), ColleenM: In the past they've said they cannot. ), Whew, ok here we go (you all have built up so much intrigue around this that I'm actually all nervous to post!) Can I be given a reasonable explaination outside of a generic letter, so this won't happen again. ( permalink Gwen I have had them backed up before, and I have multiple copies of that backup, but to get them all from their backed-up state to flickr again would take more man hours than I would have have to give. ), and Rian has only 20 public photos on flickr. This includes other people's photos my account has been mysteriously deleted as well yesterday, I have been in touch with flickr staff and they have emailed me the following : You can change your default options for new ... Creative Commons. Can anyone recommend a flickr - disk move utility? Posted ages ago. We are also going to work with the team to do what we can so we don't make this kind of error again. If someone else deleted your account, Flickr can give you the old URL back. Thank you for the help. info.yahoo.com/legal/us/yahoo/utos/utos-173.html ( permalink ( permalink ( permalink I am drafting a plan to move the photos as they are on flickr to a backup disk and drive. Maybe they offer you back a credit towards a new Pro account. Since you said you're not working on that feature, I'd highly suggest that the team start because at the rate this is going, people are going to start being afraid to post their photos on Flickr and will go to other websites. Posted ages ago. ) ), or maybe it triggered some automatic account deletion process. Flickr adds account-undelete option. www.flickr.com/help/forum/en-us/102335/ but then, if that was an issue, flickr should have just asked him to change his username. Posted ages ago. ( permalink :// I'm so stressed about this. farm4.static.flickr.com/3614/3656503484_880444f3fc_b.jpg Hey there! Whatever i did wrong i will happily stop doing! If you have a Flickr Pro subscription, open "Settings" from the camera icon and click "View your order … ), The reason my account was deleted was because I was posting the images without linking back to flickr. Posted ages ago. ), i'm happy it turned out well. ( permalink ), ColleenM: someone is a bit too trigger-happy at flickr? Posted ages ago. Not for any images. congratulations! Posted ages ago. ), phew! Like. ), Wow thank you so much everyone! ( permalink Posted ages ago. 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. ), Flickr logo. loupiote (Old Skool) pro edited this topic ages ago. Posted ages ago. Under “Personal Information,” click Delete Your Flickr Account. ), I played with the url on that link rian, and the smaller sizes are still there, too. Posted ages ago. ), I'm very confused. Posted ages ago. I had sooo many contacts though! Also, did Flickr explain to you what their mistake was, exactly? ), kathynails867: I guess I was asking if you got any word from staff that they actually deleted your account. ( permalink : my photos are posted on hundreds of blogs with deep links and no back-links. AND FAST! ), The Searcher: That does look like restored with images AND comments intact... ( permalink I am proud to have incorporated others' work into my photographs, and I won't apologize for it, and I know Flickr won't delete my account for it because that would be customer-hostile behavior. www.flickr.com/photos/rianflynn/ Some of my images have hundreds of comments, and they often make up the fabric of the history of the image. Thomas Hawk edited this topic ages ago. Guidelines. Posted ages ago. In the spirit of transparency it would be nice to have an actual informed answer to this question from Flickr staff. So I doubt that would be the issue here. ) Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. ( permalink ( permalink mhhh... assuming that all the photos are his work and he did not infringe on anyone else's copyright, it would seem pretty strange. Posted ages ago. Along with my Yahoo account. Just to clarify, if i post a picture on my blog (without linking to flickr) and also post it here, am i breaking some rule that risks me getting deleted? Under Web Address, click delete your Flickr account. I'd love nothing more than to hear them articulate that they actually can. draw your conclusions from there. They said it was overkill and they are trying to insure things like this dont happen. ( permalink not nearly as bad as it could have been and it looks like I dont have to worry about pro until 2013 ), Unlike the paranoid ramblings of some, I see no reason why Flickr would want to hide the fact that it has a capability to restore deleted accounts, if in fact it can do that. This Black Friday, get more light in your life with 25% off your first year of Flickr Pro. Posted ages ago. If the number is less than 5 (despite the 5,000 new photos uploaded a minute) it would seem that sending out 5 warning emails would not in fact be a substantive work load increase for someone. Zack, how is it that Flickr has time to code the entire site so that it shows me Thomas Hawk a different staff on the ""about Flickr" staff page