Photobucket has new management, and we are liberating your images!
As of today, your hosted images are live.
Photobucket has a new management team that wants to do the right thing. We are committed to earning back your trust and offering comprehensive and flexible image storage and hosting options for our customers. We’ve taken your feedback and made some changes to our pricing model that allows us to offer competitively priced plans that fit the needs of all of our customers.
For a limited time, our current customers’ hosted images have been restored and Photobucket is introducing a new pricing plan that is built around everyone’s needs.
In an effort to improve our customers’ experience, we’ve also moved away from an advertising-based model and have eliminated a portion of ads from the site.
Photobucket pioneered the image sharing and hosting market 15 years ago, and our new management team is committed to returning Photobucket to the premier imaging service people had come to know and trust.
There are more positive changes on the way, but for now we are excited to share this new compelling subscription option, as a testament to our dedication to you, our valued customers.
Q: What was the reasoning behind the new subscription offering?
A: Image services is not a one-size-fits-all market. We serve several different types of customers who have very different needs. Some customers just want a hub to store some photos and browse public photos for download. Our e-commerce customers need a powerful platform that allows them to link back to images from their online stores. Bloggers and forum managers need a place to store the photos they use to help their stories and discussions come alive. Our new offering adheres to our subscription-based model and offers added features based on what members need at a fair price.
Q: My images have always been stored at full resolution - will they stay that way?
A: We are implementing technology to ensure that all photos uploaded to our platform are stored at their original resolution for every plan.
Q: What if I don’t want to purchase a subscription? Can I have my images back?
A: Yes, you are free to download your images. They belong to you! We believe our new subscription plan is priced fairly and is very competitive to other services. Our new management team is committed to serving our customers in the best possible way, and we hope you will consider this offer and keeping your images with Photobucket.