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  • Newsflash 2020-07-24

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    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity, 1) As part of the quality offensive, which our President Eric Desjours encouraged in his annual report, we continue to work on improving the linguistic and visual consistency of ipernity. We have therefore adapted the translation of the different dates. In the future we will use the following terms consistently: 2) The upload…

  • 2020-06-26 Newsflash

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    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The widescreen mode of explore/whatshot/photos and explore/whatshot/videos has been further optimized. Expressed wishes have been taken into account as far as possible. In addition, the layout was harmonized with the display of 'Photos' and 'Groups'. The widescreen button has been moved to the drop-down Display menu (see 2), and the setting is remembered for use as your browse.…

  • ⚠️ Server Maintenance ⚠️ Monday, July 6, 2020

    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! The problem with the PayPal module will be solved on Monday. It is an example of the problems that can occur when the operating software is not updated for 5 years. In this case security and encryption algorithms were out of date. It was our new IT service partner innovations ON who identified this as the cause of the error. So it was not any fault or bug in the ipernity software. Today, 1 July, we went through all the steps required to upda…

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

    [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…

  • 2020-02-21 Newsflash

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    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) There is currently a problem in the PayPal payment process. Deposits are accepted correctly, but are not automatically booked through. The manual activation of subscription renewals and their confirmation can take up to 48 hours. We ask for patience until the error is corrected. 2) To keep the register of members up to date, we occasionally delete accounts that have not been used for more than three years. If their owners were group adminis…

  • 2020-02-07 Newsflash

    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The Insert media function in the blog editor works again . From now on embedded video and audio files can even be played without Flash Player . (Please note that the maximum blog length is about 60,000 characters. This corresponds to about 40 manuscript standard pages. Longer articles should be subdivided - also with respect to reader-friendliness.) 2) The image processing with PicMonkey also works again . The temporary failure was a…

  • 2020-01-24 Newsflash

    [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…

  • 2020-01-10 Newsflash

    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…

  • 2019-12-20 Newsflash

    Revised "Page Colour" option menu as of December, 2019
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) To make it easier for you to see what's new in ipernity, there's now a message bar at the top of your main page. After reading you can simply click it away. To make viewing ipernity friendlier for the eyes, the left and right margins have been darkened. Club members with Standard or Plus subscriptions who wish to keep their page margins bright can do so individually via an advanced "Page Color" option menu. Moreover, the page color and the col…

  • Deepfakes

    Was können wir noch glauben? Können wir glauben, was wir hören? Sehen wir das, was wir glauben zu sehen? Deepfake ist ein (so Wiki), gebräuchlicher Ausdruck für die Technik, mit Hilfe von künstlicher Intelligenz täuschend echt wirkende Bilder oder Videos herzustellen, die allerdings nicht echt sind. Diese Technik ist mit enormen Risiken verbunden. Es lassen sich Videos herstellen, in denen die gezeigten Personen nicht wirklich das sagen, was man hört. Ihnen wurde sozusagen das W…

  • 2019-12-06 Newsflash

    ipernity Subscription Packages, valid from Dec 6, 2019
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The implementation of subscription options for users with high storage requirements has been completed. Instead of individual 100 GB boosts, as originally planned, a newly created Plus subscription with 250 GB included storage space will be provided : This was easier…

  • 2019-11-29 Newsflash

    ipernity club subscriptions (2019-11)
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The inflow of new members is rather encouraging: 2) Although 34 of the club subscriptions registered in 2019 are still trial subscriptions, the increase in the number of paid subscriptions is expected to exceed 100 by the end of the year. That's more than during 2017 and 2018 combined. 3) On the other hand, we regret the loss of some long-time…

  • Unendliche Brennweiten

    Liebe Fotofreunde, wir schreiben das Jahr 2019. Der Fotokosmos - unendliche Brennweiten. Das Universum der Fotocommunities wurde von heftigen Implosionen erschüttert. Ein unsägliches Schwarzes Loch hat die Flagschiffe Panoramio, Picasa und Ipernity geschluckt (diese Diskontinuität brachte mein stabiles Raum-Zeit-Kontinuum in eine depressive Lage und ich krabble erst jetzt wieder langsam aus dem Holodeck). Ipernity? Nein! Nachdem das Raumschiff am Rande des schwarzen Loches ins Trudeln gerie…

  • 2019-11-08 Newsflash

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    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! For the final realization of the Basic subscription and the Trial subscription (see: summary of subscription options ), it was necessary to adjust the existing booking and payment processes accordingly. All these options are now fully implemented, tested and active . The following applies: 1) A new subscription can only be booked by holders of a Guest account. 2) First of all, only the 3-month free Trial Standard subscription can…

  • 2019-10-25 Newsflash

    Implementation of the multi-year subscriptions
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The new multi-year subscription options are now implemented in the ipernity subscription page . The payment process is now very simple in this respect. There are fewer possibilities for errors, the accounting is relieved. 2) The recalculated contributions for an ipernity standard subscription vary between 3.98 Euro per month (six monthly paymen…

  • 2019-08-30 Newsflash

    [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…

  • Do Pro's Make Better Pictures?

    I've been a photographer for several decades, not counting from when I was a kid, and I've heard many myths and truths about what and who makes better pictures.

  • 2019-07-28 Newsflash

    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) During the last 6 months our website has been updated in many parts. In addition to all kinds of small bug fixes, the Breaking-News function and the freely adjustable background color have been introduced. The “Terms of Service” have been updated as well as “About ipernity” and “History”. The subscription page has been redesigned, the old FAQ replaced by a completely new version. The geo-localization was migrated to Open-Street-Map, the inte…

  • 2019-06-14 Newsflash

    New ipernity Option / Nouvelle option d'ipernity / Neue ipernity-Option
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) For the beginning of summer we have changed the frontpage pictures to the new summer collection . We thank all photographers who provided pictures for this. ☞ To see the Frontpage pictures live, as casual visitors from the web, you need to log out and visit www.ipernity.com again. With [F5] you can scroll through the pictures, with a random order shown. 2) With regard to the database cleanup after August 15, 2019 , we offer…

  • 2019-05-31 Newsflash

    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The final statement of the fundraising for the reprogramming of ipernity is now available. 75 club members and 145 "free" users participated. The sum of the raised capital amounts to 17,114 EUR (57% of 30,000 EUR). Therefore the reprogramming cannot yet be commissioned as planned. 2) Before we consider external funding opportunities, we would like to address those club members who have not participated to date, although they would be econom…

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