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Change to Limit of "Groups a Photo Can Be Submitted To"

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alexseville says:

Hello,

We’ve received a lot of feedback from Flickr groups owners about helping them manage spammers. One source of frustration was a change (made a few years ago) that allowed a single photo to be submitted to up to 5000 groups.

99% of the photos currently submitted to groups are submitted to less than 60 groups.

Effective today, we are reverting those limits to lower values in an effort to discourage "photo dumping" behavior.

For Pro users, you will be able to submit a photo to up to 60 groups.

For non-Pro users, you will be able to submit a photo to up to 30 groups.

If you attempt to add to more groups, you will see an error message “Photo in maximum number of groups”.

Invitations to add your photo to a group don’t count towards this limit, and any photos currently in greater than 60 groups will remain in those groups.

We hope this will help group admins and moderators maintain better quality groups, and we appreciate the feedback from our users that helped identify this issue.
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MabelAmber️®***Pluto5339*** incognito says:

alexseville:

For Pro users, you will be able to submit a photo to up to 60 groups.

For non-Pro users, you will be able to submit a photo to up to 30 groups.

That's a change for the better, thank you Flickr !
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MabelAmber️®***Pluto5339*** incognito says:

alexseville:

One source of frustration was a change (made a few years ago) that allowed a single photo to be submitted to up to 5000 groups.

Aha!

So what people were noticing, in that thread back from 2013, WAS indeed an intentional change to the number of groups you could add a photo to and *not* a bug...

www.flickr.com/help/forum/en-us/72157634321793598/

(I have not been able to retrieve the official announcement of the lifting of the 60- groups per photo restriction, unless it was never there...)
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kmacgray says:

alexseville:

Excellent news, thank you!
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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marie.MP says:

For Pro users, you will be able to submit a photo to up to 60 groups.

For non-Pro users, you will be able to submit a photo to up to 30 groups.


"pay up"... or find another platform.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Paul D. McCarthy says:

Makes sense, good move!
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Bruce M Walker says:

Yup: great idea. Thanks, guys!
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Al Mullen says:

Realistically you could cut those numbers in half even.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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suziegurl60 says:

Not for me, another flickr step backwards
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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suziegurl60 says:

Not for me, another flickr step backwards
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Pacdog says:

Awesome news!! Thanks for listening to the Users!! Oh and thanks for actually starting to make this Hugh change that was so needed.

*like*
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Aleksandra S.K. says:

Good idea!
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Nickademus42 (Thank you for 1 million views) says:

I share many photo's to many film groups of similar interest, this kind of thing is exactly why I DONT PAY FOR FLICKR ANYMORE, want to reduce spam? secure your damn servers, this is a yahoo hacked service, and it sure looks like your a day late and a dollar short when it comes to security and professionalism.
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John Westrock says:


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John Westrock edited this topic 17 months ago.

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Al Mullen says:

Nickademus42:
This is to reduce people who put every photo they have in every group they are in, spam really means not applicable here.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Carol (Nona) says:

From the standpoint of a group Admin, this is very welcomed news. Thanks so much!!
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Nickademus42 (Thank you for 1 million views) says:

marie.MP:

pay for this hacked garbage? no way, I used to pay until they made it a photo dump site of home brew porn and spam... they get hacked and make all the users pay the price for their lack of competence.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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lamoustique says:

People who put their pics in every group they can usually have photos that don't meet the group guidelines, and cause the administrators a lot of work removing those pictures.I'm tired of finding things like pictures of scantily clad women in groups for birds or still life art! If you mass post, you're spamming. And when you spam, you make the group experience worse for everyone else.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Vicky Roche says:

Prediction: Users will remove and add consistently from a group to gain more exposure for the images. Make the group administrators control the flow not the photographers, it's counter productive. No one is going to buy Pro and Flickr will not make any money with this rule, possibly dooming the future of Flickr.
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Nickademus42 (Thank you for 1 million views) says:

suziegurl60:

agreed
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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guytarebergeron says:

I don't see where is the problem by submitting a photo to a large number of groups. Who cares!
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Nickademus42 (Thank you for 1 million views) says:

John Westrock:

glad a fool like you isn't in charge
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Eric.Ray says:

