Time Traveler
Photo taken at Aurelias

I absolutely love experimenting with Second Life skins and treat myself to a new one every month. Even when I’m perfectly content with my current look, a good deal will catch my eye and I just can’t resist. Take this new Aisha skin from Tutti Belli for instance—it’s only L$99 for a limited time! However, I’m a bit hesitant because their Flickr account recently got deleted. It was working just yesterday, which makes this all the more frustrating.

This isn’t Flickr’s fault, though. The brand clearly violated the ‘no commercial activity on a free account’ terms of service agreement. If none of us invested in Flickr Pro, I wouldn’t have the opportunity to share blog posts on Flickr or inform you where to purchase the items featured in my photos.

It’s disappointing when long-time favorite brands abruptly leave a platform, unless it was a genuine mistake. I sincerely hope that’s not the case. Typically, when I do blog credits, I search the brand name plus ‘Flickr’ on Google to directly link to their items. Without a searchable and universally accessible link, sharing becomes quite pointless.

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