Why does Photobucket require these permissions?
Your Location: Approximate (network based) location, precise location (GPS and network-based) - Allows us to store information of where a photo was taken and to make the registration process a little easier.
Network communication: Full Network access/ View Network Communications - Allows your device to connect and communicate with Photobucket. Makes it possible to upload, view and download your content.
Storage: Modify or delete contents of your USB storage - Allows you save images and videos to your device.
Hardware controls: Take pictures and videos/Control Vibration - Allows you to take a picture with your native camera control buttons. Also, the editor makes use of vibration for some settings including brightness, contrast and saturation.
Your social information: Read your contacts - Used to enter shipping address information when making orders with the Photobucket Print Shop.
Your accounts: Find accounts on device - Makes the registration process a little easier.