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  • Welcome, Flickr friends!

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    Dear Flickr friends, Many of you have recently decided to sign-up to ipernity. We'd like to thank you for choosing us to host and share your photos in their maximum quality. Concerning the need to transfer your photos onto ipernity. We offer scripts that enable you to import your photos from your Flickr account to your ipernity account. Scripts will be improved within the next few days. Please go to this page for further information . This page is also accessible from the uplo…

  • Follow-up for flickr newbies

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    Surfer on Blue Ocean Wave
    Hello new friends! Woooooooowww! There are so many of you joining us everyday! We feel so proud and glad that you have decided to choose ipernity. We are doing our best to welcome you in good conditions. We are receiving a large amount of messages and we are trying to answer to each of them. But it may take a while so we apologize in advance for this delay. A huge thanks to all our *old* users who are helping the *new* ones by replying to comments. You give much greater sense to…

  • 2017-12-31 Happy New Year 2018

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    [EN] Against all odds A year–end message from the ima–Team It was in December 2016 when the founder and CEO of Ipernity S.A., Christophe Ruelle, announced the closing of the platform by January 2017. (1) It’s now the end of 2017 and ipernity is still online. What happened? Of course, members were scared, disappointed and started looking for alternatives to Ipernity. But true alternatives were (and are) hard to find. Quite a bunch of users moved over to flickr – bu…

  • 2017-04-26 ima Agreement

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    == EN == Hi everyone, I've received today the final proposal from the IMA.... I replied I was ok to accept. Papers will be signed / sent tomorrow... I'm very affected by some of the comments I've seen on the last post,.. I've been doing my best and worked hard to let ipernity survive... I don't see many person who would have worked as much as I did, without any other interest to keep the service online. Kind Regards Christophe. == FR == Bonjour tout le monde, J'ai recu…

  • Pour vous répondre [FR]

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    The English version is now available here .

  • 2017, NEW PERSPECTIVES ... [EN] [FR]

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    [EN] Hello to you all, The ipernity team presents to you all our very best wishes for the new year! Since the announcement of ipernity’s shutdown, we received many proposals and messages of support either from users and businesses. With the help of several community members, especially Claus-Peter , Paul ( autofantasia ), Eric Desjours , and, William Sutherland , the idea that ipernity could be managed by the community has made its way and seems to be the most realistic solution.…

  • A complementary information [EN]

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    La version française est disponible ici .

  • 2019-08-30 Newsflash

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    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The number of new club accounts created in the first 8 months of 2019, now +74, already exceeds the total number of new club accounts created in 2018 (+62). The number of active club accounts even increased by +82 from 1,298 to 1,380 since the beginning of the year. This makes us very optimistic. 2) In addition, members of the VIEW Fotocommunity are currently interested in finding a new home for their photo hobby due to the closure of…

  • [EN] Some news before the week-end

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    Have a nice week-end, dear friends!
    Hello all! Here is some news before the week-end. We are experiencing an exceptional situation at the moment with a huge amount of new users who have decided to choose ipernity to share their photos within a quality setting. We are very glad about this! We are doing our utmost to welcome this exceptional influx. Some minor slowdowns and malfunctions are still to be expected but this will soon be forgotten about very soon. To be honest, here is the agenda of our small team (a total of…

  • 2020-04-03 Newsflash / COVID-19 Relief

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    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) Last Sunday the Ipernity General Meeting IGA2020 took place. The attendance ( list of 43 participants ) was significantly better than last year (31 participants). 2) All major activities of the ima team and the progress made were presented in the report of the CEO . Particularly noteworthy is the successful differentiation of the previous unified club membership into needs-based subscription packages with different features. The number of…

  • 2020-01-24 Newsflash

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    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) Since the option of taking out multi-year subscriptions with ipernity has been available, more than 100 club members have made use of it. We would like to thank them all for the confidence they have expressed in the future of ipernity by this. 2) As a result of these multi-year subscriptions, more than 11,000 EUR have been contributed into the club treasury ahead of schedule. In order to place this liquidity advantageously, we are convertin…

  • 2019-09-27 Newsflash (updated)

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    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) A few days ago, ipernity was exposed to a massive attack by Russian spam bots, who managed to overcome the Google Captcha authentication. Despite immediate countermeasures, some intruders managed to open accounts from which iper mails with links to pornographic content were sent to members. But at no time was any personal data or private contents compromised by this bot attack . Please delete any messages delivered to your personal address wi…

  • 2019-01-01 Happy New Year!

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    [Deutsch] [Français] Report of the advisors Happy New Year! Dear members and friends of ipernity! In December two years ago we received the bad news that the "eternity" of ipernity should be over after only 10 years of operation. Today, ipernity still exists - thanks to your commitment and loyalty, as well as the great commitment of some volunteers who are active as ima-Team for ipernity. As consul…

  • Event in Nice : the Team is safe [EN] [FR]

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    [EN] As you may know (or not), the whole Team is located in the Alpes-Maritimes department in France. Yesterday, during the celebrations of Bastille Day, an attack happened in Nice, many people were killed or injured. We just wanted to let you know that if our heart aches, the ipernity Team is safe. We also wanted to express our solidarity with the people touched. [FR] Comme vous le savez peut-être, l'ensemble de l'équipe habite les Alpes-Maritimes. Suites aux évènements tragiques qui…

  • 1 Mars 2017 [EN] [FR]

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    [EN] Hello to you all, What is going on in ipernity ? We are patiently waiting for IMA to makes their proposal. Once it will be set, the negotiations will get started. They have officially registered the association to the French office. They are waiting for the paper to come back. If you do not have seen it yet, they published their Bylaws : (English) (French) ipernityma.wixsite.c…

  • 2018-02-23 ima Birthday News

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    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) Exactly one year ago, on 23rd of February, 2017, the prefecture of Val-de-Marne issued the founding deed (as of 20.02.2017) to the ASSOCIATION DES MEMBRES D'IPERNITY. Since then, twelve busy months have passed, in which ipernity successfully has been rescued and the essential restructuring has been started. Without your support, that would not have been possible. We thank you for that. 2) Shortly after the takeover in September 2017, we had…

  • 2020-01-10 Newsflash

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    Alexa Rank ipernity as of January 9, 2020
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) For playing video or audio files, ipernity has meanwhile been upgraded to modern, secure HTML5 elements. However, at this time, files embedded in blogs do still need Adobe Flash Player. 2) While this modernization went off without a hitch, another one had an unexpected side effect: In the blog editor, the “Insert a media” option no longer gives access to your content. Until this bug is fixed we recommend an alternative method . We apolog…


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    The lonely
    Happy Birthday ipernity (cool surprise at the end of article)

  • 2018-05-08 Newsflash

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    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! We are pleased to present to you today the financial report*) for the short fiscal year 2017**). Adjusted for the one-off expenses in connection with the takeover of the website (contract costs and settlement of debts of Ipernity S.A.), revenues exceeded expenses. The website is therefore economically viable. *) English version : **) 14.04.2017 - 31.12.2017 Based on the existing subscriptions, a reason…

  • 2019-06-28 Newsflash

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    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) Lately there has been a proliferation of copyrighted third party content presented as own creation. Please be reminded, the Terms of Service prohibit the use of content that violates copyright protections. To protect the best interests of our website and photographers, IMA reserves the right to delete content found to be in violation of copyright laws with or without prior notice. To avoid this inconvenience or embarrassment we strongly rec…

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