Philip Newton (pne) wrote,
Philip Newton
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Image hosting

Poll #673680 photo hosting sites

When you want to include a picture of your own in a LiveJournal entry, where do you usually upload it?

LiveJournal ScrapBook
25(32.9%)
my own webspace somewhere
18(23.7%)
PhotoBucket
19(25.0%)
Flickr
8(10.5%)
ImageShack
1(1.3%)
Tinypic
0(0.0%)
Yahoo! Photo
0(0.0%)
Fotki
0(0.0%)
Smugmug
0(0.0%)
Shutterfly
0(0.0%)
Boomspeed
0(0.0%)
Some other service not mentioned above
5(6.6%)

Write-in space for a service that's not in the above list...

Why that particular host?

It's free
1(1.4%)
Easy to upload there
4(5.7%)
Allow hotlinking
0(0.0%)
Allows limiting pictures to certain users only
1(1.4%)
All my friends use it
0(0.0%)
Word of mouth recommendation
1(1.4%)
It's the first one I came across
2(2.9%)
Integrates well with the client I use to post journal entries with
0(0.0%)

Do you ever upload pictures directly from your LiveJournal client (e.g. Semagic)?

Yes, most of my included pictures are uploaded through a LiveJournal client
1(1.4%)
Yes, some pictures are uploaded through a LiveJournal client
2(2.7%)
Yes, but only rarely (I usually upload images some other way and use the client only to make HTML links to them)
3(4.1%)
No (I upload images some other way)
22(30.1%)
No (I upload images some other way); however, now that I know that my client supports uploading I might try that.
3(4.1%)
I don't use a LiveJournal client to update my journal.
42(57.5%)

What method(s) do you use to upload images to your image host?

FTP
10(15.2%)
Special client for that image host
3(4.5%)
LiveJournal client
1(1.5%)
web interface
34(51.5%)
email
2(3.0%)
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