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[Acknowledged by Flickr Staff] Extremely low views and faves

Brooke Portilo says:

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Posted at 4:49PM, 16 October 2021 PST ( permalink | reply )
Brooke Portilo edited this topic 5 weeks ago.

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mag3737 says:

Maybe your Flickr viewers are just not on Flickr every day, but they sometimes have days when they are not active on Flickr. Such as weekends. Or workdays. Or (whatever pattern is relevant to whatever person.)
Posted 2 months ago. ( permalink | reply )

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John Frattura says:

Brooke Portilo:

Your most recent photo, that I think you posted 4 hrs ago has 63 faves. The next photo seems to have been posted 12 hrs ago, and has 125 faves. That seems to be an indication that your friends are seeing your images.
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dacioholgado says:

I have been having the same problem as the OP. Seems like the last 2 weekends, view counts are cut in half and I'm not getting the normal amount of faves as I was a few weeks back on my pictures. I have also had multiple friends confirm my pictures were not on their feed after posting. I ended up deleting and re-posting the picture and one could then see if on their feed once re-uploading.

Not sure if this is a random issue, but something definitely seems out of the ordinary the past week or two.
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Viejito says:

As mag3737 mentioned, there are so many reasons why people may not be seeing our photos: There may be an important soccer game on TV that keeps people’s attention, or a parade, or the beautiful weather keeps people outside with no thought of flickr, or maybe they do not like our latest photo that much... None of this is a reason to panic, to make charts of views and faves or to demand a constant number of views...
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dacioholgado says:

Viejito:

In all due respect, some of us do utilize Flickr for "Business Like" purposes as a way for Social Media where Views/Fave counts do play a role in our day to day activities. If our pictures are not being displayed to our audience and followers (which has been confirmed by friends of mine) then something is not working on Flickr's end and should be looked into and addressed (especially since some of us are paying customers into PRO level).

I do understand a day may have less views/faves than others based on what's going on in the world, but to the extent that mine and likely the OP is talking about is not "Normal" slower day numbers and something clearly was not working as peers posting at the same time did not seem impacted by this.

Again, Deleting and Reposting the picture seemed to fix my issue yesterday-- but it did happen last weekend as well so definitely an issue to be concerned with from my end.
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Nionyn_ says:

dacioholgado:

...some of us do utilize Flickr for "Business Like" purposes as a way for Social Media where Views/Fave counts do play a role in our day to day activities.

I have no idea what you mean by "business-like activities", or how numbers of views could have any effect on this.
Please explain. I'd like to understand.
Thanks!
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dacioholgado says:

Nionyn_:

I do a lot of Blog related work on my Flickr where a lot of time Views/Faves are a key deciding factor into whether you get selected to blog for a store or company.

So if my views and faves are being cut due to my post not showing on my followers feeds and the product is not being displayed, then it would potentially impact not being selected to blog for these stores in the future if you are not meeting their expectations. This was a large reason many of us had to go "Pro" in the Blog world for displaying "Commercial Activity"

Hope this helps a bit!
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John Frattura says:

dacioholgado:

Seems like the last 2 weekends, view counts are cut in half and I'm not getting the normal amount of faves as I was a few weeks back on my pictures.
I'm neither confirming nor denying that this problem exists, but...

Going back 4 weeks, I see that your images generally have in the mid 400 faves range (1 has closer to 300 faves). The image that I think you uploaded just yesterday, has almost 200 faves. That seems unusual to you?

Also maybe I'm unusual, but my views usually seem a little lower on weekends, and it's been that way for 10 years.

Also, if someone follows (for example) over 1000 people, and most of them happen to post lots of new images around the same time, don't those new images that are posted first get pushed further and further down someone's feed, and therefore less likely to be seen, not because there is a problem, but because images that were posted first, get buried by the newer images? If so, that could explain some reports of "I never saw your images in my feed", because by the time your friend / follower turns their attention to Flickr, your image that you posted 24 hrs ago is no longer being prominently displayed.

But also flickr does have intermittent activity glitches.
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Viejito says:

If your friends do not see your latest photo here, there is a problem, unless they follow a gazillion friends.

If they do not see it here, that’s par for the course.
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Loverdag - unedited - says:

Same here and not only me, I talked with more Flickr users from our (Second life) community and it doesnt look to be rare issue in recet weeks.

