I didnt personally make every thing and i didn't personally write the software. Posted ages ago. ), Nina Pearman: Not usually no. Please don't tell me to go to the community in your group. Flickr can now restore accounts within 90 days. And getting moved from safe to mod or restricted better than deletion. i guess that for some reason your photos were generating heavy traffic, causing them to blip high on flickr's bandwidth radar. Back up anything that's important to you: images, descriptions, contact lists, contact's e-mail addresses/ blog addresses/ websites, e-mails (sent or received by you) that you want to keep. Posted ages ago. 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. 4 months ago permalink. This thread has been closed by Flickr Staff. 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. Sign up here. 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. ( permalink ( permalink 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 … if anyone should be mad its me, but i'm just waiting to hear back from the staff! Flickr is a customer-friendly. ), rianflynn I'm really just interested in getting my old url back. ( permalink Maybe it's just some of them? That said, there absolutely should be a way to recover a deleted account, for those times when it was in error, or is not on a level of eggregious illegality, and can be easily fixed. I am going on an extended vacation and my pro account will have run out by then, and I'll be gone for over 100 days. So this is not an issue in this case. Posted ages ago. I checked my mail and I found there a Flickr message ,from 2019, which means the mail had an account associated to it. Posted 79 months ago. ( permalink It's not difficult, however, to think of ways that difficulty could be circumvented, by temporarily changing the image filename while an account is being investigated. ), MabelAmber® ***Pluto5339*** Queen of Streetshots: ), definitely looking forward to that explanation Zack. AND FAST! This action will take you to the "Delete Your Account page". ( permalink ), ColleenM: I had a pro account also which doesn't really mean much. ), Nina Pearman: ), Zack you need to consider something real quick. ), Thomas Hawk This way i dont have to redo all the links in my website and what not. They set accounts to "unsafe" for misflagged content, they should be able to set accounts to "unseen" for some deletion-level offenses, and give customers a chance to fix the issue, or point out Flickr's error. loupiote (Old Skool) pro edited this topic ages ago. If none of that matters then no worries, gone is gone and no harm done. check it: :// I'm so stressed about this. ), No one is more self-fulfilling when it comes to threads closing than you TH, but in this case I agree. Posted ages ago. ( ), Ideally, when Flickr "deletes" an account, they would disable the account and make the account. It now uses your son's email address to access the account. people usually register a domain with their name (or nickname) if they can. ), TH: the difference is, your guy's images are gone. www.flickr.com/help/forum/en-us/72157632717676962/#reply7... info.yahoo.com/legal/us/yahoo/utos/utos-173.html. Posted ages ago. 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. i guess they todo list got longer, and it is sorted by priority, not FIFO. Just make certain you behave here as well as other areas of Yahoo. (so that this does not happens to others) ( permalink ( permalink What if he wasn't lucky? Even though I could care less if you call me paranoid or not, I'd just as soon see this thread stay open so that they can answer rather than locking it to avoid answering the question. ), What staffer deleted your account? ), I would guess that their main argument would be that while the account isn't deleted, the original photos would be accessible by hard links. 1. Seems like the priorities are a bit out of order there. Posted ages ago. A bunch of images showing a pattern, could be a problem. I'm really just interested in getting my old url back. 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". It would be nice to hear from Flickr staff as to exactly what their capabilities are in this regard and when they've had them as in the past they've indicated that they are unable to restore deleted accounts. https://www.flickr.com/photos/your_flickr_address) * ), I'm pretty disappointed to hear that the 'holding pen' idea seems no longer to be on the to-do list. 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. ), phew! ), Actually having a way to quickly delete all of my messages, I would consider a feature. so they will never ask for it. farm4.static.flickr.com/3190/2669267547_66b12c65fa_b.jpg ), Stiff Rooster: for a follow-up reply to your question. What happens is that after a while, it suddenly says that the account doesnt exist anymore and to create a new account. ). But there should be a decent safety net to protect bonafide customers. I was under the impression, also from certain post in past threads that deletion might extend to repeatedly misflagging individual photos. ), rianflynn I'm sorry to disappoint that it's not the result of a feature. Nothing after it was deleted either. ), "I'm sorry to disappoint that it's not the result of a feature. After publicly criticizing their new policies, they deleted my account with no warning. Before my account was deleted I didn't get ANY notice, e-mail, nothing. ), Plus it's probably bad PR to draw a lot of attention to the fact that Flickr might have deleted an account for no discernible reason, or the wrong reason (as Flores was given yesterday by Flickr staff) -- especially when Flickr has no way to restore accounts once they delete them -- something Stewart Butterfield said was a "mistake" almost three years ago. No one ever needs your password to help you get your account straightened out. You try and contact them via email to object and they won't return your emails. ), So if other people blog my photo without linking back to flickr (something that none of us have any control over and I've had plenty of people do this sometimes where I'm not even aware) then I risk having my photostream nuked? ( permalink One of my photos just hit 20,000 views! I need your help once again. ( permalink ( permalink I'm sorry if that seems like censorship or seems like a brick not-transparent wall, but it's not. link in the next screen that appears to send yourself a password reset email. no no i'm not just posting images i purchased. Don’t upload anything that isn't yours. How to delete your Flickr account on Mac. ( permalink Flickr has no way to restore deleted accounts so you are just screwed. If you want to clear some space in your account or let go of some old memories, follow these steps to delete your content. Images and videos will be compressed to death if facebook buys flickr. Thank you for the help. If I sign into the account directly with my account it asks about merging the accounts since my account already has an email associated with it. Posted ages ago. I asked for two years of flickr pro and they gave me four years to compensate for the lost time. Posted ages ago. If you're having difficulty understanding the Flickr Community Guidelines and how they are applied to accounts with adult content, you may want to check out this group: Posted ages ago. Delete photos and videos in the Flickr app. Normally if you violate some rule here on Flickr it's just your Flickr account that goes, not your Yahoo account. ( permalink Actually, Kevin and I shut the two threads down yesterday about a deleted account not because we want to censor anyone, but in order to diminish rampant speculation about the account. Posted ages ago. ), 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. Now it is not. How to Open a Flickr Account. 1. ( permalink ), As for this particular case, it could very well be that significant traffic from Craiglist, raised an alarm for Flickr staff. 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