In my 5 or so years on flickr I don't think I ever submitted to 60 groups. When I first started a free member could only join 10 groups that's why I went Pro. Seems to me the advantages of pro membership have been eroding over the years.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Gage Parker (MercedesL0ver) says:

why. how is adding a photo to a lot of groups a problem
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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the foreign photographer - ฝรั่งถ่ says:

Hmm. My first photo only managed to make it into 19 groups before I was told it was in the maximum number of groups.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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quick rule says:

This is ridiculous! How does cutting down the amount of groups going to reduce group spam? I use Flickr groups to promote my products to groups for said purposes. I don't "dump" my photos in groups that have nothing to do with marketing. I average on 400+ groups to get the word out. 30 groups will not give me that larger targeted audience. Even if I could afford to pay for your service, 60 groups still isn't that much to make a dent in promotion of my products. This is a huge backward step that is going to affect people like me.
"99% of the photos currently submitted to groups are submitted to less than 60 groups."
I don't know which photos you are referring to, but the photos shared that I look at, that come from creators of content and bloggers, far exceed 60 groups. I think it's unfair that you are basing your opinion of some portion of photos on Flickr for it to apply to all of us.
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sedge808 says:

excellent
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Reid Northrup says:

Personally I don't like it. I'm trying to build a following and only post according to group rules.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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spiffy wrench says:

I think this is a really BAD idea,certain types of shots ie Motor sport,aircraft,landscapes etc have hundreds of different groups hosting shots,so effectively what this means you can`t share your shots with those types of groups.

A stupid and ill thought out rule.
The group admin can remove any spam shots they get,that`s the whole point of group admins.
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Old White Truck says:

Great! Good job Flickr.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Kirt Edblom says:

I admin a group and I don't see the issue with people submitting to multiple groups. How does submitting to a large number of groups effect anyone but the admin of one of the groups that the photo was submitted to?
Hoping someone can enlighten me.....Thanks
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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mcnod says:

-Kytteh Wytchwood:

Even if I could afford to pay for your service

As a non-Pro member, you are not allowed to use flickr for "marketing your products". Your marketplace links on your photo pages have to go, you risk sanctions if you are reported.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Viejito says:

Let’s hope that this change will reduce the appearances of the panda and assorted coding problem pages...
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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TRANIMAGING says:

About time. Photos should be in group that pertain to it. Most photos don't need to be in that many group. Yes keep the spammer out, they add their photos into group that is irrelevant to the group and annoy regular members, when there is no moderator. Also spammed photos aren't usually that good either.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Al Mullen says:

Gage Parker (MercedesL0ver):
There gets to be so many off topic photos in specific groups it's hard to tell what is supposed to be there. I moderate and admin groups and it's work to keep deleting the garbage out.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Dee_Wells says:

Vicky Roche:

Correct. Photos will be disappearing from groups as they qualify for others, and smaller groups will be left empty. In my case, I can't add my images to anywhere near all those who invite my pics, unless I cut-throat the others. I'm already turning them down. Just another kick in the face for flickr users and group admins.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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SaffyH says:

I do use a lot of groups. I am careful where to post my photos. I do not post photos of buildings to bird groups etc. I do moderate and administrate groups and know how much of a pain it can be to simply press deny to reject an unrelated photo - all that precious time wasted of a few seconds!
On the plus side...another step which will mean i spend less time on flickr and probably actually begin to enjoy life!!
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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quick rule says:

mcnod:

Then there will be thousands of people being reported. There are a million products being sold in Second Life, and it's content creators use Flickr to promote their brand. If it is true that this isn't allowed, I would think that these content creators would not break these said rules.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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jschumacher says:

alexseville:

Thank you Flickr!
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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MabelAmber️®***Pluto5339*** incognito says:

-Kytteh Wytchwood:

I use Flickr groups to promote my products to groups for said purposes

Having a Free account you are not allowed to "use" Flickr to promote your products in a commercial way.

www.flickr.com/help/guidelines

Also: you need to give this a read through about Content Filters - most of your images need the Moderate filter:

help.yahoo.com/kb/flickr-for-desktop/sln15848.html

You risk your account being set to "moderate" if someone reports you.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Grace Adamski says:

marie.MP:

agreed!
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Brule Laker says:

For those of us selective to where we post but still use large numbers of groups, a good start will be to stop posting to "Anything" groups and stick to those more specific to the subject.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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cotton.candy581 says:

guytarebergeron:
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Nickademus42 (Thank you for 1 million views) says:

