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Imgur - Funny Meme & GIF Maker
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Imgur is the easiest way to discover spicy memes, pets in sweaters, awe-inspiring science facts, video game Easter eggs, and all the rest of the Internet’s most entertaining stuff. Your phone is about to get a whole lot funnier. • We're proud to have a community where anyone can post a picture of a corgi butt and be Internet-famous the very same day. Cast your vote to decide what goes viral. • Every minute there’s a fresh batch of posts that will make you smile and restore your faith in humanity. • Explore your passions. Movies, comics, puns, cosplay, art, fail GIFs, board games, First World problems, Pokemon. Whatever you’re into, you’ll find more of it on Imgur. • Did you know a cat has 32 muscles in each ear? You will now.
Review of Imgur
by uncc49er06 on 2021/04/18 18:34
Enjoying it so far.
The best app
by Shadowgirl01 on 2021/04/17 05:13
I love this app !!!! Every night I browse an then I share !!!!!!
Here we are again..
by zmcqueary on 2021/04/17 03:49
Yup..still resets after moving off the app for one measly second. Why Imgur? Why can’t you just fix this issue?
Latest Update Breaks What It Set Out To Fix
by J William on 2021/04/16 02:19
The where you left off function is worse than prior to the update. Every time I open the app, it actively navigates from where I left off to Most Viral
Really
by nateglen on 2021/04/14 19:39
To many mean people!
Bad programming/UI, has gone downhill in recent years
by Annnna91 on 2021/04/13 20:47
Imgur was one of my favorite places to upload and share pictures, but in recent years they’ve made this process increasingly difficult. First, they took away the ability to edit images; simple cropping, adding lettering, drawing, etc. why? Now, it’s impossible to add pictures from my uploads to separate albums. If it isn’t, it’s incredibly difficult to find. Speaking of which, the UI is awful. I get that this Imgur is going for a more social media approach and that’s their prerogative, but you don’t have to disable image editing tools. That would make an image sharing app better lol. I found out how to edit my albums(delete photos,rearrange) in the app, but it isn’t intuitive and takes forever to get to work. I have no idea why these changes have been made. Hoping to hop on elsewhere that’s more like the old Imgur.
Love Imgur for daily cat dose and interesting stories.
by Listening4theLoveofIt on 2021/04/12 17:24
Love
Can’t see all my posts
by Itsking23 on 2021/04/11 13:06
For some reason there is a limit to how many posts of mine I can see. I literally can’t scroll down to my very first post because all of them won’t load. This has been going on for months and months now with no fix.
Thank you for giving me the colors in my dreams
by Juelz Verne on 2021/04/11 12:09
Thank you for giving me the colors in my dreams Thank you for giving me the colors in my dreams
An app of hate...
by Asb12345 on 2021/04/11 03:43
So much hate in the imgur community.
Funny ... loving ... too liberal ...
by upyourswitharubberhouse on 2021/04/09 19:14
See title
Used to be fun. Now only politics
by hatredtrain on 2021/04/08 04:04
See above.
people are quite petty with the downvoting not exactly welcoming
by I ain't gonna lie to ya on 2021/04/08 02:26
Seems like a good place to make enemies for nothing and too pussified to tell you why another biased driven app
Ads
by Shloopyloops on 2021/04/07 17:07
The ads have ruined this website. Now they want to charge for a premium? Girl. You’re memes aren’t THAT good. Step off.
Broken for months, no fix in sight
by fillerbunny9 on 2021/04/07 04:57
Login functionality has been broken for months. Zero effort seems to have been made towards fixing such a basic feature of the site. You cannot upload/comment/message.
Imgur slowdowns
by wasp604 on 2021/04/07 02:57
My iPhone 8 starts to stutter, hard, when imgur's been on for more than a few minutes. I often spend hours on there and now it's suddenly a horrible experience and I have to get up and use Imgur desktop. (that last bit was a joke, but the app really has taken a huge performance hit recently) UPDATE: My phone stutters to a halt, forcing me to wait up to 10 seconds between actions. It takes 30 seconds for me to reach Imgur in the app switcher. I kill Imgur app. Everything suddenly returns to normal. I think Imgur has bad ads, or a memory leak. UPDATE: Imgur keeps sending bogus notifications, even when the setting for those is disabled.
DISGUSTING APP AND PEOPLE
by Truthseeker521 on 2021/04/06 00:29
Those who run this app are part of the huge issue we have in the country. These people support cancel culture. Forget them being for free speech they are not even for freedom at all. They will kick you off the platform without a single reason why and I personally was kicked off for sharing content I have checked and found to be authentic but they don’t like it so they just ban you. Lol. We will see. Love it. Watch !! Truth will always win. That’s why I can sit back and smile at this pathetic platform. You won’t rule me.
Keeps resetting
by Captain_Jack on 2021/04/05 13:58
Can you fix this please? Tired of switching apps and constantly having Imgur go to the top of the list EVERY TIME.
Title
by Barroom x Hero on 2021/04/05 04:31
App is a gud... fyve 🌟staws. 🍌4 skale.
Not understanding users at All
by Kzandy on 2021/04/05 03:42
Their users are nearly All liberal. They have ads, and that’s fine. They recently allowed their ads to play audio, regardless of the user’s phone settings. This allows them to get more money for ads, and also pisses off its entire user base. It will backfire terribly. Will getting more money Now for ads be worth getting even less ads because tons of users trash your reviews, which the businesses buying ad spots will see? How was this not thought through? Also they still have no way of filtering Anything. Repeat image posts that were clearly accidental? More than half the image posts clearly aren’t posting publicly on purpose. Fixing those things would make content So much better. But instead they try and encourage people to post based on themes. It’s like they are doing ice breakers at a corporate event. Everyone loves those, right?
What’s with all the ads??
by NMY2020 on 2021/04/03 18:06
I used to love this app, I’ve had it for years. Lately though? I can’t even use it without being inundated with ad after ad. Huge banner ads on the front page, banner ads on each post, and ad posts every three or four posts. It’s completely out of control. I’m over this crap.
Reloading App
by Ceiran9 on 2021/04/01 16:50
Leave the app for 5 seconds and it reloads every time. Instagram doesn't even refresh this much. Just load it on your browser.
Eh
by Reverend Revan on 2021/03/31 06:14
Still garbage, but now with more ads.
Top notch meme service
by John bygone on 2021/03/30 16:04
For days when we literally have to rely on memes for news. Watermarks for citation . Lag blah blah you’re welcome.
On this app for 8 years
by Andrew Lux on 2021/03/29 19:05
I used to love it, but now there’s some bugs that clearlyyy Imgur knows of but won’t fix. The biggest being if you leave the app you’ll lose your place and it’ll take you back to a fresh home screen. This is most likely so you can be run through ads again, which is kinda smart on their part. And second, after about 5 minutes of scrolling, my entire iPhone will start slowing down and then freeze, only until I quit the app completely will my phone be normal again. And last, a lot of bot are on here. They comment and post and seem like real people, but it’s either propaganda or selling something subtly. Anyways, imgur used to be a great place for laughs, now it’s all politics and hate.
Sad & Infuriating
by Deveeno Bobeeno on 2021/03/27 22:08
I know not everyone on imgur is a complete imbecile, but the majority of people appear to always be the ones who are rash, rude, salty, bitter, disrespectful, asinine, and belligerent. They’re the types of people you want to knock unconsciousness through the screen, and they’re always behaving like they have a barbed metal pole shoved up their rear end. These aren’t smart people, and they’re not friendly either, which makes the developers of this app even worse for not weeding them out, or giving them a warning at the very least. Parents need to take away their disabled and/or young child’s phone, and make sure they don’t have access to the imgur app, but then again, it’s imgur’s fault for ignoring their community. The reporting system is the most inferior method of handling a community I’ve ever seen in my life. I wish I could give less than one star, or a negative star. And one more thing! My internet works perfectly fine with literally every other app, except imgur. The capacity randomly takes a titanic dump for seemingly no reason, and I can’t post anything for the longest time. This app is utterly pathetic, and I’m deleting it as soon as I’m done typing this review.
“Holier than thou” community
by ap4acpgblel on 2021/03/26 23:48
The first picture I post is a 3 second video of my cat purring with a funny face and I get bombarded with snowflakes accusing me of being a cat abuser. Yeah no thanks, if I wanted a social media site where everyone is overly judgemental I’d just post on Reddit. I’ll find a different site to post my stuff on, I only want it to share stuff with my gf anyway. If you’re an omega leftist who likes to put others down, this app is perfect for you and you’ll fit into the community just fine.
Political
by Zeds1419 on 2021/03/26 23:48
If you don’t like politics (either ways) this is not for you
I thought my iphone was getting old
by Cforcalvin on 2021/03/26 09:50
from the battery draining quickly and then overheating- until I realized it’s not the phone, it’s this app. Everytime i use the phone without touching the app it’s fine and battery life and temperature is as expected. The second I start using the app the battery drain doubles- and then it overheats more and more as I scroll down, until it starts to lag. If I keep scrolling it lags more and more until it starts to have trouble loading new posts. Many times if I switch to another app for just a few seconds and come back, the whole app resets and I’m back to the top of the feed again. Is the app poorly optimized?
Good stuff
by NickKenLucario on 2021/03/26 05:29
Good stuff
It's the app, not the site
by woopiggie on 2021/03/24 21:30
The imgur site itself is an awesome platform. It is the gold standard for meme sharing and banter. My issue is with the app. The app itself is awful. First, if you back out of the app for even 5 seconds, it automatically refreshes itself and you then have to scroll back through everything you've just spent 10 minutes looking at yo get where you were. And this is IF you can ever get back to that point. This is a setting you cannot change. Second, it is constantly giving me the notification bubble and I will visit every screen and there aren't any notifications. This happens all the time. Finally, they ask you to pay money for an ad free experience but half the ads are imgur ads trying to get you to pay to skip ads.. lame.
CONSTANT push notifications even when disabled
by thatwashawkward on 2021/03/24 03:13
Now that we can all enjoy this app for $1.99/month ad free, I’m getting constant push notifications. I have them turned off in the app, phone, and browser settings, yet I STILL get them CONSTANTLY. I’ll be browsing and BOOM, notification separately from the app. I close the notification and Imgur refreshes, taking me back to the newest posts. Also noticed after ~5 ads I swipe past the app suddenly can’t load any content. I’m on my last leg before deleting this app
Crap - BOGUS
by XweAponX on 2021/03/23 14:59
LATEST VERSION HAS NOW BECOME AD RIDDLED AND SUBSCRIPTION BASED- Downgraded to previous version instantly. I can't believe this is the official imgur app? Whatta load of crap. There is absolutely no access to the images in my account. That's what I want in an Imgur client, this client is designed to show you the crappy viral images. What we need is access to our personal accounts so we can manage our own images. This is the worst of all imgur apps, at least imgrup keeps track of your uploads.
