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Social Media Image Hosting and Sharing - How-To Guides
Flickr - Tour
Flickr is an image hosting service widely utilized by bloggers and other social media users for embedding images in blogs and other social media. Flickr's Tour is designed to help new users learn about the various image and video services provided by Flickr and how to use them.
Google Picasa - Introduction to Picasa and Picasa Web Albums
Google Picasa is another social media image sharing option which comes with its own software for editing and organizing images. Share your pictures using Picasa Web Albums via Google+ or email. Google's guide to Picasa includes information for both the Picasa software and the Web Albums.
Social Media Image Sharing Best Practices
Pixlr is a free online photo editor, which can be used to edit (resize, crop, etc.) photos in your browser, with no software download or install required.
Remember: editing an image you find on the net and using it is illegal, unless it is noted that the image has been surrendered to the public domain. Use Wikimedia Commons to find images that are in the public domain, and always check the content license before using the image.
Highly rated free downloadable software for photo editing. Windows only.
Google's free Picasa software allows users to organize and edit their photos, in addition to having special tagging and uploading compatibility for Google+.
GiMP (Graphic Image Processor) - Windows
GiMP is a highly advanced free image editing program. This link is for the Windows version.
GiMP (Graphic Image Processor) - Mac OS X
GiMP is a highly advanced free image editing program. This link is for the Mac OS X version.
Wikimedia Commons Home
Wikimedia Commons hosts millions of free-to-use photos and images. Be sure to check the content license on a photo before using it; some carry specific requirements for use, but many have been surrendered to the public domain, and are therefore free to use by anyone.
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