I dont dare to guess what is possible cause of this situation in particular but there are some long term ongoing issues (all reported in the past, some of them repeatedly) which may affect stats if they become worse.

Like the issue with pictures not being shown in the Feed to some % of followers. To see them, they would have to visit the photostream directly.

Or other issue which I experience in last days - some faves I gave didnt same, when I check the pictures later, they are not faved. Its probably safe to guess the issue goes both direction and some faves I was supposed to receive didnt save either.
This issue is evergreen, it was here several times in the past and seems to always come back (maybe for staff these were different issues because they had different cause, but from users point of view its always the same old again and again).

I dont know how Flickr looks like "outside" our Second life community, but for us - we are very active and we know the stats behaviour in long term. We are here daily for years and with high traffic (thousands views and hundreds faves daily) in our stats - it gives us enough informations to be familiar with the long term pattern. And we can see when stats suddenly start to behave unusual way. So please trust us when we say that something is going on, its real thing.
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Misti Boe says:

I've been a member of flickr since 2006. 98% of my photos had comments and/or faves. I just noticed nearly all of the comments are gone and nothing has been saved as a favorite. 15 years of interaction gone? Wth?
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Misti Boe says:

Misti Boe:

Correction - Some comments are still there but only 25 of my images have ever been saved as favorites. I know for a fact that is not right. Wth?
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mag3737 says:

Misti Boe:

Your problem is different than the one being reported in this thread. You really should make a new thread about it.

FWIW, I jumped in to a random place in your photostream and started paging through photos. Maybe a few dozen or so. Nearly every photo I looked at had anywhere from 1 to 15 or 20 comments; most of these photos had view counts registering in the 10s or 100s or 1000s. And not one of them had a single fave. It does look very suspicious.

Edited: I went through more, perhaps as many as 100. Still no faves.
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John Frattura says:

Misti Boe:

Have you ever turned those images private? If so, I *think* you lose both faves and comments, and you don't get them back after making them public again.
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Sandy Lizzard says:

John Frattura:

I *think* you lose both faves and comments, and you don't get them back after making them public again.

That is correct.
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mag3737 says:

John Frattura:

Have you ever turned those images private? If so, I *think* you lose both faves and comments, and you don't get them back after making them public again.

Ah right. Actually it only loses faves, but not comments (just tried on a couple of my own photos), which seems consistent with the problem here.
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Nionyn_ says:

dacioholgado:

Thank you for the explanation. I appreciate it.

Interesting! I had not the slightest idea that members could basically earn money from Flickr views (assuming that you are earning money for blogging for those commercial enterprises). Or, rather, that the likelihood of earning money from blogging for commercial enterprises could depend on Flickr views.

To be honest the whole thing seems twisted, especially given how trivial it is to engineer massive numbers of faves on a Flickr account -.and that this has been done by a huge number of people over the years by using bots, too.

And then there's the utter foolhardiness of depending on a site such as Flickr (over which one has absolutely no control and which is, historically, basically very flaky) in such a chain in order to make money.

Why not just blog, make it interesting and appealing to people, and earn money that way rather than being at the mercy of Flickr (and whether it works or not at any given time) and whatever stores or companies may or may not ask you to blog for them...

Maybe it's just me, but I'd prefer to be employed or self-employed and work for a living, not depending on so many things over which I had absolutely no control.
{shrug...}
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John Frattura says:

mag3737:

Ah right. Actually it only loses faves, but not comments (just tried on a couple of my own photos), which seems consistent with the problem here.
I bet that's what happened. I remember doing that once just to test out a problem. I had no idea I would lose faves. Luckily I hadn't accumulated very many (any?) faves, so nothing lost.
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John Frattura says:

Nionyn_:

Interesting! I had not the slightest idea that members could basically earn money from Flickr views (assuming that you are earning money for blogging for those commercial enterprises). Or, rather, that the likelihood of earning money from blogging for commercial enterprises could depend on Flickr views.
If that's the case, I would just sit there all day and load my own images over and over in incognito mode. Easy $$.
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mag3737 says:

John Frattura:

I bet that's what happened. I remember doing that once just to test out a problem. I had no idea I would lose faves. Luckily I hadn't accumulated very many (any?) faves, so nothing lost.