This is a worthless app
by ka0sdem0n on 2021/03/20 12:52
Imgur used to be a place for fun and interesting stories and images, now it’s full of ads, along with what I’m lead to believe is intentional of the app restarting every time you switch so you lose your place in the feed. I deleted the app after having it for years.
Fun community
by Totalhome on 2021/03/19 23:45
Always enjoy my imager.
Best ever
by allisonmkorn on 2021/03/18 09:00
Love it!
Cats
by cargo4kd2 on 2021/03/18 03:45
I can’t see what I am typing help I am sutuck in avoid really please help with am not ducking around
...
by TheClassiestFawn on 2021/03/17 05:55
:)
Not fun anymore
by alphafinish on 2021/03/15 23:55
I’ve been an active user on Imgur since 2013. It used to be my favorite app to find memes, and interesting content. I stopped using it about a year ago because everything was about the pandemic and the election. I got back on today for the first time. I was only on 5 minutes and deleted the app. Ads everywhere. The worst part was the content and comments. Almost every post is political, not funny, and the comments are downright rude, and vulgar.
Slow during peak hours
by kokskpanes on 2021/03/11 02:36
I browse Imgur for a bit before I go to sleep and have a hard time getting gifs to load. Annoying.
No html links
by RPM729 on 2021/03/11 00:37
How is it not an option for me to copy my own image links to share with someone? What a completely embarrassing lack of functionality.
Freezes and heats up my phone
by Jason Mark on 2021/03/10 22:49
For the past month or so this app is practically unusable. After about 5 or 10 minutes of use my phone gets hot and freezes. After quitting other apps are sluggish for a little while then it recovers and goes back to normal.
What was updated?
by nmoody on 2021/03/10 05:22
Did you update the app just to advertise you paid service to remove advertisements?
This
by RustPunkCrustPunk on 2021/03/09 01:08
This app has inspired me to walk internet service company startup part of my city and scissor kick the first techie I see, hope you’re happy living with that
So many ads
by robinhoodisreallythesheriff on 2021/03/08 15:57
Used to be a great app but now it gives an ad between every 3-4 images. The same ad....every single time too.
Politics
by Taylor Durst on 2021/03/07 23:50
I’ve used this app and been apart of this community for 10yrs. And over the past 2-3 years I’ve found myself using it less and less due to how political this app has gotten. I didn’t install this app to see constant politics I installed it to see memes and dogs.
Feeling hot..Hot...HOT
by Amarangel on 2021/03/07 21:59
How does the Imgur app set my iPhone to such a raging temperature? It’s insane.
Barely functional
by Bee1492 on 2021/03/07 14:33
Honestly this app is getting more and more frustrating. I’ve been holding out, waiting to see the functionality improve but it keeps getting worse. Using it for 3+ minutes makes my phone hot to the touch. Within that same amount of time I get several ‘Bad ad’ alerts where an ad is attempting to force me to leave the app. I’ve reported at least 6 of those in 10 minutes! The app still crashes 75% of the time when I go to check a text for a minute and come back. Have to start scrolling all over again. There are times when the app works better. The community is fun, the images and comments are interesting, and it’s a nice place to take a quick break. It just doesn’t function consistently.
Memes feed
by sweet-jont on 2021/03/06 15:13
Super lit
App is now trying to track you
by ACE Campo on 2021/03/06 14:49
Recently iOS warnings have started to pop up asking for location permission or to open other apps. Shady privacy violation stuff. Despite being a long-time Imgur user I deleted the app. I’ll just use the mobile site from now on.
Imgur critique
by Groundrunner100 on 2021/03/04 05:16
Overall, it’s alright. Needs a bigger tag limit.
Stupid Cashgrab
by redwolftrash on 2021/03/03 17:12
Every single time I want to upload a photo to Reddit, I have to reupload this monstrosity of an app because GOD FORBID you just LET ME UPLOAD IMAGES ON THE WEBSITE. God, I hate this stupid app.
Review
by KCG2107 on 2021/03/03 15:54
I’m a ten year imgurian deleting the app because it closes and loses your place every thirty seconds or so. Get a text and switch apps? Start your surf over. Skip an ad? Start your surf over. Look at the app too long? Start your surf over. It is so user unfriendly now that you have to think it is intentional. Like some sort of torture experiment to see what their users will put up with. Well, they found my limit. Ten years. So long and thanks for all the fish.
Excessive Battery Drain
by rdh9811 on 2021/03/02 13:24
Over the last few months, the app has rendered the battery life of my phone almost unusable. Using Imgur for any length of time can use up to 40% in only an hour
Another app on the censorship bandwagon
by T0NYTIGER on 2021/02/28 17:16
This app, like so many others has become a place where censorship rules. Any expression of a view point regardless of proper conduct results in everyone on there reporting on you and the site then banning you with no looking into the matter or appealing to the process. Is this even America anymore???
Censorious
by mitch0310 on 2021/02/27 21:46
Imgur is NOT a proponent of free speech, so long as one disagrees with the clearly left-leaning politics of the company. Once a great collection of memes, the site/app has turned into a cesspool of conservative-hating bullies. If one enjoys being babied/coddled, and enjoy having comments deleted without explanation, then this is the place for you.
Imgur reset
by Magic8ball633 on 2021/02/25 03:27
Please stop resetting Imgur to the homepage when the user briefly switches to a different app. It’s extremely frustrating. Sincerely, Everybody EDIT: thank you for resolving this (about 70% of the time it now does not reset, I’ll take it!). Maybe one more thing you could look into, sometimes when I see an image, I smile and scroll forward one, then decide to go back and favorite it. Instead of the image I liked, there’s an ad. I scroll. Back two, and it’s the image before the one I liked. I scroll forward, and it’s the ad. The ad replaces the image I liked, and I can no longer get to it. The ads should be between images, not on top of them. Ohh and if you click on one of many images to enlarge it, it would be cool if we could click or swipe left or right to see the next image in that same post also enlarged.
Too Political
by Rach_Worst on 2021/02/21 21:38
It used to have better content. If I wanted to view content on political matters, I would watch CNN.
???
by iavir on 2021/02/20 02:59
I just want to see pictures from reddit. Not create a frakking dating profile.
Why so high?
by fdjdew on 2021/02/19 19:46
How is the score for this app so high? Are people using it? I swear this bad boy goes down at least once a week for several hours at a time. Even when it works, comments and multi-image posts are a crapshoot. This app runs like it’s trying to give me malware. This app runs like it’s being paid not to. This app runs like it wants me to uninstall.
Tracking Mightmare
by TranceMist on 2021/02/19 14:23
Just launching this app it connects to about 30 trackers, half of them to Facebook. (You can monitor this using Lockdown)
I’m going to continue to use it, but something has to change
by ~[Redacted]~ on 2021/02/16 23:36
Look, I understand an occasional reboot and losing my place. However, I’m halfway into a comment get a text or look at google I expect to at the very least be on the same image when I get back to Imgur. Maybe don’t have what I had written but at least I can find it easily enough and continue where I left off. But, every single time I leave the app it crashes and resets. For something that resets and changes where and what you were looking at it’s almost impossible to find the image or comment I was trying to reply to. It’s so frustrating and is actually make me angry enough to stop using the app for awhile until I forget and go to use it to forget about time. THIS, is what will make me leave if nothing is done. Or have a history tab so I can go look at what I’ve viewed recently if your gonna crash everytime I leave the app to text or google something.
Leftist playground
by Clepster on 2021/02/16 19:06
Conservative humor, speech, and thinking is not welcome here.
App Functionality Has Gone Downhill
by Shouldn'thavetopayforthisshit on 2021/02/16 16:08
This review is only about the functionality of the app and has nothing to do with content I feel like this app gets worse with every update. It used to be fine, but it was never great, and now that it auto updates and throws you back to the newest or highest rated post if you navigate away for the tiniest amount of time, say to check a text, it’s just terrible. Like allow the user some level of control over what we’re looking at. I’m probably going to stop using it because it’s really obnoxious.
I try. They still hate me.
by THE PharmDiva on 2021/02/16 03:52
Oh well. I’ll try harder I guess.
Image dump
by worlddfkuffrr on 2021/02/16 03:21
Not sure if it’s a update or a bug but whenever I delete a folder all the images just pop out and flow back onto the posts.
Bring premium features to iOS
by George Donskoy on 2021/02/16 02:09
It’s so annoying to see so many political posts on the front page without being able to block them.
Makes my phone hot to the touch
by Hans v on 2021/02/15 09:36
The only app I have that changes my phone’s temperature. Likely kills my battery as well. Get it under control.
Good for uploading images and videos to share
by Tickledragon on 2021/02/14 22:53
You can upload the video/photo set it to private so the toxic fan base can’t eat you alive then send a link to it
Imgur chat?
by ChaseJTaker on 2021/02/14 04:06
I understand wanting us to participate, but chat never unlocks?
Octopus
by commercialmortgageunlimited on 2021/02/13 13:44
An octopus is the most amazing creature
Fix the request to access more photos error
by disneydoc on 2021/02/13 07:15
Every time I try to save a photo it wants to access more photos. I already gave it access to the folder I wanted and am just going to delete the stupid app if it asks again next time I go to save a picture.
Bad
by Me_000009 on 2021/02/12 17:37
This app is actual garbage. It makes you sign in to use it, every time. I don’t need to sign in. I’m getting a gif. You don’t need my email and phone number. I’m pretty sure it’s just a dirty info tracking app.
Cluttered, intrusive garbage
by Mapleine on 2021/02/11 16:32
I like Imgur as a hosting service but their app is a mess compared to the site and the site is already becoming riddled with more and more issues by the day. Ads, pop ups, awkward interface, navigation that rips control from you and make decisions for you, etc. Just avoid
Resets every time you switch apps or lock your phone
by chubby boxer on 2021/02/11 02:29
Man I used to love browsing and coming back to the place I was and looking at older posts, now if I answer a call or a text or switch to another app, my feed gets reset to the beginning, I can’t even lock my phone and remain in the same place. I am here strolling through my favorites and as soon as I get a call.... you guessed it! feed resets, from my favorites bruh Absolute trash right now
Bizarre
by Fluffy McFlufferson on 2021/02/10 22:04
Nonsensically inconsistent moderation - Imgur literally allows pornography/nude artwork to thrive on their platform (reaching the featured/front page, even), while mildly suggestive images (non-vulgar, non-offensive, no-nudity) get users suspensions. Have no idea what the clowns running this site are up to.
Remember when they were the good guys?
by iFredTV on 2021/02/10 08:36
Want to view this review? Download our app! Sign into our app! Give us access to you phone with our app! I miss the days when people just uploaded their images to flickr
Good app, recently very frustrating
by Bippity5567483 on 2021/02/08 03:01
The app itself works well, but within the last 6 months it began doing a thing where... if you switch out to another app and back, it resets back to the top of the main page. So once you’re browsing the app, you’re stuck to it until you finish what you’re looking at, cause if you change apps and try to return, what you were looking at will be gone. Can we fix this, please? It’s made a good app very frustrating and unfriendly to use realistically.