"We’ve received a lot of feedback from Flickr groups owners about helping them manage spammers" you mean people own groups? flickr doesn't use their existence to spam every user with adverts unless you pay a fee?
Anyone miss the old before Marisa days? before the rework that died off to look like the old system that now runs slower than it did 10 years ago? oh and what ever happened to the million dollar queen of yahoo? oh yes she resigned after being in charge of the biggest hack of any website to date, and is still got her golden parachute, nice to see they have top quality leadership.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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O Ricard says:

alexseville:

I have members of my group who currently post to 523, 718, 498 different groups, etc. etc. So this will stop now, right?
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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SaffyH says:

Ironically Alexseville says they received a lot of feedback from Flickr group owners - WHO actually gave feedback? I was never asked!
This step will drive people away form flickr.
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davegolden says:

Good move, even 60 groups seems like a lot to me.
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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kmacgray says:

-Kytteh Wytchwood:

There are a million products being sold in Second Life, and it's content creators use Flickr to promote their brand

You can't worry about other people's accounts, just your own, especially now that you've drawn attention to it here. "Everyone else does it" doesn't come into play.

In the meantime, your account is being reported.
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MabelAmber️®***Pluto5339*** incognito says:

Nickademus42:

guess you were the tattle tail in school.....

Then you were the one who never paid attention.

tail tale

Fixed that for you.
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John Bilous J.C.N.J. says:

Are you kidding me,, :(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((
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Tom Hilton says:

marie.MP:

Why on earth would you need to submit a photo to more than 30 groups?
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kmacgray says:

Tom Hilton:

Many people are obsessed with view counts.
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the foreign photographer - ฝรั่งถ่ says:

On the one hand, I will be spending much less time on Flickr which is a good thing. On the other, which 60 groups do I choose out of the several hundred I belong to? I wish you would have given us a chance to discuss this first or a little heads up rather than just spring it on us.
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John Bilous J.C.N.J. says:

kmacgray:

Whats next limiting the amount of groups one can belong too, this is the dumbest move I've seen flickr do yet ,
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Aria Horan says:

Sorry but arbitrarily changing the conditions of a contract without consultation with the contracted party is fraud. And if 99% of photos are submitted to 60 groups or less what is the problem you are trying to solve? Further, if you are going to make such a move where is a reporting function so that those of us who submit to groups can assess where our views are coming from and then we can ditch groups that provide the least amount of traffic. Don't do to flickr what skype did to itself. As I said - drastically reducing the product after a contract has been agreed is FRAUD.
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Ocean Gypsy 69 says:

What a joke this is. Now i have to buy pro? Sounds like a good deal ....lol
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MabelAmber️®***Pluto5339*** incognito says:

John Bilous J.C.N.J.:

this is the dumbest move I've seen flickr do yet ,

Bear in mind that prior to 2013 the limit WAS 60 for Pro members and I believe only 10 for the Free accounts. So Flickr just went back to the old arrangement, even upping the limit for the Free acc.
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John Bilous J.C.N.J. says:

Aria Horan:

I'm not renewing my PRO acct,
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mcnod says:

Aria Horan:

arbitrarily changing the conditions of a contract without consultation with the contracted party is fraud

Read the flickr Terms Of Service that you agree to when you created your account.
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David Ngo says:

I'm very sad I won't be able to add my photos to hundreds of groups anymore. Maybe I will have to add them to 30 groups, and then remove them after a few days and add them to 30 different groups, and so on. A bit more work but hopefully the amount of favourites and views for my photos won't suffer too much.
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balagur73 says:

I want to add 1-2 photos to 1 group in which I am an administrator, why I can not do it? :(
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John Bilous J.C.N.J. says:

MabelAmber️®***Pluto5339***Incognito:

I know I was here for that and and joined PRO or whatever it was called back then just to get rid of the ads but why go backwards ,it makes no sense all it does is restrict people for no reason
Bad move on Flickr's part , real bad .
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John Bilous J.C.N.J. says:

David Ngo:

That would be a huge pain in the butt
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Pacdog says:

I would love to hear anybody truly explain why Flickr should allow you to add your photo to more then 60 groups. Please give Us real reasons and not just that you want your photo in so many groups. There are hundreds of Dog groups for example, but only 50 or so have members above 50. It makes no sense to me for anybody to need to add their photos to more then 30 groups except to spam.

