Tinypic.com is a popular image hosting site where you can upload videos as well. It is completely owned and operated by another Image uploading website Photobucket.com.
The best thing about TinyPic is that you do not need to register for an account although registering for a free account has its advantages.
On the Tinypic.com homepage you will see a list of user uploaded images in the featured categories like Funny, Colors, Art, Holidays, Quotes, Sports etc
With Tinypic.com you can upload images of .jpg, .png, .gif, .tiff file formats. One can upload images of up to 1600 pixels and if it is more than that it is automatically resized. Once you upload an image you will get link to share it with others through email, forum, website and even sites like Facebook.
Do you know, you can search images with an image? Tineye Reverse Image Search is one such website where you can search images with an image!
Visit Tinypic @ http://TinyPic.com now!
If you want you can also search Tinypic.com for images and videos uploaded by people like you and me @ http://photobucket.com/findstuff/
You can also upload videos to Tinypic.com which are less than 500 MB in size or a maximum length of 15 minutes. If it is more than that only 15 minutes of video is stored in the server. Tinypic does accept High definition video as long it is less than 500 MB or not more than 5 minutes in length. These are the video formats that you can upload to Tinypic.com: 3g2, 3gp, 3gp2, 3gpp, 3p, asf, avi, divx, dv, dvx, flv, moov, mov, mp4, mpe, mpeg4, mpeg, mpg4, mpg, qt, rm, wmv, and xvid.
If you like to upload files on the Internet then you should also check out sites like Rapidshare, 4shared and Mediafire.com.
Another interesting feature about this file upload site is that you can also upload images and videos from other websites by providing a direct link to the source.
Here is how Tinypic.com works:
1) Select file on your computer
2) Select if it’s an image or a video or you can just select URL if you are uploading something which is on another website.
3) Resize it according to your desire
4) Optionally check the option if you want the links to be sent to your email id
5) Click on “Upload Now!”
6) That’s it!
Tinypic.com is a household name in the world of Internet users. Any image that needs to be share over the Internet which is not private or confidential is uploaded to it by a majority of people on the web.
You can learn more about Tinpyic @ Tinypic wiki. Do share it with people who are new to the Internet because am sure they will thank you for it!