Just go to the website
by Cjcarroll on 2021/02/07 17:01
The app constantly refreshes back to the first image if you leave it fir just a second to answer a text. Use the website until they finally decide to fix
Mobile experience good but limited
by championunderdog on 2021/02/07 14:19
Mobile experience is ok. Not sure why GIF selection or posting images in comments is so difficult in the app compared to desktop.
Broken
by Ry25 on 2021/02/07 07:11
Being unable to favorite a post on mobile makes this app irrelevant.
App is poor quality
by Nimdae on 2021/02/06 21:39
I was an early adopter emerald subscriber as I wanted to support Imgur. It promised an ad free experience. This came for the website and the android app but I gave up waiting for it in the iOS app. Along with this loading things became hit or miss. These days, animations and video rarely load in a usable way. I give up on the app for browsing Imgur.
Keeps crashing
by Asailinggirl on 2021/02/06 00:04
This app keeps crashing. It also losing your place constantly and takes you back to the main page.
Downhill
by annoyed woman 2.0 on 2021/02/04 17:49
I’ve been on since 2016 and in the last year I decided to delete the app. Anyone against a liberal view was attacked viciously in the comment section. That brings up the point of why are we so political on a image app. No fun, full of angry women.
App resetting
by atsvjitdcvjkig on 2021/02/03 02:38
The constant resetting of the app has become a major issue. It’s turned me off from using the app as much. If I respond to a text, or do any minor thing in which my full attention isn’t on the app, it reboots and puts me back at the beginning. On a positive note, it’s cute down on the amount of time I spend scrolling through random posts.
Phone heats up quickly. App crashes.
by yzmotoxer807 on 2021/02/02 11:08
On my iPhone XS with the latest iOS, the phone heats up quickly while using the app, and then the app crashes. This happens quite frequently.
The app encourages violence
by SashaFearice on 2021/02/02 10:35
I just recently came across two comments about burning down news buildings. The mods will not remove it. If you aren’t a far left leaning liberal you won’t fit in here. This is the Democrat’s version of Parler. Sarah, one of the co-founders, encourages this violence and hatred and if you bring it up to her she will ban you from the app. I would only come here if you have an extreme hatred for anyone with a differing opinion.
A passable time-sink
by Puncheroni on 2021/02/02 04:33
Do you like low-effort user content, confession bear memes, and whining into the void? Yes? Well have I got an app for you...
Left wing nuts
by leftwingnuts on 2021/02/02 00:33
Awesome fun content..... god forbid you are a conservative..
App going downhill
by Barrett0 on 2021/02/01 23:27
I’ve been an Imgur member for years now. Ads are getting more and more frequent. Gifs get cut off if you’re watching from the feed page, which require you to click and rewatch the whole thing. Everytime I switch apps and go back, it starts me at the top of the feed again and I have to scroll down to where I was. Wish it was more user friendly.
A Toxic Community
by Andy-1992 on 2021/02/01 14:27
I am a “Glorious” member who has enjoyed Imgur for a decade, but today is the day I finally quit. No longer is Imgur a place to share funny images, creative videos, and yes - reposts until the end of days. Now Imgur is toxic. It has a disease, and the symptoms are present every day on Most Viral. Pure hatred every day. Whether it’s politicians, corporations, religious peoples, whites, or simply those who have more than them that they envy instead of strive to become, Imgur has become an echo chamber of hatefulness. It literally brings me down instead of up in the morning now. It’s been doing that for a long time actually. I got addicted to the funny memes, but now check it every day just to get sad. I’ve finally realized it and I’m setting myself free. Maybe I’ll check on you again in several years. Good luck, Imgur
One star
by InkSummit on 2021/01/31 16:29
Much shitpost, very little else.
New to me
by josewfunk on 2021/01/31 00:35
Hard at first but get easier
Needs improvement
by RinzlerelzniR on 2021/01/30 17:50
The scrolling on the app is abysmal. It’s not smooth. And for some reason my phone gets warm every time I use Imgur app. And I notice it drains my battery faster. I’ve uninstalled multiple times already.
Best app in the world
by Joenationwide on 2021/01/30 14:22
Reddit may be the meme creator, but the place to go to see the best memes has always been Imgur.
Too many shady ads.
by No more malicious ads pls on 2021/01/30 09:58
Too many shady Ads. Remove ads please thanks
When I Close The App
by chezsuis on 2021/01/30 09:39
I lose my spot and so I gave the app one star.
Sad
by Joshuajon on 2021/01/29 16:58
Used to be a great way to waste time, laugh, and keep up with the times. It has been taken over by a political group and now it is just a toxic echo chamber
No usage
by JuiceBond on 2021/01/29 13:56
I can't open any outside links on the app. It keeps telling me I need to download the app first even though I already have it.
Not what it used to be
by Jbrown757 on 2020/09/17 02:23
Imgur, after being a member for 4 years I deleted my account and your app from my devices. I used your product to catch a laugh and see some cool stuff. Now, I sort through political bogus constantly and your app is nothing like what it was. I am afraid to say, your community has become a political breeding ground for bias news and unchecked facts. (And I don’t even support Trump but some of that stuff on there is just putting noise in people’s heads. It’s close to the election so I understand it’s a front page topic, but the negativity toward Trump with not one opposing view or slight toward the other side is shameful.) I will return should your rules change to sort out political nonsense. Until then, I wish you the best in your communities future.
Memes, Politics, Vitriol
by ketchcrap on 2020/11/29 02:21
Let’s just start off by saying it’s no longer what it used to be. I joined imgur in 2014 after a year or so of lurking. Imgur was in its prime, constant newly shared content, memes, etc. The point based system was addicting and trying to share new and funny things to connect with the community was exciting. Eventually though, it strayed away from being an exciting, open and accepting community to one of a single purpose, “you’re either with us or against us, you either agree with us, or we’re going to erase you from the platform.” I’m not talking about the developers and creators, I’m talking about the community. The community has essentially destroyed what imgur once was. These days imgur is strictly about politics and making sure you’re on their side and you agree with their policies more so than about connecting people and sharing content. If you join imgur I suggest staying off the front page as it is full of anger, hatred and vitriol, if you disagree with someone they will make sure others attack you for what you believe in. Imgur is no longer an accepting community, but a haven for rude and insensitive people looking to tear down whatever it is you believe in.
Sad & Infuriating
by Deveeno Bobeeno on 2021/03/27 22:08
I know not everyone on imgur is a complete imbecile, but the majority of people appear to always be the ones who are rash, rude, salty, bitter, disrespectful, asinine, and belligerent. They’re the types of people you want to knock unconsciousness through the screen, and they’re always behaving like they have a barbed metal pole shoved up their rear end. These aren’t smart people, and they’re not friendly either, which makes the developers of this app even worse for not weeding them out, or giving them a warning at the very least. Parents need to take away their disabled and/or young child’s phone, and make sure they don’t have access to the imgur app, but then again, it’s imgur’s fault for ignoring their community. The reporting system is the most inferior method of handling a community I’ve ever seen in my life. I wish I could give less than one star, or a negative star. And one more thing! My internet works perfectly fine with literally every other app, except imgur. The capacity randomly takes a titanic dump for seemingly no reason, and I can’t post anything for the longest time. This app is utterly pathetic, and I’m deleting it as soon as I’m done typing this review.
An actual detriment to even have downloaded
by Avlongirl on 2020/10/10 12:37
My main problem with the Imgur mobile site is that it massively downgraded the quality of images, which is annoying for normal pictures but is actually crippling for your ability to read any text on the images that’s somewhat small. Zooming in or opening the image in a new tab do nothing to help. I assumed downloading the app would let me see things in full resolution. It’s annoying that you need to log in and select topics of interest. The fact that it tries to create a feed for you makes it feel like the app is trying to force you to treat it like reddit or a social media site where you just scroll through an infinite feed. That’s not what I and most people use Imgur for, and it’s just an awkward thing. Even beyond the minor annoyances, the biggest issue is that it doesn’t at all improve the quality, and it prevents you from opening anything on the mobile website by automatically redirecting you to the app. This second part is a huge problem because the only actual way to view images in high quality is through the “request desktop website” function on the safari browser app, which you can’t do if you have the Imgur app downloaded because it won’t let you open the Imgur mobile website at all, meaning you can’t switch over to the desktop site to actually view your images. So needless to say I’ve deleted the app and am actively searching for an alternative to Imgur that isn’t such a dumpster fire to use on mobile.
Inferior to the mobile website
by Dr. Missile on 2018/08/18 19:31
I look at imgur for images not for comments. If I want comments I’ll look at reddit. The problem with the mobile app is that each post is cluttered with other annoying and unwanted information such as comments, links, and tags and there is an unwanted toolbar persistent at the bottom of the screen. The result is that only 50% of the screen is dedicated to the actual image. Also, on the website, if you click the ‘view more’ button, it expands the the additional posts inline. The app takes you to a different page, requiring going back and forth a lot. Personally I hate this and much prefer the contiguous browsing experience of the website. All in the app provides an very unpleasant image viewing experience. As an aside, that you can no longer hide the ‘view in app’ button on the mobile website is pretty effing obnoxious. How bout this- make the app better than the website, catering to my and I assume others desire to view images more fluidly.
It gets worse every time
by Electrimatics on 2018/07/13 19:23
Let me first correct the description: Imgur is not the easiest way to discover spicy memes. There is a fresh batch of spambot posts every minute. Your phone is about to get slower, hotter, and most definitely less funny. Recent updates have proven the company has loss regard for its users and focused a little too much on how the can extract money by making viewing posts less user friendly by the minute. I understand that this is a free app and a business model must make money, but beware of floating ad bars, adds between every few posts, adds in the middle of threads, and so on. And they aren't just ads; they are intrusive, prompt users to download malware on the regular, show pornographic images, and freeze a post when they fail to load (which, again, is a common occurrence). When I joined a few years ago, I would have, without a doubt, given Imgur 6 stars. This is the only way we are able to speak up, as posts challenging the company are deleted within the app itself.
Too Political
by Jeff1235632 on 2020/12/13 16:33
Imgur used to have very wholesome and inspiring stories that would cheer up ones day. Now it headlines constant political posts written by edgy teenagers that promote violence and bullying on literally anybody who doesn’t fit whatever twisted leftist version they perverted on here. Because whatever this is on this app is not true leftist. I have seen posts promoting violence on not just police officers but their FAMILIES too and even posts that idolize convicted pedophiles as heroes. If you try to have any form of a debate with someone you will get downvoted by the rest and eventually banned from commenting or posting. I don’t know who they have monitoring these posts but it is atrocious that they allow such hate to be headlined on an app that they themselves advertise as being a place where everyone can come together. If they want the app to get better to what it once was they need to filter the system so that everyday normal users can find what they want without having to sort through hateful posts that were written by toxic people.