I sacrificed 4 faves today on the altar of science. Go science!
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Loverdag - unedited - says:

Nionyn_:

It is rare to get money the way you described. (If it even exist this way). Majority of bloggers gets no money. Well, I personally don't know anyone who would get money.
There can be thing like "reward for the best blogger of the month", sponsor gives reward in Second life currency to one selected blogger, but there is no monthly salary or such. Maybe some sponsor give that to their bloggers but its not common at all.

Usual deal is this: bloggers get for free the virtual goods they show on the pictures. Basically they pay for them by their photographic skills, not by Second life currency. Which comes with rules the sponsor expects us to fulfill, if not we can be removed from their bloggers list. Some sponsors can have rules related to the Flickr stats, for the instance "pictures have to have at least 1K views".

As Dacio already pointed out, the stats may affect which creators decide we are good enough to get their stuff for free for blogging and which reject us when we apply for them. In this regard stats are an important factor, as Dacio already said.
Doesn't feel pleasant to have stats lowered not because of our skills but because of Flickr technical issues - and to know our favorite brand may not accept us into their bloggers team because of that. 
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Viejito says:

Loverdag - unedited -:

our favorite brand may not accept us into their bloggers team
Are these “first life” or SL brands?
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Loverdag - unedited - says:

Viejito:

SL brands. We show the goods on pictures taken within Second life.

It all just hobby.

In fact, hobby which does not give us any income, but costs us real money:
- we pay for Flickr PRO
- many of us pay rent for virtual land to have private space where we can build scenes for said pictures. And majority of SL users has no ingame income, it means we pay the rents via USD (no matter if directly via Paypall if the landlord allows it or if we exchnage USD to game currency and then we pay ingame with that).

It should give you better insight about what this hobby means for us and how passionate we are about it - and hand in hand how important is not to have Flickr stats broken then.
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mcnod says:

Loverdag - unedited -:

no matter if directly via Paypall if the landlord allows it or if we exchnage USD to game currency and then we pay ingame with that

Thank you for this clarification. So some SL non-Pro flickr members are violating flickr guidelines when they actively trade game currency for commodities.
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John Frattura says:

Brooke Portilo:

everything I am saying you are coming back with some excuse..
I was trying to point out that 125 faves in 12 hrs seems to indicate that people are viewing your images. That was in reference to:

Brooke Portilo:
its like my followers can NOT see my work!

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Loverdag - unedited - says:

mcnod:

Thank you for this clarification. So some SL non-Pro flickr members are violating flickr guidelines when they actively trade game currency for commodities.

This is about money we pay to our SL landlords to keep rented places we use as studios for photography - to create the pictures we post on Flickr. These are our costs, not our income.

I said that to demonstrate that this hobby costs us money, not make us money.
I dont know how you read it exactly opposite.
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Clyde (Clydus) Essex says:

Loverdag - unedited -:

Imagine those of us who do not even blog, who pay for every single thing they show in a screen grab! All my hobbies in SL just so happen to be the most expensive, cars boats planes etc etc lol

Now let me say up front this is a personal opinion, but I feel there seems to be more and more SL "bloggers" on flickr, certainly more than when I was here ten years ago, I wonder about their "interaction" with the broader SL community on Flickr, especially when screen grabs are being posted from anywhere like 150 -650 groups?

This doesn't explain the sudden fluctuations, but a longer term one sided attitude will have followers switching off.

It is a two way street, and I love looking and commenting on other peoples work. I just don't see how bloggers would have the time.


Regards

Clyde
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Loverdag - unedited - says:

Clyde (Clydus) Essex:

There is much more people pay for SL photography - bloggers buy stuff too, to improve scenes and outfits for pictures.
Some pay access to Adobe Photoshop.
Some financially support Black Dragon Viewer developer to keep the improvements going.
We can add more and more on the list, SL can be a really costy hobby.