So far all the comments in this thread that do not like the change give no real reasons why the change is bad for the community. Not one.
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kmacgray says:

Aria Horan:

Sorry but arbitrarily changing the conditions of a contract without consultation with the contracted party is fraud

When we create our Flickr accounts, we agree that to the Terms of Service which state that Flickr can change its services at any time.

David Ngo:

I'm very sad I won't be able to add my photos to hundreds of groups anymore.

Out of curiosity, what did you gain by adding photos to so many groups?
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Vicky Roche says:

Dee_Wells:

Yes! I might be wrong but this could be the death knell for Flickr. Flickr does not make any money for Verizon. Probably time to switch to Instagram but the quality will be gone. Such is life!
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ColetteSimonds says:

-Kytteh Wytchwood:

Then there will be thousands of people being reported.


Correct. Lots of people break the rules like you do. I never fail to report them if I come across their stream! one at a time, or many at a time.
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John Bilous J.C.N.J. says:

Vicky Roche:

I'd like to know how much $$ they get from PRO accts, thats not a profit
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John Bilous J.C.N.J. says:

Pacdog:

Are you for real the world needs to see my photos :)) and Flickr is /was my preferred method of delivering them to the masses.... :))))

Dude you dont change the rules mid-game , IT'S NOT COOL...
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prendergasttony says:

How does reducing the number of people that can view an image through groups help sell this product
Views will reduce, interaction between users will reduce & the smaller groups will stagnate
The problem surely is the administrators not doing the right thing (lazy)
If the shot is deemed to be posted to an incorrect group, then they should block the person concerned
None PRO, 30 groups not an option ,Instagram etc etc are better options
Good luck posting to Flickr Today, your shot will be on page twenty before you finish pressing the button, nobody will see it
Why not reduce the groups, get rid of the porn & close Explore
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Dee_Wells says:

kmacgray:

Networking with other image creators, and exposure to their images, which seems so incredibly obvious.
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XBXG says:

alexseville:

What an absolute STUPID idea!!!!!! :-((
Photo dumping is about dumping loads of photos in the same group at the same time, not one single photo in several groups.
This change of Flickr will kill the groups of Flickr.
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EnviouSLAY says:

alexseville:

How do you pick such a small number compared to where it was??
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John Bilous J.C.N.J. says:

60 groups per day not 60 groups period sounds better
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Seattle.roamer says:

www.flickr.com/photos/dee_wells/

" In my case, I can't add my images to anywhere near all those who invite my pics"

Please read what they wrote

"Invitations to add your photo to a group don’t count towards this limit"

Next...
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Kira Balestra (Owner of KiB Designs) says:

As always, the only way to improve a service is to make the user pay, it's stupid.
If you decided to take the same policy to improve many other problems that exist in FLickr and that really are much more annoying, you could do them, but no, you just need more PRO accounts, good excuse, but do not convince.
No, I do not like that change, there are many other important things to improve
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quick rule says:

mcnod:

I removed all my links. The reason I started promoting on Flickr is because I saw TONS of people promoting here too. So I thought, this must be allowed. I just read the spam policy and I see it isn't. I do think it is silly to say unsolicited material isn't allowed. That means Yahoo would have to personally ask me to promote my goods. They aren't going to do that.
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Charly Keating says:

Vicky Roche:

I agree with you 100% This will not bully me into paying for Flickr which is DOWN half the time now anyway. Change the Panda to a Baboon cause that's what running Flickr now.........this is stupid!!
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Kira Balestra (Owner of KiB Designs) says:

this is not a major improvement, it's just a camouflaged excuse -_-
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kmacgray says:

Dee_Wells:

Dozens of groups instead of thousands still seems effective for meeting that goal. I highly doubt people who are adding images to 5,000 groups are actually participating in them.
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LightInThisWorld says:

I applaud this move.
Would be even better if such a limit is also imposed on the number of groups Flickr users can be members of.
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MikeTheExplorer says:

Thanks Flickr! Adding my pics to over 30 groups was for me the way to get the word out there and promote my photography. Flickr should've consulted with the users before deciding on limiting the amount of groups a picture can belong to.
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scotty-70 says:

More reason for me to continue to migrate to other platforms. People have tried to tell me for ages Flickr was a dying site which is no longer relevant. Thanks for proving them right Flickr.
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scotty-70 says:

More reason for me to continue to migrate to other platforms. People have tried to tell me for ages Flickr was a dying site which is no longer relevant. Thanks for proving them right Flickr.
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EnviouSLAY says:

As someone who advertises in over 300 groups for exposure, and groups pertaining to my art, this is disheartening.
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The Searcher says:

XBXG: "This change of Flickr will kill the groups of Flickr."

