Confirm that you want to delete your account by clicking OK – Next. my photos are posted on hundreds of blogs with deep links and no back-links. You can change your default options for new ... Creative Commons. Posted 79 months ago. This was a direct result of me pissing off the powers over at Yahoo and then resulted in my Flickr account deleted. maybe no staffer was directly involved. ), sweet distin - The problem arises only if you're using Flickr to store the actual copy of the picture that appears on your blog without linking. PredatorsPrey. I don't need your password. Some pro members have thousands. Not being able to correct mistakes/misjudgements made by personnel, is something a company like Flickr should be working on yesterday! i guess they todo list got longer, and it is sorted by priority, not FIFO. Posted ages ago. Posted 79 months ago. [edited] - my mistake. Please don't tell me to go to the community in your group. In the spirit of transparency it would be nice to have an actual informed answer to this question from Flickr staff. So this is not an issue in this case. Wait 10 days and then rep[ly to that email with the corresponding case number. Yesterday, Flickr inadvertently deleted a member’s account. I have poked the beast on numerous occasions and been extensively involved in the Flickr adult community. Flickr has no filter settings for text, we're allowed to put whatever vulgar musings we want on the page, even if it's on a photo of a butterfly. Something not right. Posted ages ago. Ivan Paganacci. Really, you have to piss off the wrong people by either being into some pretty dark stuff, which I shall not mention here, or violate one of the rules as laid out in section 6: Posted ages ago. permalink Thanks for clarifying. The second happens the same way but in reverse, a deletion on Yahoo results in a recommendation to scrub the Flickr account to. ), Flickr logo. They owe us a sane and responsible account deletion policy where accounts are not permanently deleted, but rather are suspended temporarily allowing mistakes to be reversed and an appeals process for users who think that their deletion was unfair. so if the images above were in his account, it is very strange that they are still there - unless his account has just been blocked, but not really deleted. Sometimes after we upload a photo, we realize there was something we forgot to edit out. Check your Flickrmail Which is weird. We are also going to work with the team to do what we can so we don't make this kind of error again. I have escalated your email to a senior representative in Posted ages ago. . Posted ages ago. Posted ages ago. 4 months ago permalink. Guidelines. Posted ages ago. ), kathynails867: I really appreciate all your responses here! It's all speculation until you've heard back from Flickr with the definitive reason... He said the process had been set in motion and couldnt be stopped... nonetheless the photos are there! The CG talk about images you have created yourself, not images that you have a license to use. ), I got scrubbed by Yahoo staff in 2009. Flickr accidentally deletes user's 4,000 photos Photo-sharing site Flickr has accidentally erased five year's worth of images from a user's account. ), Hi all, this probably means that they don't backup contacts and messages. Not rigid requirements. Because that's exactly the sort of thing that they swore "safeguards" would be put in place to prevent, well over a year ago. ( permalink Posted ages ago. You can either delete your Flickr Account permanently or you can temporarily deactivate your Flickr account with the help of Flickr parent site which is Yahoo. Confirm that you want to delete your account by clicking OK – Next. ), Maybe they're beta testing the new account undeletion feature. If you delete your Yahoo account, the Flickr account associated with that account will be deleted as well. ), Well i dont think this topic is getting heated. Sign up here. https://www.flickr.com/photos/your_flickr_address) * Also, did Flickr explain to you what their mistake was, exactly? ( permalink ( permalink Thank you for the help. that's an easy thing to do (for software engineers). As of today, you have two options: Keep your photos up and pay for a Pro account ($50/year). Even if Flickr does actually possess the ability to restore accounts, they'd be unlikely to use it in your case because then it would prove that they could do it for others as well. Posted ages ago. congratulations! photoshop brushes, stock props ect. I have tried on numerous occasions and succeeded in getting my account deleted. Like. I just want to make sure this won't happen again. 0. If you create a new account, the emails and contacts can be moved to the new account. Posted ages ago. ) Zack Sheppard (staff) edited this topic ages ago. :( Its not that hard to start over. If flickr decides to blame me for the actions of others, and deletes my account? Posted ages ago. Flickr under SmugMug is clearly plucking down. Rian ( permalink At the very least, they should send an email at the time of deletion, with a specific reason for the deletion. For instance of someone shoots young girls secretly in public, and say they're just a "street photographer" and it's innocent. However Flickr can take the text and tags on the page when assessing the intent of a photographer. But to your point, both threads where Flores was complaining about his account being deleted yesterday were locked by Flickr staff. ( permalink Before my account was deleted I didn't get ANY notice, e-mail, nothing. ( permalink www.flickr.com/help/forum/en-us/102335/ Can anyone recommend a flickr - disk move utility? ), A "holding pen" for deleted accounts has been requested many times - at one point, a Staff member even said it was being implemented... ( permalink my account has been mysteriously deleted as well yesterday, I have been in touch with flickr staff and they have emailed me the following : Posted ages ago. Foot Fetish photos are a perfect example of this. ( permalink ), Stiff Rooster: Maybe my joke wasn't a joke! Zack Sheppard (staff) edited this topic ages ago. Posted ages ago. It can be a huge job, you have to consider what it's all worth to you. i don't do that, but other people do. ), and Rian has only 20 public photos on flickr. Our policy is not to discuss account deletions in public because of privacy issues. ), Zack you need to consider something real quick. I also personally reached out to that user whose threads we closed in order to bump the case up the food chain here. Posted 79 months ago. ( permalink It now uses your son's email address to access the account. Staff will not tell you exactly what you did wrong. Posted 79 months ago. Posted ages ago. Much more. Those are the quick and concise steps for how to delete your Flickr account, but maybe you need a little more guidance. 