Photobucket Launches Media Plug-in 2.0

Photobucket has announced the launch of Photobucket Media Plug-in 2.0, an enhanced version of its free image and video hosting plug-in.

The new plug-in gives users of participating web sites the ability to search for billions of publicly stored photos, videos and images from Photobucket’s extensive library, along with access to their own content from existing Photobucket media accounts, all without leaving partner sites.

Photobucket Media Plug-in 2.0 partner sites include: Freewebs,, LiveJournal, Piczo,, Singshot, and

Photobucket CEO Alex Welch said that by adding search to Photobuckets Media Plug-ins will deliver a more compelling service option for Photobucket’s partners.

25 million searches are conducted daily across Photobucket’s public library of photos, images and videos. The Photobucket service is a top 50 site online according to Alexa; their acquisition by Fox Interactive May 7 seems to have done no harm to the wildly popular service and the launch of this new service would seem to indicate that the company continues to thrive under their new owner.