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Photobucket: I am sad to say that literally 100s of my link in post will now be broken due to Photobucket change in policy 😦 😦 😦
Hot linking is now no longer allowed on free accounts or paid accounts (which I had all the time over the years I was a heavy user of their site) (But now ….. it will cost you $400.00 a year if you want to keep your images linked, a ridiculous amount) so I now have 100s of post with broken links and no way to fix them short of uploading all the photos to another site and re-linking them again. Lucky for me I always backup my images locally to a hard drive so no lost of images. Also I never upload the full size images to any online site …. one: for this reason and other reason too. Bottom line you cannot trust free online sites and to be honest I would not put a lot of trust in paid site either!!! Glad I knew that going in.

I have over 600 bird images and 100s of others images all with broken links on my blog now 😦 😦

Note: This happen to users that were paying them $60.00 a year on their paid accounts Too. They want $400.00 a year!

Photobucket you have the right to change your policy but replacing all the images with a link to your site ….. is free advertisement for you, I see this as just plain lowlife!!!


With Verizon buying Yahoo (and Flickr as part of Yahoo) I worry what will happen with Flickr images too.

Sorry folks I always make a rule to try to stay on the positive side of things, but this just pisses me off!