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Why I built *yet another* image sharing site?
4 points by denibertovic 1475 days ago | hide | past | web | 5 comments | favorite
I've built http://www.pixbin.us because I could not find any image sharing site out there that wasn't getting on my nerves in one way or the other.

I just wanted a way to quickly share an image on IRC (or some IM, or even twitter) without the need to register or login.

I wanted a site that wasn't cluttered with "recent photos" or <insert social network here> comments and likes and what not. When I shared (or received) an image I wanted to do just that, show an image to someone, on a clean uncluttered page via a shortened URL.

I didn't want to make any kind of albums or do any kind of image organizing. I wanted to post it, and then forget about it and let the image expire automatically after 24 hours.

Basically I wanted a Pastebin but for images. Hence, Pixbin. :) Hope you enjoy it.




Sorry just a minor minor typo on http://www.pixbin.us/api/docs/

'Base64 encode an image an post it on the above URL' needs an 'and' 'Base64 encode an image and post it on the above URL'

Silly I know, but if it was me I would want someone to point that out.


No matter how hard I look at least one typo always slips through :). Thanks for the info, fixed it.


Looks nice :-)

The filename "Broken Forest Redux – 09.jpg" failed the upload. Once I've renamed the file to (ironically enough) "fail.jpg", it worked: http://www.pixbin.us/hw2yfv


Hi... I just wanted to let you know that I tracked down the bug that was causing the error and hopefully fixed it. :) Enjoy.


Thanks for the heads up. I'll look into it.




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