Today, I tried downloading photos from Google Images and Flickr, but could not. The photo capsule alerted me to the fact that the site was not compatible, i.e., only jpg, etc. However, the photos I selected were jpg. I tried loading the same photos onto my computer, but ran into the same issue. Where am I going wrong?
This may be a problem with the browser. I used to have this problem when I used IE , after shifting to fire Fox and chrome these problems do not arise. Try using another browser.
Google images i.e. that is the photos and images on Google images may not be copyright free. It is better to use a site that clearly has photos that are free to use in your articles.
One problem that may occur if you use images here that the photographer has 'watermarked' you will eventually be asked to remove that image.
I have photos on Google that have very 'subtle watermarks' on them because I do not wish people to use my images without my consent.
Google images does not ask permission before gathering up images from blogs and hubs and putting them on their images search.
by Janis Leslie Evans 5 years ago
Regarding the latest newsletter about incorrectly crediting images, is it suggested that we take down all images that are not copyrighted or cites "google images" or "microsoft images." Should we, who are guilty, expect a violation email soon? Or worse, get idled?
by Jeff Davis 8 years ago
is it necessary to cite the origin of your photos if you downloaded them from somewhere? and is it necessary to copyright or somehow mark photos posted that you yourself has taken? thank you in advance for any input.
by Kent Merritt 9 years ago
I'm a relative newbie around here, so don't shoot me down if I'm asking something that's pretty obvious, but one big question I have is why HubPages doesn't allow you to add a link to a photo?! On so many websites, it's almost always assumed that clicking on a photo will direct you to the...
by DJ Funktual 10 years ago
I have no clue about these things and so I am appealing to peers for guidance.The only place I get photos from is Google-Images. dassit !There must be 20 more great places but i have no clue about where.Follow up question. Do you need permission to post these pix? What exactly is...
by gracenotes 8 years ago
I'm having some difficulty with the use of photos. In addition to my own photos, I have been using photos on the web which have a creative commons license. However, when I download these to my hub, some look fuzzy.I tried experimenting with re-sizing the photos. For instance, a 29...
by MM Del Rosario 9 years ago
This must be a silly question, but I just want to know if captions on photos are considred content / are they being read by the bot/ Say I wrote a 200 word artice and put about 5-7 photos with captions - are the captions being crawled by google ? thanks MM
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