then every other Flickr member, but they don't have time to code a far more important thing like account deletion recovery? Posted ages ago. If you click it, you'll go home. So there's your warning. ), Stiff Rooster: Posted ages ago. Something not right. ), Zack you need to consider something real quick. I have tried on numerous occasions and succeeded in getting my account deleted. Like. So, on a personal level, it's difficult for me to see "censorship" bandied around when the actions taken were taken specifically to Posted 79 months ago. Did you have more than twenty? someone is a bit too trigger-happy at flickr? Just make certain you behave here as well as other areas of Yahoo. ), I just checked the hard links for my site. Posted at 3:46AM, 7 August 2009 PST Thanks for clarifying. ( permalink thanks flickr! I asked them to restore my account temporarily in order that i could download them but was informed that entire collection deleted from server. ( permalink farm4.static.flickr.com/3190/2669267547_66b12c65fa_b.jpg Posted ages ago. i remember seing some of your photos in explore (i think) or in some groups, e.g. How to delete individual photos or videos Click on the photo or video you wish to delete. I have escalated your email to a senior representative in Not the community hard & fast rules. I would like to see everything instead of black photos that I have to overide individually. ), I'm pretty disappointed to hear that the 'holding pen' idea seems no longer to be on the to-do list. If he was using Craigslist to sell prints, or otherwise promote something, and it wasn't an every-so-often thing, that could be enough to run afoul of the "don't use Flickr for commercial purposes" rule. ), I agree on the pressing need for a better way of dealing with this sort of thing; you can either go for a holding pen/undelete approach, or simply email a warning before deleting people in the first place, but you've got to do better than this. Since most people don't read the guidelines, it would at least limit the confusion that some have when they don't realize they broke a rule. I likewise have had Flickr accounts deleted fir bad behavior but it did not trickle ok very to Yahoo. So if you posted the picture and used the blog to store it you would be OK. I have over 500 photos on there with no backup. But as BU said above, the only way you'll ever know is to use the Flickr can now restore accounts within 90 days. Posted ages ago. Posted 79 months ago. Thank you for clarifying. ( permalink It's just not scalable, so there will be those moments where people who are otherwise wonderful Flickr citizens run into our process around content flagging, etc. I don't care if they acted "heavy handed" or "rashly", they would still destroy unrecoverable content and history, with that mistake. ), Well i dont think this topic is getting heated. Hit the "Delete your Flickr account" link located in the "Your Flickr Account" section. ( permalink ( permalink ), Hello folks, Most of the elements were shot by me and the occasional add-in i purchased the rights to use from stock. Flickr locks the thread where you complain about being deleted so as to diminish bad PR. Maybe Zack just meant that they aren't actively working on it. I can just imagine the backlash that could happen against that staff member, regardless of whether what (s)he did was an appropriate response (deleting the account). There are times when the speculation is so far off the truth that it ends up creating confusion, especially for the account holder who is already feeling confused. I checked my mail and I found there a Flickr message ,from 2019, which means the mail had an account associated to it. ), So, what happened to change that? My Flickr account was deleted as ( kathy.nails@ymail.com ) or kathynails1 . ( permalink ) ( permalink farm4.static.flickr.com/3098/3159331610_ba27336572_b.jpg Stewart Butterfield said to not have this was sort of operational functionality was a mistake almost three years ago. This was a direct result of me pissing off the powers over at Yahoo and then resulted in my Flickr account deleted. I hope flickr makes this right! Flickr just deleted my account of 500 photos without warning. One of my photos just hit 20,000 views! ), "I'm sorry to disappoint that it's not the result of a feature. 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. But to your point, both threads where Flores was complaining about his account being deleted yesterday were locked by Flickr staff. Posted ages ago. Change your Flickr password Change your Flickr password on a web browserWhile logged in, go to your account settings.On the top right, select Edit your password.Enter … Posted ages ago. ( permalink Posted ages ago. ( permalink Posted ages ago. As of today, you have two options: Keep your photos up and pay for a Pro account ($50/year). After contacting them I received an email informing me that it was due to breach of TOS. ), It seems like there is a lot of speculation here as to exactly what Flickr's capabilities are in this regard. Do you have a Flickr account? While rianflynn