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Author Topic: Photobucket No Longer Free  (Read 1057 times)

Offline B541Niner

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Photobucket No Longer Free
« on: Jul 01, 2017, 07:29:11 »
It would appear that PB thinks their crappy service is worth $40 month or $400 year is doing away with Free Hosting...Many links to pics soon to be worthless.
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Offline J-Rod10

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Re: Photobucket No Longer Free
« Reply #1 on: Jul 01, 2017, 08:29:44 »
It would appear that PB thinks their crappy service is worth $40 month or $400 year is doing away with Free Hosting...Many links to pics soon to be worthless.
If you go over the 10GB free storage they offer, they hit you with that.

Offline B541Niner

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Re: Photobucket No Longer Free
« Reply #2 on: Jul 01, 2017, 09:03:33 »
If you go over the 10GB free storage they offer, they hit you with that.

I don't think the 10GB is an option anymore.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/354711/photobucket-breaks-image-links-across-the-internet
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Re: Photobucket No Longer Free
« Reply #3 on: Jul 01, 2017, 09:40:05 »
Im using less than 3% of my 10 gig storage and my pics are no longer available.


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Re: Photobucket No Longer Free
« Reply #4 on: Jul 01, 2017, 09:42:46 »

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Re: Photobucket No Longer Free
« Reply #5 on: Jul 01, 2017, 09:43:46 »
Yep. Still works for me.

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Re: Photobucket No Longer Free
« Reply #6 on: Jul 01, 2017, 10:30:40 »
Something is afoot for sure.  I'm reading up on it but it might be over.

As always i strongly encourage people to upload pics here.  We have a Gallery function that makes it somewhat easy and gives you the same IMG link to post in your threeads.
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Re: Photobucket No Longer Free
« Reply #7 on: Jul 01, 2017, 11:25:21 »
The DTT cloud has a go around to upload multiple pics at a time. If your documenting a build here it only makes sense to store the images here also.

Also if you get the DTT app loading pics direct from phone to your thread is way more simple.


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Re: Photobucket No Longer Free
« Reply #8 on: Jul 03, 2017, 08:29:53 »
 Last year, they started telling me I was full. I deleted HUNDREDS of pics, but they still said I was out of storage.
OK, whatever, paid a little bit for storage. That ought to last me forever (says today I'm only 3% full).

 Ever since they made this "no longer free" change, I am INUNDATED with ads on the home page. I cannot log in unless I use Facebook, which I prefer NOT to do. Once in, the ads stop, but the site is SLOOOOOW. And once I finally get to the folder I want, I have trouble copying the code to link pics.
 I bet I spent 15 minutes this morning just trying to find a way to contact them to express my displeasure and complain about all the hoops I have to jump through...as someone who has PAID for storage....since they made this change.

 Good way to ruin a business/service and force people to find alternatives.

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Re: Photobucket No Longer Free
« Reply #9 on: Jul 03, 2017, 10:00:43 »
If you post to multiple places like many do then the DTT upload feature is a little less convenient. Imgur.com is a great (free) alternative to photobucket or similar services. It's what I use in most cases.
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