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(help!) Cant change profile picture or set ANY picture to safe

beach111111 says:

Hey, on my other profile i used a profile picture and cover with nudity in it without knowing that wasnt allowed on flickr. Now when i try setting a totally safe picture as profile picture / cover nothing happens at all and the default profile picture still remains.
Is this kind of a shadow ban or something like that and will it return to normal after a period?
Or anyone know what this is or how to fix it?
Thanks in advance
Posted at 12:08PM, 18 July 2021 PDT ( permalink | reply )

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ernstkers says:

beach111111:

anyone know what this is or how to fix it?

Likely your account is set by staff to moderate or restricted. Check this page: help.flickr.com/en_us/account-reviewed-as-moderate-or-res...
Posted 3 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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beach111111 says:

ernstkers:

Thanks but when i follow the tutorial and try changing my photos to restricted i get this message "Operation failed. That has been moderated by Flickr staff, and cannot be changed"
Posted 3 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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beach111111 says:

Anyone know what to do? I was able to change my profile picture through my phone app btw but still cant change the cover photo. Also all uploads are automatically set to restricted and i cant change it no matter how safe the picture is.
Posted 2 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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ernstkers says:

beach111111:

Anyone know what to do?

The bottom of the page to which I linked before says:
Still need help?
and then a button:
Contact us
which leads to this page: help.flickr.com/contact
Posted 2 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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mag3737 says:

The following group has a history of helping people learn/resolve situations regarding safety flagging. Perhaps you can also find further assistance there.
www.flickr.com/groups/unsafe/
Posted 2 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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Flickr Staff

R L Catlow says:

ernstkers:

mag3737:

Thanks for jumping in!

beach111111:

I am sending over an email to help out with your account.

Thanks!
Posted 2 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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beach111111 says:

mag3737:

Thank you i will try ask for help there!
Posted 2 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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beach111111 says:

R L Catlow:
Hey did you mean you were sending a mail to my flickr account or to flickr support?
Posted 2 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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mag3737 says:

beach111111:

When Flickr help sends mail like that it is to the email address that you have associated with your Flickr account.
Posted 2 weeks ago. ( permalink | reply )

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