"Google, Blogspot & Picture Hosting" Topic
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| Editor in Chief Bill ||24 Jun 2017 6:34 p.m. PST|
Does anyone know how this works?
Let's say Person X pays to host his pictures on Google. Person X also has a blog on blogspot, and sometimes uses his photos from Google. When he places his photos on his blog, the link to the photos goes to blogspot, not to his Google photo directory.
Person X says that the pictures on his blog cost him money, since they are on Google which he pays for.
My guess is that, since the link goes to blogspot, the photo has been copied to Blogspot and costs him nothing.
|Great War Ace||26 Jun 2017 11:37 a.m. PST|
(Don't Google and Blogspot belong to the same owners?)
The cloud service above and beyond the free 5 GB is paid to Google. The blog service is free. If the blogger only had up to 5 GB of pics s/he would not have to pay for a cloud service, and all the pics stored on Google would be free; while the ones selected to display on Blogger would also cost nothing.
|Bunkermeister ||26 Jun 2017 11:43 p.m. PST|
My Blogspot has 5 GB for free but since I have posted over 12,000 photos and 3,400 postings I am over that limit. So I pay an extra $5 USD a year for a gillion additional megacrispies of memory to Google who own Blogspot.
Mike Bunkermeister Creek