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Many users are not formatting images properly. What to do?

Most of the users are either forgetting to add the exclamation mark or maybe deleted the exclamation mark before posting the question/answer. That's not what happens (at least not in most cases); new ...
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Is there moderation on images that are uploaded but not posted?

I answered this on Meta Stack Exchange at Potential to abuse Imgur?. The short answer is, we don't currently auto-delete, but because we could start doing that at any time, and given that you can get ...
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How can I add a screenshot directly from my clipboard to the body of a post?

Yes, you can. Either click the 'enter image' button or press Ctrl+G. Then it should get expanded as below: Make sure you have an image in your clipboard and then simply press the universal paste ...
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Is there an easy way to include images from https://imgur.com?

It's actually a little bit easier than pomsky points out. You don't need the URL or to open the image box. You can just: Right click the image, click "Copy Image" Then paste that image straight into ...
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Is there an easy way to include images from https://imgur.com?

Instead of downloading and re-uploading you can just copy the image URL and paste it in the image upload tool: (click 'paste')
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How can I integrate pictures/images in review queues?

New users aren't able to post images (to prevent spam or abusive material) and their posts often end up containing links to an image: some text here (source code: [some text here](https://i.stack....
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Image link cleanup for HTTPS

List of posts (once you edit a post, remove the http:// so that it's no longer a link, add i after if the Software Center icon is a problem). If an image is dead, do check http://web.archive.org/web/*/...
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Unable to upload gif image in question

The problem is that the image is too large. When you are adding an image to your post, even if you choose a link, images are always uploaded to stack.imgur.com. SE and Imgur have some form of ...
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How does SE generate profile pictures for new users?

They're third party. Look at the src URL of one. Here's muru's: https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/0ce9def9898b5e9e0339ccc26c57ae94?s=48&d=identicon&r=PG The jumble there is an MD5 hash of the ...
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How do I add images in questions?

Ask Ubuntu has a built-in image uploader: If you use it with less than 10 reputation, it will add them as links to your post; this is to prevent abuse. However, you can hope another user will convert ...
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How does SE generate profile pictures for new users?

Third party. The service is by Gravatar, which provides similar services for a number of sites, including Github, Disqus and Wordpress.
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Why can you only upload images in chat?

You can upload whatever you like (to wherever will host it) and post the URL. The "upload" in the Upload button, however, is just shorthand for "Upload an image". That is made abundantly clear when ...
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Unable to upload gif image in question

The file is almost 3MB. Maximum upload is 2MB. $ curl -I https://tedideas.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/ted_gif_800px_-07s.gif | grep Length Content-Length: 2912045
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Ubuntu icon missing from repo links

The Bitly links just need updating. We should be able to do this without editing posts (so please leave them broken for the moment). I've pinged Marco (who controls these image URLs).
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Is there moderation on images that are uploaded but not posted?

SE doesn't sort of doesn't host the images, Imgur does: from http://stack.imgur.com/ Also, it may be more likely that it checks if the links are on the SE sites, or how many request for each image ...
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Is there moderation on images that are uploaded but not posted?

Logic would dictate that stats are being kept for files that are loaded and that files that do not get loaded after x minutes get removed.
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