Back In My Day...
by xXthat1dudeXx on 2018/07/06 00:10
Dear Reader, Back in 2012 when I first became a member of imgur, the site was a great get away. It was a fantastic way to unwind after work for 15 minutes get a few laughs and continue with my day. It was efficient, straightforward, and fun. Now, though, it’s loaded with ads and slower than any app I’ve ever used. It starts off alright, but slows down 2-3 images in. After that it’s slow to transition from one .gif to the next. God forbid you run your finer over an ad. It’ll sit there and spin for a minute then load up an ad you care nothing about. At this point, you have to close the app completely and restart it, assuming you want to continue dealing with it. Back in my day it was fun. Back in my day it was efficient. Back in my day imgur was the place to be. Now it’s inefficient and a reminder of how the internet (a reflection of the world) just isn’t what it once was. There’s usually animals, so that deserves a star.
They don’t care about the community
by coopman200 on 2018/06/05 15:02
The Imgur Devs seem to pride themselves on having at least decent interactions with their community in the past. There was a kind of trust that the devs wouldn’t do anything to drastic to sellout the users. For example, around a year ago they made a promise that they would never have intrusive advertisements, only banner ads. Well they have either forgotten their promises or have decided that they don’t care about the users anymore, since ads will now show up in the middle of posts. I understand that companies that provide a product for “free” need to make revenue somehow, but this is too far. Making ads in intrusive places where people can accidentally click on them, (yes we know it’s on purpose), will turn users away. Not to mention all the malware and dangerous ads that can appear both on the app and website. I’ve been on Imgur since basically the beginning, and it has gone from a small company that I adored to just another sellout.
Great and (at times) Enlightening Time-waster
by Punkishgoddess on 2017/10/12 23:34
This community is fantastic, even the trolls make you laugh at times. If you have yet to experience Imgur, please do yourself a favor and try it out.... sometimes it can take a couple of days to get hooked and see the beauty of this community. It’s five star hands down. Now as for this version... I gave it four stars because the notifications seems broken, at least for me. It shows that I have them but when I open the app and select notifications it never generates anything other than “Imgur-verse” instructionals. I know how hard you guys work to squash these little bugs, which I’m uber thankful for, and I’m hopeful this will be corrected shortly.
I’m going to continue to use it, but something has to change
by ~[Redacted]~ on 2021/02/16 23:36
Look, I understand an occasional reboot and losing my place. However, I’m halfway into a comment get a text or look at google I expect to at the very least be on the same image when I get back to Imgur. Maybe don’t have what I had written but at least I can find it easily enough and continue where I left off. But, every single time I leave the app it crashes and resets. For something that resets and changes where and what you were looking at it’s almost impossible to find the image or comment I was trying to reply to. It’s so frustrating and is actually make me angry enough to stop using the app for awhile until I forget and go to use it to forget about time. THIS, is what will make me leave if nothing is done. Or have a history tab so I can go look at what I’ve viewed recently if your gonna crash everytime I leave the app to text or google something.
Leftist Mouthpiece
by AreYouReadyForTheCountry on 2020/10/23 11:27
Imgur is a leftist garbage propaganda website. It used to be a lot of fun, cat videos, dog memes and smokin hotties in bikini’s all over the front page. Now it’s just an “Orange Man Bad” website. These people are so bitter and eaten up with radical leftism, they cannot help but spew propaganda. If you try to bring up an opposing view point you’re post or comment are downvoted. These downvotes effect your account, and once you reach -200 points your account is banned from commenting or posting. So if you do not support radical left wing communism and you offer a different viewpoint or argument, you’re silenced. Try mentioning how communism was the most dangerous ideology of the 20th century and is responsible for the death of nearly 100 million people. All facts. The Antifa/communists will downvote you, insult you with vile and vulgar threats and even death threats. This is all supported by the radical leftist moderators and creators of the website. It’s disgusting and I’m sure this review will be deleted as well.
Bad programming/UI, has gone downhill in recent years
by Annnna91 on 2021/04/13 20:47
Imgur was one of my favorite places to upload and share pictures, but in recent years they’ve made this process increasingly difficult. First, they took away the ability to edit images; simple cropping, adding lettering, drawing, etc. why? Now, it’s impossible to add pictures from my uploads to separate albums. If it isn’t, it’s incredibly difficult to find. Speaking of which, the UI is awful. I get that this Imgur is going for a more social media approach and that’s their prerogative, but you don’t have to disable image editing tools. That would make an image sharing app better lol. I found out how to edit my albums(delete photos,rearrange) in the app, but it isn’t intuitive and takes forever to get to work. I have no idea why these changes have been made. Hoping to hop on elsewhere that’s more like the old Imgur.
Long time user
by jmgreen1421 on 2020/10/10 05:08
I’ve been a member of Imgur for 7 years and I still find it’s the main place I go to scroll. However the most recent update forces the app to reload if you leave it for more than about 10 seconds which is SO FRUSTRATING because if I switch apps because someone messaged me or I want to look something up about a post, when I go back I lose my place in the feed and have to scroll through what I’ve already seen to get back to where I was. I’m also an iOS developer and I know there’s always a ton of unintended functionality that comes with app development, especially with iOS 14, so this might not be something that is even being tracked or thought of for UX. But it is the worst bug right now in my opinion and is very disruptive to the normal user experience
Not what it used to be
by pete479 on 2020/09/27 19:26
Rehashing essentially what jbrown757 mentioned. Unfortunately Imgur has become a graveyard of political memes to vilify one side of the political party and apotheosize the other. I don’t even like Trump, but actual fake news regularly reaches the front page now because of the nature of community voting. I’ve redownloaded the app several times but each time the temptation to participate in political memery or even gloss over it is outweighed by how absolutely one-sided the content is. If you need your outrage to be massaged even more in 2020, then this app may be right for you. Otherwise, idk what else to say. I came to imgur looking for funny memes but left in search of a shower
Days gone
by omenapple on 2020/10/14 04:56
Imgur used to be fun, then it went towards the money and more and more ads. Constantly trying to push its users to use the “updated view” which looks hideous (kakis meme here) and reacts terribly. I joined Imgur back in 2010, back when it was more of the Wild West but still tried to maintain its PCness. The users had more control and you didn’t have an ad trying to sell you on a terrible movie or a new blender or XYZ. The app runs terribly it crashes and it now forces users to put your phone number into it so that it can “verify” your account. I can tell you that I put a fake number into it, with no previous contacts, the number I didn’t use for anything had for 10 days before putting into the app and a day later got an automated call. Imgur. I. Am. Done. No faith in you, you sold out on your site, sold out from what you were made for, sold info and have an awful app.
Nuff said
by Aisha918 on 2017/11/25 02:34
It’s an app that I’ve had for a long time, through all the updates and random changes. I’ve been here since the beginning idea of folders, the pleas and after years the final hurrah of getting them. This app is addictive, strangely not in a bad way, and because it’s very easy to understand I can find things extremely easy. And it’s interactive. I LOVE how interactive it is. I wish the “did you miss the day before?” Option would come back, I loved clicking and going back to the posts I missed the day before. But it’s super amazing
Disappointing
by AKosDaBoss on 2020/11/22 00:36
I feel bad giving this app this rating, but I feel like I have to based on what it is these days. I used to get on Imgur when I was having a slow or rough day to laugh at some memes, smile at wholesome content, learn a new thing or two, and just generally enjoy some interesting and entertaining content. Those days are over. You get on now and the posts just make you more depressed than you already were. Half the posts are political BS and the rest isn’t what it used to be. Why did it have to come to this? It’s not what the platform was intended to be. It should be a lighthearted corner of the internet. If you lean left politically, you might like it. If you lean right, you’ll be mad at what you’re seeing but laugh. If you’re a true moderate not enticed by the identity politics of today, you will hate it like nothing else to see this is what the world has come to.
Baffling lack of basic functionality
by DCpwnz on 2019/09/12 17:30
As a standalone app, I’m sure Imgur works fine, but attempting to open a high-resolution image that you found through another service seems to actually be impossible. I found a reddit post with an image I’d like as a wallpaper for my phone. Some users recommended setting the imgur website to desktop mode for a high-res version, but that option has apparently been removed from the web version. Hitting the “open in app” button simply opens the apple store, trying to save the image to my account just tells me that the browser version has been discontinued, and searching the exact title of the image returns no results. Even with the exact imgur URL for the image, there is no way to access it through the app. This should be a simple process. The “Open in App” button should just open the image, but it somehow fails to do even that.
Horrible Anymore
by Meeks4532 on 2020/10/02 19:12
This site is awful now. It’s one big far left circle jerk. I used to love coming on Imgur and used it since the very beginning. It was always good for a laugh. Now every post is just hateful garbage. They hate conservatives, women, and fat people (specifically fat women) with such unbridled rage that it will really blow your mind. I’m a woman and the incels are thick. I finally deleted the app a while back and haven’t thought about it much since. If there’s a post where a woman gets punched in the face you’ll hear a lot of MRA slogans like, “Equal rights means equal lefts!” Seriously??? If your opinions differs at all they’ll set upon you with the most vile attacks ever calling you a racist, smooth brain, idiot, etc. anything they can think. Become part of the hive mind and don’t think for yourself at all or question anything and maybe you’ll enjoy this singular thought cesspool. I’m off to greener pastures.
The ads....SOOOO many ads.
by UnableToThinkOfAWittyNickname on 2019/09/27 03:04
I’m fine with the intermittent ads shuffled between multiple gifs on the same post. I’m fine with the full page ads between posts. The browser redirect ads though are beyond annoying. I tried to address the issue with support because those ads are SUPPOSED to be in violation of Imgur’s policy. Since reporting, it seems as though the amount of these invasive ads has grown exponentially. Every three to five posts and I have to close the App Store popup, then close Safari, and only then can I return to browsing in this poorly maintained, under managed app. I’d suggest avoiding this app if you value your sanity and the security of your phone.
I love Imgur but...
by flxwerjjj on 2019/08/20 20:15
Tbh I love using Imgur to save photos in my own albums etc., but the only thing I was kind of dissatisfied with was when I guess every time I exceed the number of images in an album, it’ll most of the time rearrange my photos in the album by itself even when I chose not to rearrange my photos that way. If possible, I hope there’ll be a solution for this. And also for every time I put a link or something in the description part of the photos, when I refresh the page, the link will appear to be broken and not together. I hope that'll be fixed soon as well. I still love Imgur though!
