Brand new “organizer” for your photo and video albums

Our brand new album organizer has to have been the number one requested feature from our most active Photobucket users.  So now it’s here

So for all you Photobucket users with thousands of photos and videos in your albums, and a bit of a muddle going on with how they are categorized, this one’s for you.

Simply click in the top right corner of your album on the "organize" link:

organize menu

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It’s time to start showing off for Halloween

It’s October 1st, and thoughts turn to Halloween. Scrapbooks make a great party invitation and a great scene-setter on your profile. And there are loads of styles to choose from.

Click here to take a look at the fantastic scrapbook builder on Photobucket, powered by Scrapblog.

When you’re asked to choose a theme at the beginning, scroll through all the choices. You’ll find lots of Halloween styles along the way.

Halloween Scrapbook Styles

Lots of Photobucket users are making interesting collages of photos that they post on their profiles or send to friends.

Hope you have fun trying them out.

 

 

Ugly Betty On Photobucket — check her out!

Since we launched scrapbooks on Photobucket, they’ve really been taking off. Think of them as a really easy way to do ‘collages. Have fun decorating and designing one or two, or many, pages.  Click here to make one yourself. They are super quick and easy.

The most popular style so far is the Ugly Betty/Mode Magazines one, where people can put their own face on the cover of Mode Magazine.

We’ve seen lots of pretty cute stuff.

We love this user, who loves their dog very much!

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And people are using Scrapblog to show off their friends:

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And to wish themselves Happy Birthday:

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And show off their cruise pics:

And celebrate High School:

Brand new Shwayze tracks exclusively on Photobucket

We’re pretty excited. Shwayze has chosen Photobucket to provide his brand new songs "Polaroid" and "Corona and Lime" on Photobucket’s remix.  His new album Shwayze is in stores now. 

The music is exclusive to Photobucket, and is only available for a limited time.

So go ahead and build a remix today and add his music.

To get your creative juices going, here’s a remix we made to Shwayze’s Polaroid track:

 

Photobucket Launches Digital Scrapbooking in Collaboration with Scrapblog

Photobucket Launches Digital Scrapbooking in Collaboration with Scrapblog 

Powerful and Easy-to-Use Scrapbooking Service Offers New Self-Expression and Storytelling Options to Photobucket Users

San Francisco, Calif. and Miami, Fla. — August 21, 2008 – Photobucket (http://www.photobucket.com), the leading standalone photo and video-sharing site, today announced the addition of online scrapbooking, powered by Scrapblog, http://www.scrapblog.com, the leading service for creating and sharing scrapbooks online. Scrapblog’s easy-to-use application is now seamlessly integrated with Photobucket, enabling Photobucket’s more than 46 million unique users around the world to transform their photos into personalized digital scrapbooks, without ever leaving Photobucket. Users can share their scrapbooks via email or IM, post them on a personal blog or embed them on asocial network profile. 

Through this collaboration with Scrapblog, Photobucket users will have more creative freedom to express themselves and tell stories with their photos. The Scrapblog application allows users to create scrapbooks from scratch or choose from professionally designed themes that provide an even quicker way to get started. In addition to themes for events such as vacations, holidays, sports, weddings and more, themes for popular television programs and films such as Disney’s “High School Musical 3,” among others, are also available.

Users can drag-and-drop photos directly from their Photobucket albums into Scrapblog’s web-based application where they can be cropped, resized and moved to customize the chosen layout.  Pages can then be personalized with thousands of creative elements including backgrounds, stickers, text, decorative frames and more. No software downloads are required and the finished scrapbooks are saved in the user’s Photobucket album. Starting in September, users will also be able to print their scrapbooks into high-quality books, greeting cards, postcards and other products. 

“Scrapbooks have traditionally been an important part of how people have kept and shared memories offline for many years, and bringing that capability online to Photobucket gives users even more options for enhancing their lives and expressing themselves digitally,” said Alex Welch, President of Photobucket. “We are excited to partner with Scrapblog and be the first photo and video Web site to integrate a digital scrapbooking feature directly into the site, making it easy, convenient and accessible to everyone.” 

"At Scrapblog, we are passionate about enabling self-expression and storytelling around photos and videos," said Carlos Garcia, founder and CEO of Scrapblog. "Since Scrapblog launched, Photobucket users have been coming to Scrapblog.com to create stunning scrapbooks. We are thrilled to make Scrapblog’s online scrapbooking service more accessible to all Photobucket users and allow them to preserve and share their memories in a fun and creative way."

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New integrated scrapbook’ing on Photobucket today

Today we’re launching the integration of a complete online scrapbook system on Photobucket, powered by Scrapblog — the supreme masters of online scrapbooking.

So if you’ve always had scissor and glue envy,and you wished you could make a scrapbook but you’re just too busy, your problem is now solved!

Scrapbooks on Photobucket are incredibly simple.  Just drag and drop photos right onto the page:

Scrapbook Drag and Drop

You get to choose themes, backgrounds, stickers, text — go as far as you want. You can save your scrapbooks on Photobucket and share them. And you can ‘post’ them as self-running slideshows on your social network profile, Web site or blog.

Here’s what they look like when you post scrapbooks as a slideshow — this one shows a variety of themes. If you make a scrapbook, it’ll probably just use one theme. (Or not. Up to you!):

 

 

It’s the only way to scrapbook!

To try it out, go to http://photobucket.com/scrapbooks. You’ll need to log into your Photobucket album to be able to access your Photobucket pics.

Some of the feature highlights:

  • Hundreds of pre-built styles, such as travel, girl power, flowers, even High School Musical 3 from Disney. There are so many styles, we can’t list them all.
  • Hundreds of different backgrounds
  • Thousands of stickers to add to pages (actually, over 4,000)
  • Loads of frames to put around pages and items

To see a slideshow of some of the amazing styles and choices available with, click here.