3. i was never told that was a problem, and it's the case with a number of flickr users. But for posting the home addresses of some Flickr staff. I always sign into Flickr using my gmail account. I am drafting a plan to move the photos as they are on flickr to a backup disk and drive. ( permalink In the best interest of the user yesterday, we closed those threads. Keep in mind that when you delete either your Flickr or Yahoo account, you'll also be deleting your login information and would have to re-register in order to begin again. I would also like to know why there isn't a safety net. You are not taking any risks if the image is stored in both places. www.flickr.com/help/forum/en-us/102331/ Click on the Forgot password? My account was also deleted. ), Yeah I'd imagine an occasional section of building or background person, isn't really going to raise the alarms. You may want to try and work out what it was and recover the yahoo account then delete the Flickr profile and then finally the yahoo one. ( permalink You cannot use your Flickr account to host images for business sites such as eBay and craigslist. My Flickr account was deleted as ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) or kathynails1 . A problem is new accounts are limited to sending emails to 10 recipients per day until the account builds a reputation. ( permalink Posted 79 months ago. You also won’t be able to upload any more photos to your account if you’ve hit that 1,000 limit. Posted ages ago. Posted 79 months ago. Unless like some other words you use far too often, "locked" doesn't mean what you think it means. ), Actually having a way to quickly delete all of my messages, I would consider a feature. Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. 3. indeed i don't see why flickr would have delete your account www.flickr.com/photos/rianflynn/ ) [edit to add:] Before you proceed, keep in mind that... Edit photos in the Flickr app. Staff will be able to tell you if that was the case. link in the next screen that appears to send yourself a password reset email. Posted ages ago. Click Delete your account. Then I delete my Flickr account. One of my photos just hit 20,000 views! good to know! that happens all the times. ), sweet distin If none of that matters then no worries, gone is gone and no harm done. Do you have a Flickr account? If someone else deleted your account, Flickr can give you the old URL back. ( permalink Posted ages ago. Get 24/7 live expert help with your Yahoo needs—from email and passwords, technical questions, mobile email and more. I'm sure they will get views! Make sure any inquire you make is clear and precise with as much information about the old account as possible. So there's your warning. I did not delete my own account and my current profile page say that I would and only came back to say goodbye to all my contacts. I don't know anymore. Under Web Address, click delete your Flickr account. ). Getting involved in rows here will get you nowhere. ), Thanks a lot Zack! Posted 79 months ago. i guess that for some reason your photos were generating heavy traffic, causing them to blip high on flickr's bandwidth radar. ( permalink ( permalink I have followed numerous photogs who flirted with the powers at Flickr. Posted ages ago. I need your help once again. ), Wow thank you so much everyone! Posted ages ago. So, on a personal level, it's difficult for me to see "censorship" bandied around when the actions taken were taken specifically to Those are the quick and concise steps for how to delete your Flickr account, but maybe you need a little more guidance. It's not even the pictures that I'm worried about, it's the vast and rich social metadata surrounding the photographs. This would involve no programming resources whatsoever, is simply a policy change, and seems like a fair request given your track record for bad account deletions and you're unwillingness to consider an account recovery option. ), Hey yeah it looks like they restored my photos as well. ( permalink From now on, Flickr will only host 1,000 photos for free, and if you have more than that uploaded to the site, it will stop displaying them. I checked my mail and I found there a Flickr message ,from 2019, which means the mail had an account associated to it. ), The Searcher 'However, just because it's a posted policy, doesn't mean it's an effective customer service strategy.' This is how they would treat a long time customer. for a certain retention period. ( permalink This includes other people's photos www.RianFlynn.com I hope flickr makes this right! Under “Personal Information,” click Delete Your Flickr Account. ), rianflynn I'm really just interested in getting my old url back. ), or a restore from backup. You post about your account deletion in the help forum. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone. I had sooo many contacts though! Flickr is a customer-friendly. And getting moved from safe to mod or restricted better than deletion. Flickr is a customer-friendly. 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