may be ok with this, personally I'm horrified that Flickr might simply delete an account, even in error, and have it gone permanently and irrevocably forever. Also, if pressing a button to send an automated warning email is simply "too much work" for Flickr prior to deleting accounts, how about agreeing to warn paying Pro account users which probably represent less than 2% of the users on the site. We have heard your feedback about that here, and in the past, and we know it is on some people's wish list, but it's not something that we are working on currently. www.flickr.com/groups/unsafe MabelAmber® ***Pluto5339*** Queen of Streetshots: Make sure any inquire you make is clear and precise with as much information about the old account as possible. OR BETTER: flickr should just detect if the user-name is in the form of (or looks like) a URL - using pattern-matching, and not allow those user names! They need to consider this more than a "not at this time" objective. So much for transparency. www.rianflynn.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=a... Go to Flickr.com; Click your icon in the upper left corner of your Flickr and click Settings. ), The posts were on Fredmiranda.com/forum/ and i didn't link back. Posted ages ago. Posted ages ago. Delete photos and videos in the Flickr app. Sign up here. ( permalink ( permalink This is how they would treat a long time customer. I don't know anymore. Only Flickr staff will be able to clarify. I was thinking of getting another Pro account for what it's worth,but wont do that until I hear from Flickr staff as to excatly what I did wrong. It says "accounts may be deleted without warning." ), Thomas Hawk ( permalink ), they restored my photos as well. Posted ages ago. Because I did not really understand the rules, guidelines. ::confused:: Flickr account name was his website's URL - possible that was a factor... Once Zack explains, I'm sure we'll get the whole story and if they're claiming outright that what whomever did was overkill, I'm sure they are also taking care of that issue behind the scenes. ( permalink Posted ages ago. ( permalink Posted 79 months ago. Posted ages ago. Posted ages ago. Wait 10 days and then rep[ly to that email with the corresponding case number. ( permalink Of every day. 2. Staff take accounts which repeatedly violate safety settings and sets the account on permanent Restriction. ( permalink Posted ages ago. If you don't see how you were breaking the rules, the group I linked to above can help you figure it out and can help you keep your account reviewed as 'safe' in the future. Thank you. ( permalink Posted ages ago. ( permalink He said the process had been set in motion and couldnt be stopped... nonetheless the photos are there! So if this isn't a fluke, it could just be that this is a very recent change, and Flickr just hasn't gotten around to advertising it yet. Posted ages ago. When you use Flickr's resources to store a picture so you can use it somewhere else on the web, you must provide a link back to the photopage on Flickr any time you use it somewhere else. ), In fact, if you go look at the other recent case you championed, TH, the same phenomenon doesn't occur. i guess they todo list got longer, and it is sorted by priority, not FIFO. What happened to the OP is what we called a "scrub", which means all presence on Yahoo and Flickr have been wiped clear. We consider security a top priority. ( permalink All being said, i understand the mistake and i am happy with the way flickr handled this one. ( permalink If none of that matters then no worries, gone is gone and no harm done. ( ), Wow. I always sign into Flickr using my gmail account. Users should consider that an endless back and forth of "Well, look at this and this, this is probably why you were deleted," just isn't useful. ) Posted ages ago. Like. Its nice to have the support of the community through this! Posted ages ago. Posted ages ago. Normally if you violate some rule here on Flickr it's just your Flickr account that goes, not your Yahoo account. ), I would like to see an official and public statement from Flickr as to why customers do not receive an email before an account is deleted. Sorry about the wait ttyl :) ( permalink Posted ages ago. ( permalink Getting involved in rows here will get you nowhere. people usually register a domain with their name (or nickname) if they can. ( permalink Some pro members have thousands. I checked my mail and I found there a Flickr message ,from 2019, which means the mail had an account associated to it. ( permalink Flickr is a customer-friendly. Posted ages ago. 