My point however was not to demonstrate what all we pay for, just to narrow the wrong impression some people made earlier in this thread about us making money thanks to Flickr, while the reality is the other way round and we have no income, just costs related to the hobby.
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But back to the main topic - to my long-term experience there is no specific behaviour for Flickr Second Life users related to being or not being a blogger - each user has their own personal approach, no matter if they blog or not. Some socialise a lot, some of them don't. And yes, I agree there is hardly any "natural explanation" for sudden mass drop or mass change in the stats. There is currently active another thread about this subject: www.flickr.com/help/forum/en-us/72157720054882616/
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Flickr Staff

Melanie0426 says:

Thanks for everyone flagging this. We have alerted our engineers of two issues that have been reported:

-Photos of the members you follow not showing in the feed
-Low view count

We will follow up in this thread with any updates.
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www.dnurv.ca says:

unless staff can explain changes in the way views are tabulated I would say the site is suffering from a substantial drop in participation if not in usage...the only thing that I can possibly ascribe this too is a significant drop in overseas (western European) traffic...I live in EST and my overnight numbers have consistently been off by a huge margin for a couple of weeks now...almost 50%
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Bas1953 says:

Indeed a very low count here as wel..............
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Date J. de Vries says:

It seems after more than a week the problem is still there.After a lot of problems this year (also at the beginning of August) I am a little bit tired of this site and thinking about leaving this site.
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Date J. de Vries says:

Melanie0426:

How long do we have to wait for a solution? There are a lot of problems with uploading, views, etc. over the last year. Hopefully there is a solution a.s.a.p.
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jschumacher says:

For what it's worth I haven't seen any significant trend, up or down, in the number of views on my account over the past several months (or longer).
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Date J. de Vries says:

Melanie0426:

Tonight a lot of pictures from my contacts and my own picture I have uploaded is not visible for my contacts. This problem lasts too long. I hope and wish there will soon be a solution.
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Date J. de Vries says:

Melanie0426:

After six days I hope there is an update on this topic?
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www.dnurv.ca says:

Date J. de Vries:

I appreciate your persistence...thank you
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Date J. de Vries says:

Still problems with the visibility in the feed. Earlier tonight it was good. Now it's going wrong again. When will this be fixed?
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www.dnurv.ca says:

It was approximately ten years ago that the previously owners of this site remodelled the home page for all users...at that time no one argued when the traffic to their photo streams increased overnight...why? because Yahoo added the total number of images on a given page to the overall tabulation...meaning that one actual image view counted for approximately twenty views in the daily count...this served Yahoo well in making the site seem busier than it was, both a plus for advertisers, share holders and prospective buyers...
this current situation is the first major prolonged change in traffic volume that i've witnessed here on the site since that time...and i do watch these numbers like a hawk...
as i indicated earlier my overnight traffic remains depressed by about 40% on the whole...however, at the end of the day totals actually tend to rebound and sit at a roughly normal levels...why these changes? i cannot explain...and yes i think the users are entitled to answers from staff...
as an aside..I was happy to learn yesterday that my dear greedy friends at Yahoo were obliged to pull out the entire China based investment and all Yahoo sites no longer function in the realm...how appropriate...the filters created for the China push led to much rancour and customer abuse here on the site...it was the beginning of the end for Yahoo and flickr...ironically, today the filters are something of a blessing, in a market run and financed by religious zealots and fundamentalist interest groups...
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Яick Harris says:

www.dnurv.ca:

...and yes i think the users are entitled to answers from staff...


You're partially right, users are very entitled. And will complain about every small change implemented on flickr (see the round button fiasco). Sorry, no one is entitled to an explanation from flickr.
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www.dnurv.ca says:

your comment reminds me of a quote from a former flickr staff member, the infamous Heather Champ who wrote, "fuck your freedom"...

that quote didn't go over much better than your comment...sorry I don't follow the fiascos on this site...anymore
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sdttds says:

Яick Harris:

Really? They don't owe an explanation to PAYING customers? And most of the complaints I see are over major changes that people don't like or about defects, non-functional features.
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John Hewitt 7 says:

Well the Flickr view counter has frozen again!
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Amber :-) says:

I think it's because newly added photos are not appearing on peoples' lists who are following you. That's the photos that appear when you log on to Flickr or press the Flickr icon. I've added some new photos and somebody who is following me says they have not appeared on their list of newly added photos. So, the view count will only go up if people actually visit your stream .
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John Frattura says:

It appears that a previous problem has resurfaced (if it was ever fixed). The problem is explained in this thread by Mcnod: www.flickr.com/help/forum/72157719475871293

