “When it comes to sussing out the best online home for your pics and vids, you will want to check out where these services are based, and whether or not they require registration. You’ll also need to consider other features: storage space, file size limits, file support, how easy it is to upload pictures, platforms supported, and whether there’s capacity for direct linking, image galleries, editing capabilities and more. Note that image hosting websites are fundamentally different from online photo printing or backup services – the latter are used primarily to keep a copy of pictures online, with sharing being a minor consideration. At any rate, let’s take a look at some of our favorite free image hosting websites.”

BBC: Amazon and eBay images broken by Photobucket’s ‘ransom demand’

BBC: Amazon and eBay images broken by Photobucket’s ‘ransom demand’. “Thousands of images promoting goods sold on Amazon and other shopping sites have been removed after a photo-sharing service changed its terms. Ebay and Etsy have also been affected, in addition to many forums and blogs. The problem has been caused by Photobucket introducing a charge for allowing images hosted on its platform to be embedded into third-party sites.”

The Register: Photobucket says photo-f**k-it, starts off-site image shakedown

The Register: Photobucket says photo-f**k-it, starts off-site image shakedown. “Photobucket is cracking down on people embedding on third-party websites images it hosts, until now, for free. The photo-slinging internet elder now says that anyone who wants to use its service to display photos it hosts on other pages – such as signature banners in forum posts – will now need to open up their wallets and plop down $399.99 a year for a subscription plan.”