How to post photos and videos more easily

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  1. Carabnr

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    OK wondering if anyone posts videos or photos from youtube or Instagram or flickr more easily and faster than directly from phone/ computer.
     
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    Yes, it seems faster to me. @Guy may need to validate but if the photo/video is already on the web, it's just a link to it. Uploading from your phone requires uploading, saving, indexing and then linking.

    Bob
     
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    I have tried to get a response on how to upload pics already on my PC like I did before the format change. No responses as of yet. All I find is where to go on the net. I don't store pics on the net.
     
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    1. Click on Upload File
    2. Click on Libraries
    3. Click the folder your pic is in
    4. Click on the pic(s) you want to upload

    Bingo bango.
     
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    I used photobucket in the past, but it has gotten so slow and advertisement bloated that now I find it much faster to upload directly to the forum. YMMV.

    JohnP
     
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    I usually upload one pic at a time, and only do 3 in one post cause it takes so long from my computer or phone. It's so much faster to go from my phone to instagram or flickr or you tube
     
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    What are the file size limits for uploading photos directly from library? I've tried a few times only to get a message saying the file is too big.
     
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    @Followingariver Not sure about file sizes but my pics seem to go through, slowly... but I haven't been able to upload short videos. Faster uploads if I'm at work. The other thing that is saving me time is to put all the pics I want to share in a folder on my desktop, and do a batch upload. Iphoto doesn't have to open everything that way.

    I figured out if you do a batch by selecting with command held down, and then wait for them all to upload, 10 maximum. Then as you type out you post and want to share a pic with it push one of the buttons, like full image for the pic u want to share. Keep writing and repeat.

    Hope this helps someone.
     
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    Also tried with flickr, that didn't flow right for me, I ended up with a link, but no pic... Perhaps I didn't do it right though.

    However, I was able to post video nicely via youtube.

     
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    Thanks Carabnr - I'll give this a shot.
     
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    Awesome, finally learned/ figured out how to insert a video---not that it was worth seeing, anyway :19:
     
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    @Doubles I just clicked on share and copied the URL that comes up.
     
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    Often tablets or phones don't give the image Url to be copied from some hosting sites , or is the device sometimes, like my tablet will work with flicker but not with photo bucket
     

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