I went to "Amber's" photostream, brought up an image with 293 views and refreshed it several times. The view number remained at 293. I checked 10 mins later. Still 293. I then faved and unfaved the image and the views immediately jumped up to 355. So that could explain some of the low views being reported.
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Date J. de Vries says:

And again. Very low views, it seems that my upload is invisible for my followers. After three weeks it is still not working properly. Hopefully it will be fixed now!!!?
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Robin Shepperson Photography says:

Today at 14:55, in Berlin Germany it is still incredibly slow, faulty, showing repeat notifications, taking forever to load, etc, etc!
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Brooke Portilo says:

I fave pics then they arnt faved!.. They mysteriously vanish!.. This is a TERRIBLE service PLEASE how many times can we notify staff..

this is an ongoing issue! what am I paying for?????

You have made all these fancy upgrades.. charged us more and they system just doesnt work!
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~sin~star~ says:

I noticed that there is an extremely low number of faves on Explore pictures....something is going on and it should be rectified!! Even the "worst" pictures on Explore would have over 100 faves, now there are so many with only double digit numbers. Could it be that Flickr users are leaving because of all of these terrible changes.....and btw....I don't come back here for rebuttals, once I post my opinion I am done, I don't argue with people who are consistent armchair bullies, you know who you are...when I come on hereto search for a specific topicI can count on seeing your negative comments.... always feeling the need to argue with someone....
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Laz Rojas says:

I've noticed over recent weeks that no matter how many photos I post at any one time, my followers only seem to see the first three. They don't seem to ever become aware that the other photos exist, unless they actually go looking for them, which they usually don't because they seem to think only the first three exist and don't go poking around. It's very frustrating, and it wasn't like that before.
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Flickr Staff

katie_ko says:

I've deleted some post from this thread that were in violation of our Forum Guidelines-- please remember to keep things on topic & respectful to the folks reporting issues here.
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Date J. de Vries says:

Melanie0426:

After more than three weeks it's still hopeless. A lot of followers can't see my photo's. As a paying customer I hope it will be fixed soon. When can we expect a solution?
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Date J. de Vries says:

Brooke Portilo:

I have sent an email to Flickr two times, but no reply sadfly.
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Nikki Heron says:

Yes! I was at first thinking perhaps the usual amount of people are not on flickr at the moment. My faves have halved too as well as my views. My work hasn't changed, my load nor quality. I also blog and depend on my views and faves being higher than they are and looking at my stats and from my observations I can see something is not quite right.
I have also asked some friends and they are also experiencing the same.
I do hope this is being investigated.
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Noire Kiyori ♡ says:

Same thing, Upload a pic, Friends not seeing it on their feed, so low views , favs, so pointless using Flickr at moment , end up deleting the pic , Contacted Flickr they say they looking into it , been happening for a few weeks now, sometimes a pic will show , sometimes nothing on friends feeds . So now i wait before using flickr!
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Nancy A Ford says:

Low views and notifications continue here in the Bay Area...a problem all week. Makes one reconsider posting and renewing Pro account
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Date J. de Vries says:

For the Flickr-employees,

Please help us! Please fix this problem because it spoils all the pleasure we had on this site!

After 4 weeks it is still not working properly. Faves are low, views are low, photo's are not visible for other users.

It reported this several times on this forum and also sent mails to Flickr. No reply and no improvement. Please help us!
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Date J. de Vries says:

katie_ko:

Can you please give us an update on the solution according to this issue? You are losing members if this continues..... That would be a shame for this great site!
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my.travels says:

Probably most users do what I do. I was uploading one photo every day until the changes regarding notifications. Therefore, I was online every day faving and commenting. But, I now upload about twice or three times in a week. So, I visit my contacts pages two or three times a week. After mid December, I will be visiting Flickr only a couple of times in a month. I notice some of my contacts do same.
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mag3737 says:

my.travels:

Probably most users do what I do.

Statements like this are not very credible. Have you tracked the behaviour of "most users"? Flickr has millions of users. I see that you are only following 158 of them. We have seen time and time again in this forum that different people use Flickr differently. How do you have any guess what the other millions of users "probably" are doing?
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Streets.and.Portraits says:

mag3737:

How do you know that there are millions of users?
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mag3737 says:

Streets.and.Portraits:

Here's one reference:
expandedramblings.com/index.php/flickr-stats/

If you don't like that one, Google will find you some others.
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Brooke Portilo says:

katie_ko:

Kate!!!! Please have someone look at the issues! This is Important
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mag3737 says:

Brooke Portilo:

This thread is to get HELP!