It's the app, not the site
by woopiggie on 2021/03/24 21:30
The imgur site itself is an awesome platform. It is the gold standard for meme sharing and banter. My issue is with the app. The app itself is awful. First, if you back out of the app for even 5 seconds, it automatically refreshes itself and you then have to scroll back through everything you've just spent 10 minutes looking at yo get where you were. And this is IF you can ever get back to that point. This is a setting you cannot change. Second, it is constantly giving me the notification bubble and I will visit every screen and there aren't any notifications. This happens all the time. Finally, they ask you to pay money for an ad free experience but half the ads are imgur ads trying to get you to pay to skip ads.. lame.
Truly disappointed.
by Zooby42 on 2018/12/18 10:53
The ads are getting ridiculous. I get that they need to make money and I have no problems with that but the ads are just getting more and more invasive. First, they just popped up below the posts. After that, they popped up between images in longer posts and comments. That second one is where it started getting bad. They’d redirect me from imgur even when I didn’t tap them and the app would cause my phone to heat up and lose battery life. Once they fixed those issues, they started putting ads between posts on top of all of the other ad placements. Now, they’ve added new ads that play sound without being tapped and the old malicious ads are back again. I love imgur and its community but the app is so loaded with malicious ads, I’m uninstalling it.
Do you like to spend forever in the bathroom
by lahdidahdi on 2017/11/23 14:03
I’ve used this app for many years and it has caused several family members to wonder if I had some sort of health issues based on the sheer amount of time I will spend on the toilet. This app has literally made people think I have severe stomach problems... but totally worth it... the community is pretty cool, pics are funny, plenty of inside jokes and references. Out of all the image sharing sites this is my favorite one. If you’re on there find me lahdidahdi or find me in Facebook Lea jones in Hollywood 😊
Stupid Stupid Site, Awful App
by Darad227 on 2020/01/18 05:28
Recently and gladly deleted this annoying app from my phone and cancelled my account. They expect you to walk a fine line to post things and knit pick posts that aren’t even offensive, often threatening to cancel your membership or ban you altogether. I’ve tried to reconsider their decisions but it’s a waste of time trying. Plus, the whole site is riddled with immature trolls who bullies everything, yet won’t do anything about them or ban the ones who should be banned. I’m done. Reddit is much better with less restrictions.
Pros and Cons
by ÆON-179 on 2020/08/02 09:40
Pros: • Lots of communities. • Plethora of Images. • Ability to set post to “public” or “hidden”. • Useful for linking things in Discord/Reddit • Friendly UI • *Refer to other reviews for more Cons: • Stolen posts from other sites • Stolen content without source • Can find the same things on Reddit • Not so friendly community (personal experience) • Bots/Trolls • Few unique posts • *Refer to other reviews for more IMO I use the app for uploading pictures so I can link them in other sites if I can’t post an image directly. It’s helpful for that alone. You can find about ~85% of the same content on Reddit and other sites. So if you need an app for showing images to others through a link then this app is just right for you. Otherwise, I would suggest using other sites for forum style things since Imgur isn’t really best suited for it. I encourage you to test it out though and see how it feels for yourself. (2 star because I’m honestly fed up with the community in general and how as a newcomer I was treated poorly as well as how most of the content is stolen and doesn’t give credit)
Very anti-Trump, posts get removed
by CapricornAngel on 2020/10/26 15:36
Only pro-democrat statements are allowed to be posted. I notice that anything written positively about Trump is downvoted to oblivion, which seems to be the norm since it is so tightly connected to Reddit. Pro-Trump facts in the comments section are removed (yes, the wall has over 400 miles built and not the rhetoric that it never went up). Reposts are all too common with the reposter not giving credit to the original poster. Too many posts of their pets passing away that it is like a Facebook post and artists showing their creations with a link to buy to avoid actually paying for true advertising. Too much of the same old. With my rankings aside, I do enjoy some things that are posted and you can be alerted of new posts from someone that you follow.
Latest update has made the Chat feature almost useless
by Spcslammosam on 2019/10/29 14:38
Messages are a trainwreck... I have hundreds of old messages that have been opened that are now unread and need to be deleted, again. Update says to use chat to share gifs and images, but there’s no function anywhere in the messenger to do so. It WAS there. Why did you guys ruin something that was working just fine?
Great App has a few problems though. Minor but great.
by Worfner on 2019/03/07 00:31
Honestly. Used to love the app. It seemed like a good alternative to FBs drama and IG’s fakeness but I’ll tell you this. It’s all a lie. It’s like reddit combined with FB, IG and Twitter but worse. People can spam images and basically farm points like there’s not tomorrow. I’ve been on a year and got 13,000 points. Roughly 300 comments and 10 images the entire time I’m on. Guy joins 3 months and posts 20 images a day and farms 64,000 points. The people are okay in the main area. There’s no sub areas so everything goes into mainstream basically creating a giant trash pit of sad stories, memes, political pictures and other things that you’ll realize. I could this find on Facebook. Another thing is the letter count. It’s so awful. It’s like Twitter’s and it can get annoying when you’re in a discussion with someone and you can’t say all you have to say on one thing. Overall I’d say, check it out but also get reddit and join one of there communities and compare the 2. Quantity vs Quality is how I see it.
So trendy it hurts
by DontFollowTheHerd on 2017/12/26 04:36
So you want to belong to a lifeless flaming community? You’ve came to the right place:) this app is just as bad as everything everyone talks about....nothing original but reposted garbage and wannabe witty comments that how dare you comment or try to make sense or you will get flamed. You sheep can keep your little community of basement dwelling bearded hipsters all to yourself, I don’t have to prove anything to anyone in this little world of crap talking internet tuff guys that love dogs and beards and dream of anything that’s isn’t cool that is cool now cause it’s not cool but how dare you don’t bow down to bill Murray and cats and yea, blah blah blah......I have a life thank you I don’t need to make myself feel better competing with a bunch of internet trolls to reach a front page and internet points.....get a life people really;)
Nice but also meh
by CaliKai89 on 2020/08/16 04:37
Full screen ads interrupt magic keyboard use (can’t swipe/scroll with trackpad) to the point where the whole device becomes unresponsive until you close the application. Pop up ads in horizontal are at the bottom of the screen, reducing content visibility when there is ample room on either side of most content for advertising. Full screen ads can cause device stuttering and lag. They also don’t work in horizontal mode, so if you’re browsing at night it blasts your retinas with a blank white screen. Some QoL improvements would go a long way. Looking forward to future updates.
On this app for 8 years
by Andrew Lux on 2021/03/29 19:05
I used to love it, but now there’s some bugs that clearlyyy Imgur knows of but won’t fix. The biggest being if you leave the app you’ll lose your place and it’ll take you back to a fresh home screen. This is most likely so you can be run through ads again, which is kinda smart on their part. And second, after about 5 minutes of scrolling, my entire iPhone will start slowing down and then freeze, only until I quit the app completely will my phone be normal again. And last, a lot of bot are on here. They comment and post and seem like real people, but it’s either propaganda or selling something subtly. Anyways, imgur used to be a great place for laughs, now it’s all politics and hate.
App now crashes constantly
by Cylentnyte on 2020/09/27 00:29
Final nail in the coffin for this app. Aside from the gargantuan battery and data usage, the constant barrage of intrusive ads, and the downhill trend of becoming less and less “fun” over the years, the app now crashes consistently every time it’s opened after having been minimized. It crashes every few posts. It crashes if I scroll too fast through an image dump. It crashes if I jump to the comments. The best part? If you try to go to the website directly, either on a phone or PC, they’ll complain about you not using the app! The website absolutely crawls on a gaming rig that can handle some heavy-duty graphics requirements. This used to be a great getaway in the early days, but no longer.
Heat issue, ad problems
by Thingsihaveloved on 2020/03/30 04:14
I really love Imgur as a community, and I enjoy the content it provides. But it’s only enjoyable if you can access the content, which I no longer can. 1) Ads are ridiculous full-page interruptions to browsing. If you touch any part of the page besides the “skip” button, the ads will launch Safari and then the App Store. 2) My phone is hotter than the surface of the sun after using this app for 10 minutes. I have an iPhone 7. It is otherwise totally functional, and has been a dream to operate since I deleted the Imgur app. 3) This app running in the background would cause other apps to crash. 4) When browsing, if I left the app for a few seconds to check a text message or something, I could not return to the last image I was viewing. It would restart the app and I’d have to go hunting to find where I left off. I’ll try again in a few months in hopes they will have figured something out to make this app accessible for its purpose.
It’s Getting Worse
by NoahTBaker on 2018/06/05 13:59
Imgur used to be great. The community was way less toxic than other meme-based platforms, and it felt like the owners of the website actually cared about users. Now, it’s safe to say that neither of those are really true anymore. We accepted the addition of ads because we love the platform, but now it’s completely obvious with the phantom “accidental” clicking of ads, the malicious ads, and ads in the MIDDLE of posts that the owners don’t care about users at all anymore. Honestly I hope the platform fails soon. The community as a whole isn’t that terrible now, buts it’s certainly got worse through the years. With all things considered, things aren’t looking up for this app. I would not recommend it.
I thought my iphone was getting old
by Cforcalvin on 2021/03/26 09:50
from the battery draining quickly and then overheating- until I realized it’s not the phone, it’s this app. Everytime i use the phone without touching the app it’s fine and battery life and temperature is as expected. The second I start using the app the battery drain doubles- and then it overheats more and more as I scroll down, until it starts to lag. If I keep scrolling it lags more and more until it starts to have trouble loading new posts. Many times if I switch to another app for just a few seconds and come back, the whole app resets and I’m back to the top of the feed again. Is the app poorly optimized?
The ads are done so poorly
by C_PleaseFixThis_B on 2019/04/21 16:16
I think everything understands that imgur stays running due to ad revenue. What I don’t understand is how they can possibly think that the way that the implementation of the ads is done is in any way acceptable. The app has gone downhill and now have an atrocious user experience with overly intrusive ads that are terribly placed and prevent seamless navigation through posts. Half the time you can’t even scroll to the next page without so much as grazing an ad and if that occurs say goodbye to viewing what you were attempting to look at. Instead you get taken to a page for whatever junk they decided to plaster every page with. This app has just really gone downhill.
Crude Society
by MWGJr on 2018/07/26 04:12
There should be a button that enables a user to delete rude comments from their posts. I’ve received of nothing but hate while being on this app and I’m honestly sick of it. I’m only using it to upload photos of my own to copy the links of it and email or text or message through the internet for my friends, family, etc. But everything I post is being attacked and when I report the comments, nothing happens. I had to go delete several posts. The pictures I hadn’t deleted, I had to change their settings to ‘hidden’ just so that I could avoid unnecessary hate.
