Getting that few moments of fame on the Internet is a desired by most of the netizens. Be it on YouTube or any popular image sharing website, we want our videos or photos to remain at the top. Here are some of the free photo sharing websites, which have become very popular among the users recently.
With a huge user base of 51 million registered members, Flickr is undoubtedly among the top in the list. The popularity of the site is also supported by its 80 million unique visitors uploading quality photos and videos daily. To get more personal and ensure all-time availability to its mobile users, Flickr has also launched mobile app for iOS, Windows phones, and Android smartphones.
Snapfish is a photo sharing and online printing initiative by Hewlett-Packard. Registration to the site is completely free. Users can only pay per download. The site has amazing integration to the popular social media sites, like Facebook, MySpace, and Blogger. Snapfish has an excess of 90,000,000 registered users.
One important and consistent name in the list is Picasa. An initiative of Google, Picasa image organizer, image viewer, and digital image editor, the site offers amazing compatibility across different operating systems, such as Windows, Mac, and Linux with impressive photo backup feature.
Pinterest has a unique style of photo sharing offer. The site enables the users to pin-board their images. Launched in March 2010, the site has remarkable attracted 11,700,000 registered users so far. Along with free accounts, Pinterest also invites users to create business accounts and open business pages allowing them to promote their business online.
Photobucket is the default image sharing platform for Twitter. The site is a top-notched image and video hosting website and also an online community with more than 100 million registered members, uploading more than four million photos and videos daily. Photobucket offers 2GB of storage space and 10 GB of bandwidth for sharing.
Smile by Webshots
Smile by Webshots is one of the oldest entrants in this list that came into being in 1995. Operating under brand name ‘Smile’, the site is the best example of a cloud based photo and video management and sharing platform. The services are completely free of cost for the users during the transition period.
500px (Five Hundred Pixels)
500px aka Five Hundred Pixels came in to existence in 2003. In last 3 years the website grew from a mere 1000 users to 1,500,000 users. The site gives ratings to the photos in terms of ‘Pulses’ and allows all the users a fair chance to bring their uploads the main page of the site.
The list of impressive photo and video sharing sites is growing day by day. More and more new entrants are coming to market everyday with their innovative offerings. However, at the backend, every site is supported by a robust web hosting, especially speaking, image hosting set up. Website development and web hosting has reached to it ultimate height where unique and innovative style of image and video uploading sites are coming for users’ delight.