Indeed. And hyperbole and unfounded speculation serve no purpose towards that goal.
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Loverdag - unedited - says:

I can confirm the issue is still ongoing, not only on my account, but basically affecting everyone in our community I talked with about that.
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mcnod says:

Brooke Portilo:

People put me as family and still cannot find my work!

You have to "put them as family" for them to see images that you mark as "family".

Is your account marked as "safe" by flickr? Could it be that you are marked as NIPSA? You do have many images marked as photos that appear to be CGI.
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Loverdag - unedited - says:

mcnod:

Is your account marked as "safe" by flickr?

I can see hers pictures as safe.

I think there is some confusion about the family setting. I beleive OP talks about public pictures, they dont require any setting like that on any side.
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Loverdag - unedited - says:

Problem is that the Feed does not work as intended and even safe/public arent always shown to all followers. Thats the issue for me and other SL users I talked about at least.
And not only talked - when I open random active accounts Photostreams, there are new uploads I was never shown in the Feed, despite them being public and me following the accounts.
This issue was reported to staff repeatedly by different users in the past and was never really fixed. Now it seems to be worse every week.
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mcnod says:

Loverdag:

I can see hers pictures as safe.

Not the same thing, an image can appear safe while an account is marked as NIPSA.
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Loverdag - unedited - says:

mcnod:

Not the same thing, an image can appear safe while an account is marked as NIPSA.


I didnt know that.
So far all accounts who made announcement they were set by staff as moderated had all content I saw as moderated, landscapes and other safe content included - I guessed it was logical, to prevent wrongly moderated content to be seen by people who set filters to safe only. So does it mean they set it all moderated themselves?
I wasnt aware others still can see it as "safe" when the account holder was marked as they dont know how to properly moderate their content. Im not sure it makes sense to me, but I dont actually know how that works, so I beleive you.

However - back to the topic - I doubt it would make mass effect on stats/followers Feeds.
SL is adult platform and we are that much active on Flickr also because Flickr allows moderate/adult content (unike other platforms). We usualy dont have users with "safe only" settings. I dont say they dont exist, but I dont beleive they would be that many to make significant drops in stats if someone's content stopped to appear for them.
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John Frattura says:

Brooke Portilo:

That image didn't show up, or have any views, 120 *seconds* after it was posted. Now 3 hours later, it's approaching 200 views, has 7 comments, and has 23 faves. Did you try refreshing the page a minute later?
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Loverdag - unedited - says:

Brooke Portilo:

Maybe would be good not to mix more informations and issues in one thread and to separate them, because mixed all together it makes unclear what you are reporting.

One issue are lowered stats, another issue (not neccessarily always related to that) are missing pictures shown as blank frames.
And possibly both are irrelevant to setting you as "family" as you mentioned above.

I do have the first reported issue - lowered stats, but I never saw yours or anyone elses pictures shown as blank frames and I didnt receive such a info from anyone else about mine pictures. Just that they are not shown in my followers Feeds at all.

I do however miss your pictures in my Feed sometimes. They were never shown there when newly uploaded. But they werent there at all, I didnt see the empty frames.
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Loverdag - unedited - says:

Brooke Portilo:

Im sorry you took it this way.

All I wanted was staff to take it into account there are two separated issues ongoing which needs to be fixed both.

Because if I follow you and I cant see your pictures in my Feed - as I said in the last post above - the Feed is not working correctly and you will get no views and no faves from me + no viewes and faves from all other followers who have same issue as I have.
Which sems to be very much related the name of this thread " Extremely low views and faves" and belonging here. However its separated issue, not the one with empty frames.

Considering fact you just blocked me - I assume because of my post above? - I wont be able anymore to track how your pictures in the Feed behave and if I am able to see them or not, so I wont participate on this thread anymore.
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mag3737 says:

Brooke Portilo:

Excuse me but this was my topic and thread.. The fact is that is is WHY people cant see our work..I am glad you had the first reported issue.. Please let me be able to say what In want I MY topic .. thank you

You erased the original posting and several of your own responses 5 weeks ago. I don't think you can really claim "ownership" of the thread at this point.
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