Politics have hurt this app
by Alex99d on 2020/09/11 05:41
I used to love imgur. I’ve never brought my political views to the app, and it was a great place to laugh and enjoy great and wholesome content. However, I have pretty much stopped using this app due to the fact that one out of three/four posts is about extremely political opinions. This used to be an incredibly enjoyable place for people to share great content, but unfortunately it’s turned into somewhat of a political opinion board, and regardless of my political views that’s just not what I used this app for. Just sad to see a great platform consumed by politics.
Imgur app today w/latest iOS update
by Jayzlie on 2020/11/08 13:21
Dear Devs. Please look into updating the app to properly function with the latest iOS. I know y’all have your hands full but, right now iPhones are heating up insanely to the point one can fry eggs on. Various posts are lagged/delayed when trying to flip through them. And it severely hampers the rest of the device to the point one has to restart. Quitting the app and restarting iPhone puts it back resolves it but I’m afraid of burning my hands if I try to use the Imgur app so it’s now relegated to DO NOT OPEN status. Thanks
Imgur reset
by Magic8ball633 on 2021/02/25 03:27
Please stop resetting Imgur to the homepage when the user briefly switches to a different app. It’s extremely frustrating. Sincerely, Everybody EDIT: thank you for resolving this (about 70% of the time it now does not reset, I’ll take it!). Maybe one more thing you could look into, sometimes when I see an image, I smile and scroll forward one, then decide to go back and favorite it. Instead of the image I liked, there’s an ad. I scroll. Back two, and it’s the image before the one I liked. I scroll forward, and it’s the ad. The ad replaces the image I liked, and I can no longer get to it. The ads should be between images, not on top of them. Ohh and if you click on one of many images to enlarge it, it would be cool if we could click or swipe left or right to see the next image in that same post also enlarged.
This app makes me laugh.
by Bonzaiblitz on 2018/09/07 03:48
As a person who suffers from depression few things make me happy...even less laugh. I’ve been using imgur for about 7 years. My battle is constant, but at least at the end of the day I can count on imgur to have a user friendly interface, little or no ads and fresh funny high quality content. Thanks fellow imgurians and the Imgur team for making the end of each day a little brighter.
Last few weeks, the keyboard won’t stay up
by star2fire on 2020/10/10 11:55
I really have enjoyed this app the last few years. But in the last week or two, there’s no way to make comments anymore. The comment window won’t stay open the keyboard won’t stay up. I tried to reply to someone and FIVE TIMES the window crashed and my comment was lost. My frustration has finally taken hold, and I deleted the app. It’s no good to me this way.
It’s ok
by MissSmith1017 on 2018/10/23 21:25
Ehhh.... it’s alright I guess. I’ve noticed it is very glitchy. Tagging is a nightmare, I just cut and paste through my notes. You need to stumble through it and make a lot of mistakes in the beginning. I am posting art and have noticed people just troll most of the feed. Some comments feel like mass bots as they don’t necessarily match the images, and as far as I can tell there is no way to delete comments. Pretty stupid you are the one building your page. I would go with Insta over this if you are creative, but if you are looking for entrainment and not necessarily building a following it’s worth a try.
Drains battery life in background
by timbo2132 on 2018/06/16 03:34
Maybe my iPhone 6s is a bit out of date, but it’s getting very hot when running Imgur. The app uses a lot of battery, and often is laggy. I wish I could just use the website, because imgur is a website. The mobile version is intentionally gimped to force you to get the app. Imgur’s “social” aspect is quite odd. I have been using imgur since it was just an image host, and the “community” that has developed is kind of creepy. I’ve been messaged by creeps. I don’t even want messaging. The amount of ads is getting out of hand. On galleries with multiple images, weird ads are inserted between photos, leading to confusion. A lot of the ads don’t make sense or are in foreign languages. The way you scroll down a gallery makes it too easy to accidentally click an ad launching you out of the app. I usually just force close the app in frustration when this happens. This is simply a shady technique of getting clicks.
Bring back mr Puckett
by Steven=42 on 2020/11/18 20:30
Bad review until he is brought back. This app used to be amazing but then they desired to do adds on pages .At first I wasn’t happy about the sponsored posts but whatever I could skip them. Then they put adds at the bottom of image posts that you could accidentally click on and they were full of virus links. Then they put adds in the middle of long posts and NEVER made sure the adds were safe. Literally every add is a scam ware add. That was the final straw imgur. Until you fix your mess up here I’m done with you and will always browse with a adblocker so that you don’t get any money from me. I hate to do this but you gave us no choice.
We welcome you!
by Peyote.Jay on 2020/09/22 11:35
You’ll read many reviews that are negative due to politics, etc. Guess what? You get that anywhere you go on social media. Imgur is what it says it is. People posting what’s important to them, whether that be loads of cutting edge memelordery or photos of their garden. It’s a vibrant community. Always has and always will be. Join us and let the memes flow! (Just don’t post a selfie. We don’t care if you’re pretty and we will roast you for it)
Won’t allow me to upload
by Greenman22 on 2018/04/17 03:20
This is not user error, as I used to be able to upload pictures without problem. Whenever I try and upload an image it says “invalid captcha” and will not allow me to proceed. The problem is THERE IS NO PLACE TO ENTER A CAPTCHA. No box with scrambled letters and an area to type. No boxes to click on to check off. Nothing. I have searched the entire app for at least 20 minutes and then looked it up and this is a common problem. This is just sad that an app this large can fail so badly and for so long (this has been a problem for me for months). I will adjust my review if this is fixed, but I doubt it will be.
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Imgur is the easiest way to discover spicy memes, pets in sweaters, awe-inspiring science facts, video game Easter eggs, and all the rest of the Internet’s most entertaining stuff. Your phone is about to get a whole lot funnier. • We're proud to have a community where anyone can post a picture of a corgi butt and be Internet-famous the very same day. Cast your vote to decide what goes viral. • Every minute there’s a fresh batch of posts that will make you smile and restore your faith in humanity. • Explore your passions. Movies, comics, puns, cosplay, art, fail GIFs, board games, First World problems, Pokemon. Whatever you’re into, you’ll find more of it on Imgur. • Did you know a cat has 32 muscles in each ear? You will now.
Review of Imgur
by uncc49er06 on 2021/04/18 18:34
Enjoying it so far.
The best app
by Shadowgirl01 on 2021/04/17 05:13
I love this app !!!! Every night I browse an then I share !!!!!!
Here we are again..
by zmcqueary on 2021/04/17 03:49
Yup..still resets after moving off the app for one measly second. Why Imgur? Why can’t you just fix this issue?
Latest Update Breaks What It Set Out To Fix
by J William on 2021/04/16 02:19
The where you left off function is worse than prior to the update. Every time I open the app, it actively navigates from where I left off to Most Viral
Really
by nateglen on 2021/04/14 19:39
To many mean people!
Bad programming/UI, has gone downhill in recent years
by Annnna91 on 2021/04/13 20:47
Imgur was one of my favorite places to upload and share pictures, but in recent years they’ve made this process increasingly difficult. First, they took away the ability to edit images; simple cropping, adding lettering, drawing, etc. why? Now, it’s impossible to add pictures from my uploads to separate albums. If it isn’t, it’s incredibly difficult to find. Speaking of which, the UI is awful. I get that this Imgur is going for a more social media approach and that’s their prerogative, but you don’t have to disable image editing tools. That would make an image sharing app better lol. I found out how to edit my albums(delete photos,rearrange) in the app, but it isn’t intuitive and takes forever to get to work. I have no idea why these changes have been made. Hoping to hop on elsewhere that’s more like the old Imgur.
Love Imgur for daily cat dose and interesting stories.
by Listening4theLoveofIt on 2021/04/12 17:24
Love
Can’t see all my posts
by Itsking23 on 2021/04/11 13:06
For some reason there is a limit to how many posts of mine I can see. I literally can’t scroll down to my very first post because all of them won’t load. This has been going on for months and months now with no fix.
Thank you for giving me the colors in my dreams
by Juelz Verne on 2021/04/11 12:09
Thank you for giving me the colors in my dreams Thank you for giving me the colors in my dreams
An app of hate...
by Asb12345 on 2021/04/11 03:43
So much hate in the imgur community.
Funny ... loving ... too liberal ...
by upyourswitharubberhouse on 2021/04/09 19:14
See title
Used to be fun. Now only politics
by hatredtrain on 2021/04/08 04:04
See above.
people are quite petty with the downvoting not exactly welcoming
by I ain't gonna lie to ya on 2021/04/08 02:26
Seems like a good place to make enemies for nothing and too pussified to tell you why another biased driven app
Ads
by Shloopyloops on 2021/04/07 17:07
The ads have ruined this website. Now they want to charge for a premium? Girl. You’re memes aren’t THAT good. Step off.
Broken for months, no fix in sight
by fillerbunny9 on 2021/04/07 04:57
Login functionality has been broken for months. Zero effort seems to have been made towards fixing such a basic feature of the site. You cannot upload/comment/message.
Imgur slowdowns
by wasp604 on 2021/04/07 02:57
My iPhone 8 starts to stutter, hard, when imgur's been on for more than a few minutes. I often spend hours on there and now it's suddenly a horrible experience and I have to get up and use Imgur desktop. (that last bit was a joke, but the app really has taken a huge performance hit recently) UPDATE: My phone stutters to a halt, forcing me to wait up to 10 seconds between actions. It takes 30 seconds for me to reach Imgur in the app switcher. I kill Imgur app. Everything suddenly returns to normal. I think Imgur has bad ads, or a memory leak. UPDATE: Imgur keeps sending bogus notifications, even when the setting for those is disabled.
DISGUSTING APP AND PEOPLE
by Truthseeker521 on 2021/04/06 00:29
Those who run this app are part of the huge issue we have in the country. These people support cancel culture. Forget them being for free speech they are not even for freedom at all. They will kick you off the platform without a single reason why and I personally was kicked off for sharing content I have checked and found to be authentic but they don’t like it so they just ban you. Lol. We will see. Love it. Watch !! Truth will always win. That’s why I can sit back and smile at this pathetic platform. You won’t rule me.
Keeps resetting
by Captain_Jack on 2021/04/05 13:58
Can you fix this please? Tired of switching apps and constantly having Imgur go to the top of the list EVERY TIME.
Title
by Barroom x Hero on 2021/04/05 04:31
App is a gud... fyve 🌟staws. 🍌4 skale.
Not understanding users at All
by Kzandy on 2021/04/05 03:42
Their users are nearly All liberal. They have ads, and that’s fine. They recently allowed their ads to play audio, regardless of the user’s phone settings. This allows them to get more money for ads, and also pisses off its entire user base. It will backfire terribly. Will getting more money Now for ads be worth getting even less ads because tons of users trash your reviews, which the businesses buying ad spots will see? How was this not thought through? Also they still have no way of filtering Anything. Repeat image posts that were clearly accidental? More than half the image posts clearly aren’t posting publicly on purpose. Fixing those things would make content So much better. But instead they try and encourage people to post based on themes. It’s like they are doing ice breakers at a corporate event. Everyone loves those, right?
