ArchiveJune 2017

Photobucket and the state of image hosting

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Good evening, It has come to the NickPic.Host Council’s attention today that Photobucket Inc is now charging a yearly $399 USD (£307 GBP, €349 EUR) to use your own content on a third party website. This is despite the fact that a great deal of Photobucket Inc’s early advertisements was very pro-hotlinking and catered to the design community. This design community was a major part of...

Changes to NickPic.Host over the next week

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Good morning. Over the next few days NickPic.Host will be rolling out a number of changes. Some of these are building off of the changes from earlier in the week, as shown here. Most of the changes will be to Quality of Life improvements for NickPic.Host. Default Embed links will become easier to use, and will be shown first when loading an image from an album or using the page URL. Schemeless...

Bug Fixes and Changes June 24, 2017

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Good evening. Early on June 24, 2017 it was discovered that there was a very, very, rare bug that was affecting some users. After some troubleshooting, we have isolated the bug. It is causing some images, that were uploaded at the very exact same second to NickPic.Host to cross wires and assign and or be lost. In order to fix this bug I had to take the server offline. Right now the following...

What happened? June 21, 2017

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As I assure all of you may be aware that in the early hours of June 21, 2017, that NickPic.Host’s main website stopped working correctly. Files that were uploaded did upload with no problem and saved to the server correctly. Your data was not lost. Any preview you were shown after uploading did not show correctly. This issue led to some users just trying to upload the same image and getting a...

Updates June 15, 2017

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On June 15, 2017 our users experienced some hiccups using NickPic.Host and we apologize about that. In an effort to be as transparent as possible I have decided to maintain an offsite website that is easy to remember and navigate to just for news updates. It requires no participation on your part. It will be an archive of our work, and things going on with NickPic.Host. If the website is down...

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