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. I have followed numerous photogs who flirted with the powers at Flickr. ( permalink Yeah, flagging problems usually result in a "unsafe" review, not account deletion. ), kathynails867: Under “Personal Information,” click Delete Your Flickr Account. Those are the quick and concise steps for how to delete your Flickr account, but maybe you need a little more guidance. Posted ages ago. ( permalink Please allow some time ( permalink Will Flickr actually delete my account? Posted ages ago. Any google searches for the farm URLs return dead links. ( permalink I'm afraid this isn't the result of some work we're doing on a restore feature. I was under the impression, also from certain post in past threads that deletion might extend to repeatedly misflagging individual photos. [edited] - my mistake. Help for your Yahoo Account Select the product you need help with and find a solution Yahoo questions? Posted 79 months ago. I also would like you to make sure that my settings are restricted except for my videos which are moderate. First, is to behave in such a horrible fashion on Flickr, staff deletes the Flickr account and then forwards a recondition to Yahoo to follow suit. tangbunna. Rian Before deleting an account, Flickr reviews the content and activity against the Community Guidelines and deletes only when that is the appropriate action according to their policies. The most upsetting thing is that after I put a lot of work into posting photos and videos, the staff should have the courtesy of sending me a notice of what bothered them instead of just deleting my account. indeed i don't see why flickr would have delete your account www.flickr.com/photos/rianflynn/ I have tried emailing CS, but i haven't gotten a response! this probably means that they don't backup contacts and messages. ), So I'm assuming that if they can recover Rian Flynn's account then they should have no trouble restoring Edelson Flores' account from yesterday too no? ), It's nothing to do with nick-names - your Flickr user-name is loupiote (old skool) - that's not a website URL. ( permalink You try and contact them via email to object and they won't return your emails. And my images are stolen all the time, and used on external sites and forums with no regard for pesky flickr rules. ) 10. Getting scrubbed reaches far deeper than showing some boobies on your buddy icon. :( Its not that hard to start over. Confirm that you want to delete your account by clicking OK – Next. Posted ages ago. They will tell you which of the Community Guidelines you were violating. Posted ages ago. If you click it, you'll go home, www.flickr.com/photos/125549722@N07/14282450489/. ), kathynails867: I can easily host these from my site from this point on. I'm sure they will get views! My account just disappeared Even changing that she said it was too suggestive. These pics were shirtless guys (not porn!) :( Posted 79 months ago. My Flickr account was deleted as ( kathy.nails@ymail.com ) or kathynails1 . ), Flickr's "public statement" as to why customers don't get a warning email is right in the Community Guidelines. many of his photos were posted on sacramento.craigslist.org/ (music section), with deep links to some of his hi-res his flickr images, which, by the way, still seem to exist on the flickr farm, e.g. I'm sorry but I strongly feel this should be on Flickr's wishlist! check it: Can Flickr restore deleted accounts? I would recommend: Just post photos. It would seem to make sense to have someone from Flickr explain exactly what their new found capabilities are, that is if a little transparency is not too much to ask. Posted ages ago. Which is weird. Click the Edit icon then select Delete. View Entire Discussion (2 Comments) More posts from the flickr community. If the account needs to be restored, they remove the invisible flag and re-enable the account. If you have received an automated response do not send in a new request for help. That also can be very confusing. Not just one or two, but every one I tried. I need your help once again. Posted ages ago. Flickr deleted my Pro Account with no warning...Do NOT Believe Their Marketing that it is a safe backup . ). Posted 79 months ago. It's not even the pictures that I'm worried about, it's the vast and rich social metadata surrounding the photographs. ( permalink Much more. Not allowed. 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. ), Yeah I'd imagine an occasional section of building or background person, isn't really going to raise the alarms. If flickr decides to blame me for the actions of others, and deletes my account? I have started a plan to inventory my flickr photos and make sure they are completely backed up. All seems well now as she went through all my photos and videos. haha i'm talking about elements within my art. But they are reasonable questions nonetheless. Flickr closed one of these threads just a few weeks ago when you said I wore a tinfoil hat. ( permalink ), It's not yet been shown that the images themselves had any bearing on the account deletion - I'd be betting more on either the URL being used as the user-name, or the Craig's List matter. I've invested hundreds if not thousands of hours in my own Flickrstream. Is this not his account? Scroll down until you get to the bottom of the page. ( permalink Posted ages ago. ( permalink Any one of them can go belly up, crash or sizzle without notice. ), there seems to be a pattern. 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. 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