What’s with all the ads??
by NMY2020 on 2021/04/03 18:06
I used to love this app, I’ve had it for years. Lately though? I can’t even use it without being inundated with ad after ad. Huge banner ads on the front page, banner ads on each post, and ad posts every three or four posts. It’s completely out of control. I’m over this crap.
Reloading App
by Ceiran9 on 2021/04/01 16:50
Leave the app for 5 seconds and it reloads every time. Instagram doesn't even refresh this much. Just load it on your browser.
Eh
by Reverend Revan on 2021/03/31 06:14
Still garbage, but now with more ads.
Top notch meme service
by John bygone on 2021/03/30 16:04
For days when we literally have to rely on memes for news. Watermarks for citation . Lag blah blah you’re welcome.
On this app for 8 years
by Andrew Lux on 2021/03/29 19:05
I used to love it, but now there’s some bugs that clearlyyy Imgur knows of but won’t fix. The biggest being if you leave the app you’ll lose your place and it’ll take you back to a fresh home screen. This is most likely so you can be run through ads again, which is kinda smart on their part. And second, after about 5 minutes of scrolling, my entire iPhone will start slowing down and then freeze, only until I quit the app completely will my phone be normal again. And last, a lot of bot are on here. They comment and post and seem like real people, but it’s either propaganda or selling something subtly. Anyways, imgur used to be a great place for laughs, now it’s all politics and hate.
Sad & Infuriating
by Deveeno Bobeeno on 2021/03/27 22:08
I know not everyone on imgur is a complete imbecile, but the majority of people appear to always be the ones who are rash, rude, salty, bitter, disrespectful, asinine, and belligerent. They’re the types of people you want to knock unconsciousness through the screen, and they’re always behaving like they have a barbed metal pole shoved up their rear end. These aren’t smart people, and they’re not friendly either, which makes the developers of this app even worse for not weeding them out, or giving them a warning at the very least. Parents need to take away their disabled and/or young child’s phone, and make sure they don’t have access to the imgur app, but then again, it’s imgur’s fault for ignoring their community. The reporting system is the most inferior method of handling a community I’ve ever seen in my life. I wish I could give less than one star, or a negative star. And one more thing! My internet works perfectly fine with literally every other app, except imgur. The capacity randomly takes a titanic dump for seemingly no reason, and I can’t post anything for the longest time. This app is utterly pathetic, and I’m deleting it as soon as I’m done typing this review.
“Holier than thou” community
by ap4acpgblel on 2021/03/26 23:48
The first picture I post is a 3 second video of my cat purring with a funny face and I get bombarded with snowflakes accusing me of being a cat abuser. Yeah no thanks, if I wanted a social media site where everyone is overly judgemental I’d just post on Reddit. I’ll find a different site to post my stuff on, I only want it to share stuff with my gf anyway. If you’re an omega leftist who likes to put others down, this app is perfect for you and you’ll fit into the community just fine.
Political
by Zeds1419 on 2021/03/26 23:48
If you don’t like politics (either ways) this is not for you
I thought my iphone was getting old
by Cforcalvin on 2021/03/26 09:50
from the battery draining quickly and then overheating- until I realized it’s not the phone, it’s this app. Everytime i use the phone without touching the app it’s fine and battery life and temperature is as expected. The second I start using the app the battery drain doubles- and then it overheats more and more as I scroll down, until it starts to lag. If I keep scrolling it lags more and more until it starts to have trouble loading new posts. Many times if I switch to another app for just a few seconds and come back, the whole app resets and I’m back to the top of the feed again. Is the app poorly optimized?
Good stuff
by NickKenLucario on 2021/03/26 05:29
Good stuff
It's the app, not the site
by woopiggie on 2021/03/24 21:30
The imgur site itself is an awesome platform. It is the gold standard for meme sharing and banter. My issue is with the app. The app itself is awful. First, if you back out of the app for even 5 seconds, it automatically refreshes itself and you then have to scroll back through everything you've just spent 10 minutes looking at yo get where you were. And this is IF you can ever get back to that point. This is a setting you cannot change. Second, it is constantly giving me the notification bubble and I will visit every screen and there aren't any notifications. This happens all the time. Finally, they ask you to pay money for an ad free experience but half the ads are imgur ads trying to get you to pay to skip ads.. lame.
CONSTANT push notifications even when disabled
by thatwashawkward on 2021/03/24 03:13
Now that we can all enjoy this app for $1.99/month ad free, I’m getting constant push notifications. I have them turned off in the app, phone, and browser settings, yet I STILL get them CONSTANTLY. I’ll be browsing and BOOM, notification separately from the app. I close the notification and Imgur refreshes, taking me back to the newest posts. Also noticed after ~5 ads I swipe past the app suddenly can’t load any content. I’m on my last leg before deleting this app
Crap - BOGUS
by XweAponX on 2021/03/23 14:59
LATEST VERSION HAS NOW BECOME AD RIDDLED AND SUBSCRIPTION BASED- Downgraded to previous version instantly. I can't believe this is the official imgur app? Whatta load of crap. There is absolutely no access to the images in my account. That's what I want in an Imgur client, this client is designed to show you the crappy viral images. What we need is access to our personal accounts so we can manage our own images. This is the worst of all imgur apps, at least imgrup keeps track of your uploads.
This is a worthless app
by ka0sdem0n on 2021/03/20 12:52
Imgur used to be a place for fun and interesting stories and images, now it’s full of ads, along with what I’m lead to believe is intentional of the app restarting every time you switch so you lose your place in the feed. I deleted the app after having it for years.
Fun community
by Totalhome on 2021/03/19 23:45
Always enjoy my imager.
Best ever
by allisonmkorn on 2021/03/18 09:00
Love it!
Cats
by cargo4kd2 on 2021/03/18 03:45
I can’t see what I am typing help I am sutuck in avoid really please help with am not ducking around
...
by TheClassiestFawn on 2021/03/17 05:55
:)
Not fun anymore
by alphafinish on 2021/03/15 23:55
I’ve been an active user on Imgur since 2013. It used to be my favorite app to find memes, and interesting content. I stopped using it about a year ago because everything was about the pandemic and the election. I got back on today for the first time. I was only on 5 minutes and deleted the app. Ads everywhere. The worst part was the content and comments. Almost every post is political, not funny, and the comments are downright rude, and vulgar.
Slow during peak hours
by kokskpanes on 2021/03/11 02:36
I browse Imgur for a bit before I go to sleep and have a hard time getting gifs to load. Annoying.
No html links
by RPM729 on 2021/03/11 00:37
How is it not an option for me to copy my own image links to share with someone? What a completely embarrassing lack of functionality.
Freezes and heats up my phone
by Jason Mark on 2021/03/10 22:49
For the past month or so this app is practically unusable. After about 5 or 10 minutes of use my phone gets hot and freezes. After quitting other apps are sluggish for a little while then it recovers and goes back to normal.
What was updated?
by nmoody on 2021/03/10 05:22
Did you update the app just to advertise you paid service to remove advertisements?
This
by RustPunkCrustPunk on 2021/03/09 01:08
This app has inspired me to walk internet service company startup part of my city and scissor kick the first techie I see, hope you’re happy living with that
So many ads
by robinhoodisreallythesheriff on 2021/03/08 15:57
Used to be a great app but now it gives an ad between every 3-4 images. The same ad....every single time too.
Politics
by Taylor Durst on 2021/03/07 23:50
I’ve used this app and been apart of this community for 10yrs. And over the past 2-3 years I’ve found myself using it less and less due to how political this app has gotten. I didn’t install this app to see constant politics I installed it to see memes and dogs.
Feeling hot..Hot...HOT
by Amarangel on 2021/03/07 21:59
How does the Imgur app set my iPhone to such a raging temperature? It’s insane.
Barely functional
by Bee1492 on 2021/03/07 14:33
Honestly this app is getting more and more frustrating. I’ve been holding out, waiting to see the functionality improve but it keeps getting worse. Using it for 3+ minutes makes my phone hot to the touch. Within that same amount of time I get several ‘Bad ad’ alerts where an ad is attempting to force me to leave the app. I’ve reported at least 6 of those in 10 minutes! The app still crashes 75% of the time when I go to check a text for a minute and come back. Have to start scrolling all over again. There are times when the app works better. The community is fun, the images and comments are interesting, and it’s a nice place to take a quick break. It just doesn’t function consistently.
Memes feed
by sweet-jont on 2021/03/06 15:13
Super lit
App is now trying to track you
by ACE Campo on 2021/03/06 14:49
Recently iOS warnings have started to pop up asking for location permission or to open other apps. Shady privacy violation stuff. Despite being a long-time Imgur user I deleted the app. I’ll just use the mobile site from now on.
Imgur critique
by Groundrunner100 on 2021/03/04 05:16
Overall, it’s alright. Needs a bigger tag limit.
Stupid Cashgrab
by redwolftrash on 2021/03/03 17:12
Every single time I want to upload a photo to Reddit, I have to reupload this monstrosity of an app because GOD FORBID you just LET ME UPLOAD IMAGES ON THE WEBSITE. God, I hate this stupid app.
Review
by KCG2107 on 2021/03/03 15:54
I’m a ten year imgurian deleting the app because it closes and loses your place every thirty seconds or so. Get a text and switch apps? Start your surf over. Skip an ad? Start your surf over. Look at the app too long? Start your surf over. It is so user unfriendly now that you have to think it is intentional. Like some sort of torture experiment to see what their users will put up with. Well, they found my limit. Ten years. So long and thanks for all the fish.
Excessive Battery Drain
by rdh9811 on 2021/03/02 13:24
Over the last few months, the app has rendered the battery life of my phone almost unusable. Using Imgur for any length of time can use up to 40% in only an hour
Another app on the censorship bandwagon
by T0NYTIGER on 2021/02/28 17:16
This app, like so many others has become a place where censorship rules. Any expression of a view point regardless of proper conduct results in everyone on there reporting on you and the site then banning you with no looking into the matter or appealing to the process. Is this even America anymore???
Censorious
by mitch0310 on 2021/02/27 21:46
Imgur is NOT a proponent of free speech, so long as one disagrees with the clearly left-leaning politics of the company. Once a great collection of memes, the site/app has turned into a cesspool of conservative-hating bullies. If one enjoys being babied/coddled, and enjoy having comments deleted without explanation, then this is the place for you.
Imgur reset
by Magic8ball633 on 2021/02/25 03:27
Please stop resetting Imgur to the homepage when the user briefly switches to a different app. It’s extremely frustrating. Sincerely, Everybody EDIT: thank you for resolving this (about 70% of the time it now does not reset, I’ll take it!). Maybe one more thing you could look into, sometimes when I see an image, I smile and scroll forward one, then decide to go back and favorite it. Instead of the image I liked, there’s an ad. I scroll. Back two, and it’s the image before the one I liked. I scroll forward, and it’s the ad. The ad replaces the image I liked, and I can no longer get to it. The ads should be between images, not on top of them. Ohh and if you click on one of many images to enlarge it, it would be cool if we could click or swipe left or right to see the next image in that same post also enlarged.