Did you read the original post? 99% of all photos submitted to groups are submitted to less than 60 groups. So this change will likely have ZERO negative effect for virtually everyone that uses the site.
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kmacgray says:

-Kytteh Wytchwood:

Your images still need to be filtered correctly. Simply making them private doesn't change that. Private images still need to be filtered properly.
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The Searcher says:

EnviouSLAY: You can't use Flickr for advertising products, so this fixes that problem as well.
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MabelAmber️®***Pluto5339*** incognito says:

John Bilous J.C.N.J.:

,it makes no sense all it does is restrict people for no reason

Yes there is a reason, as it says in the OP:

We’ve received a lot of feedback from Flickr groups owners about helping them manage spammers.
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quick rule says:

kmacgray:

Oh gee, thanks for that. I did not know it wasn't allowed. I saw a large community of people doing it, so I thought it was allowed. I have removed all my links. If I had known I couldn't put url's in the description box, I wouldn't have done so. I am not a malicious person.
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kmacgray says:

-Kytteh Wytchwood:

Also see my comment above about filtering your images.
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MabelAmber️®***Pluto5339*** incognito says:

-Kytteh Wytchwood:

So I thought, this must be allowed.

If I had known I couldn't put url's in the description box, I wouldn't have done so.

Just because many people dodge the guidelines doesn't mean they are doing the right thing.

When you join a site you need to take a look at the Guidelines, there are there for a purpose. The link is / was in the footer:

www.flickr.com/help/guidelines
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quick rule says:

kmacgray:

All the avatars in my pics are clothed. I am guessing it is the style of the clothing on them. I put everything to Moderate, even the pics that are just headshots because I don't know what you people consider to be Moderate.
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kmacgray says:

-Kytteh Wytchwood:

You people?
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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Ho Hum says:

GREAT! Well done Flickr!
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the foreign photographer - ฝรั่งถ่ says:

I see that a photo of mine with now over 2,000 views will not be allowed to go into a '2000 or more' view group because it is already in 300 groups. I guess I will have to delete groups to get it to 59 groups so I can put it in the over 2000 views group. Or just forget all those photos that are in over 60 groups which a lot of mine are.
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Leszek W :) says:

suziegurl60:

Definitely step backwards. time to consider other platforms :(
Posted 17 months ago. ( permalink )

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jonathan charles photo says:

For many types of photo there are way more than 60 groups that are specifically relevant and a lot of photos include several categories, each with a number of interested groups.

For example a B&W portrait of a beautiful woman taken on a beach in California has (at least) 5 different categories of potential interest, each with a large number of specifically related groups. So why should it restricted to just some arbitrary total of 30 or 60?

I think the result will be that many people will "reserve" their photos for the large established groups, and smaller or new groups will not be supported.

As a group admin I often only find out about someone with overlapping photographic interests when they post one of their photos to my group – if the photo turns out not to fit the group theme sufficiently I simply don't accept it. The real problem with group "spam" is that too many admins lose interest in their groups and simply let them become dumping grounds for off-topic images.
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MabelAmber️®***Pluto5339*** incognito says:

-Kytteh Wytchwood:

because I don't know what you people consider to be Moderate.

Seems like you missed my earlier comment where I posted a link to a Help Article, where Flickr explains the filters, here is the link again:

help.yahoo.com/kb/flickr-for-desktop/sln15848.html

(There's a lot of "don't knows" in your posts, yet all the necessary information about how to use the site is available, without too much trouble.)
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Bregalis says:

I think the unintended consequence here is going to be a significant reduction in the number of viable groups. It would certainly seem that it would be more difficult to start a new group or maintain a smaller one.
I post to up to 70+ pertinent groups and always follow group rules. And am now considered a spammer? Oh, and I'm not a "Pro" - costs too much.
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John Bilous J.C.N.J. says:

MabelAmber️®***Pluto5339***Incognito:

so take it out on the spammers not on everybody,this is wrong and you know it...
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