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Photobucket says photo-f**k-it, starts off-site image shakedown

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Re: Have they tried...

"Embedded images don't get much of a chance to display ads to the viewers;"

Doesn't sound very smart to me. They could easily have gone two routes: used their tag design to include two images, one an ad; or spend a little image-processing time to embed ads in copies of the uploaded picture which would then be served. Either way would mean viewers see ads (and the second way can't be blocked without blocking the payload--Ka-CHING!).

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