Too Political
by Rach_Worst on 2021/02/21 21:38
It used to have better content. If I wanted to view content on political matters, I would watch CNN.
???
by iavir on 2021/02/20 02:59
I just want to see pictures from reddit. Not create a frakking dating profile.
Why so high?
by fdjdew on 2021/02/19 19:46
How is the score for this app so high? Are people using it? I swear this bad boy goes down at least once a week for several hours at a time. Even when it works, comments and multi-image posts are a crapshoot. This app runs like it’s trying to give me malware. This app runs like it’s being paid not to. This app runs like it wants me to uninstall.
Tracking Mightmare
by TranceMist on 2021/02/19 14:23
Just launching this app it connects to about 30 trackers, half of them to Facebook. (You can monitor this using Lockdown)
I’m going to continue to use it, but something has to change
by ~[Redacted]~ on 2021/02/16 23:36
Look, I understand an occasional reboot and losing my place. However, I’m halfway into a comment get a text or look at google I expect to at the very least be on the same image when I get back to Imgur. Maybe don’t have what I had written but at least I can find it easily enough and continue where I left off. But, every single time I leave the app it crashes and resets. For something that resets and changes where and what you were looking at it’s almost impossible to find the image or comment I was trying to reply to. It’s so frustrating and is actually make me angry enough to stop using the app for awhile until I forget and go to use it to forget about time. THIS, is what will make me leave if nothing is done. Or have a history tab so I can go look at what I’ve viewed recently if your gonna crash everytime I leave the app to text or google something.
Leftist playground
by Clepster on 2021/02/16 19:06
Conservative humor, speech, and thinking is not welcome here.
App Functionality Has Gone Downhill
by Shouldn'thavetopayforthisshit on 2021/02/16 16:08
This review is only about the functionality of the app and has nothing to do with content I feel like this app gets worse with every update. It used to be fine, but it was never great, and now that it auto updates and throws you back to the newest or highest rated post if you navigate away for the tiniest amount of time, say to check a text, it’s just terrible. Like allow the user some level of control over what we’re looking at. I’m probably going to stop using it because it’s really obnoxious.
I try. They still hate me.
by THE PharmDiva on 2021/02/16 03:52
Oh well. I’ll try harder I guess.
Image dump
by worlddfkuffrr on 2021/02/16 03:21
Not sure if it’s a update or a bug but whenever I delete a folder all the images just pop out and flow back onto the posts.
Bring premium features to iOS
by George Donskoy on 2021/02/16 02:09
It’s so annoying to see so many political posts on the front page without being able to block them.
Makes my phone hot to the touch
by Hans v on 2021/02/15 09:36
The only app I have that changes my phone’s temperature. Likely kills my battery as well. Get it under control.
Good for uploading images and videos to share
by Tickledragon on 2021/02/14 22:53
You can upload the video/photo set it to private so the toxic fan base can’t eat you alive then send a link to it
Imgur chat?
by ChaseJTaker on 2021/02/14 04:06
I understand wanting us to participate, but chat never unlocks?
Octopus
by commercialmortgageunlimited on 2021/02/13 13:44
An octopus is the most amazing creature
Fix the request to access more photos error
by disneydoc on 2021/02/13 07:15
Every time I try to save a photo it wants to access more photos. I already gave it access to the folder I wanted and am just going to delete the stupid app if it asks again next time I go to save a picture.
Bad
by Me_000009 on 2021/02/12 17:37
This app is actual garbage. It makes you sign in to use it, every time. I don’t need to sign in. I’m getting a gif. You don’t need my email and phone number. I’m pretty sure it’s just a dirty info tracking app.
Cluttered, intrusive garbage
by Mapleine on 2021/02/11 16:32
I like Imgur as a hosting service but their app is a mess compared to the site and the site is already becoming riddled with more and more issues by the day. Ads, pop ups, awkward interface, navigation that rips control from you and make decisions for you, etc. Just avoid
Resets every time you switch apps or lock your phone
by chubby boxer on 2021/02/11 02:29
Man I used to love browsing and coming back to the place I was and looking at older posts, now if I answer a call or a text or switch to another app, my feed gets reset to the beginning, I can’t even lock my phone and remain in the same place. I am here strolling through my favorites and as soon as I get a call.... you guessed it! feed resets, from my favorites bruh Absolute trash right now
Bizarre
by Fluffy McFlufferson on 2021/02/10 22:04
Nonsensically inconsistent moderation - Imgur literally allows pornography/nude artwork to thrive on their platform (reaching the featured/front page, even), while mildly suggestive images (non-vulgar, non-offensive, no-nudity) get users suspensions. Have no idea what the clowns running this site are up to.
Remember when they were the good guys?
by iFredTV on 2021/02/10 08:36
Want to view this review? Download our app! Sign into our app! Give us access to you phone with our app! I miss the days when people just uploaded their images to flickr
Good app, recently very frustrating
by Bippity5567483 on 2021/02/08 03:01
The app itself works well, but within the last 6 months it began doing a thing where... if you switch out to another app and back, it resets back to the top of the main page. So once you’re browsing the app, you’re stuck to it until you finish what you’re looking at, cause if you change apps and try to return, what you were looking at will be gone. Can we fix this, please? It’s made a good app very frustrating and unfriendly to use realistically.
Just go to the website
by Cjcarroll on 2021/02/07 17:01
The app constantly refreshes back to the first image if you leave it fir just a second to answer a text. Use the website until they finally decide to fix
Mobile experience good but limited
by championunderdog on 2021/02/07 14:19
Mobile experience is ok. Not sure why GIF selection or posting images in comments is so difficult in the app compared to desktop.
Broken
by Ry25 on 2021/02/07 07:11
Being unable to favorite a post on mobile makes this app irrelevant.
App is poor quality
by Nimdae on 2021/02/06 21:39
I was an early adopter emerald subscriber as I wanted to support Imgur. It promised an ad free experience. This came for the website and the android app but I gave up waiting for it in the iOS app. Along with this loading things became hit or miss. These days, animations and video rarely load in a usable way. I give up on the app for browsing Imgur.
Keeps crashing
by Asailinggirl on 2021/02/06 00:04
This app keeps crashing. It also losing your place constantly and takes you back to the main page.
Downhill
by annoyed woman 2.0 on 2021/02/04 17:49
I’ve been on since 2016 and in the last year I decided to delete the app. Anyone against a liberal view was attacked viciously in the comment section. That brings up the point of why are we so political on a image app. No fun, full of angry women.
App resetting
by atsvjitdcvjkig on 2021/02/03 02:38
The constant resetting of the app has become a major issue. It’s turned me off from using the app as much. If I respond to a text, or do any minor thing in which my full attention isn’t on the app, it reboots and puts me back at the beginning. On a positive note, it’s cute down on the amount of time I spend scrolling through random posts.
Phone heats up quickly. App crashes.
by yzmotoxer807 on 2021/02/02 11:08
On my iPhone XS with the latest iOS, the phone heats up quickly while using the app, and then the app crashes. This happens quite frequently.
The app encourages violence
by SashaFearice on 2021/02/02 10:35
I just recently came across two comments about burning down news buildings. The mods will not remove it. If you aren’t a far left leaning liberal you won’t fit in here. This is the Democrat’s version of Parler. Sarah, one of the co-founders, encourages this violence and hatred and if you bring it up to her she will ban you from the app. I would only come here if you have an extreme hatred for anyone with a differing opinion.
A passable time-sink
by Puncheroni on 2021/02/02 04:33
Do you like low-effort user content, confession bear memes, and whining into the void? Yes? Well have I got an app for you...
Left wing nuts
by leftwingnuts on 2021/02/02 00:33
Awesome fun content..... god forbid you are a conservative..
App going downhill
by Barrett0 on 2021/02/01 23:27
I’ve been an Imgur member for years now. Ads are getting more and more frequent. Gifs get cut off if you’re watching from the feed page, which require you to click and rewatch the whole thing. Everytime I switch apps and go back, it starts me at the top of the feed again and I have to scroll down to where I was. Wish it was more user friendly.
A Toxic Community
by Andy-1992 on 2021/02/01 14:27
I am a “Glorious” member who has enjoyed Imgur for a decade, but today is the day I finally quit. No longer is Imgur a place to share funny images, creative videos, and yes - reposts until the end of days. Now Imgur is toxic. It has a disease, and the symptoms are present every day on Most Viral. Pure hatred every day. Whether it’s politicians, corporations, religious peoples, whites, or simply those who have more than them that they envy instead of strive to become, Imgur has become an echo chamber of hatefulness. It literally brings me down instead of up in the morning now. It’s been doing that for a long time actually. I got addicted to the funny memes, but now check it every day just to get sad. I’ve finally realized it and I’m setting myself free. Maybe I’ll check on you again in several years. Good luck, Imgur
One star
by InkSummit on 2021/01/31 16:29
Much shitpost, very little else.
New to me
by josewfunk on 2021/01/31 00:35
Hard at first but get easier
Needs improvement
by RinzlerelzniR on 2021/01/30 17:50
The scrolling on the app is abysmal. It’s not smooth. And for some reason my phone gets warm every time I use Imgur app. And I notice it drains my battery faster. I’ve uninstalled multiple times already.
Best app in the world
by Joenationwide on 2021/01/30 14:22
Reddit may be the meme creator, but the place to go to see the best memes has always been Imgur.
Too many shady ads.
by No more malicious ads pls on 2021/01/30 09:58
Too many shady Ads. Remove ads please thanks
When I Close The App
by chezsuis on 2021/01/30 09:39
I lose my spot and so I gave the app one star.
Sad
by Joshuajon on 2021/01/29 16:58
Used to be a great way to waste time, laugh, and keep up with the times. It has been taken over by a political group and now it is just a toxic echo chamber
No usage
by JuiceBond on 2021/01/29 13:56
I can't open any outside links on the app. It keeps telling me I need to download the app first even though I already have it.
Not what it used to be
by Jbrown757 on 2020/09/17 02:23
Imgur, after being a member for 4 years I deleted my account and your app from my devices. I used your product to catch a laugh and see some cool stuff. Now, I sort through political bogus constantly and your app is nothing like what it was. I am afraid to say, your community has become a political breeding ground for bias news and unchecked facts. (And I don’t even support Trump but some of that stuff on there is just putting noise in people’s heads. It’s close to the election so I understand it’s a front page topic, but the negativity toward Trump with not one opposing view or slight toward the other side is shameful.) I will return should your rules change to sort out political nonsense. Until then, I wish you the best in your communities future.
Memes, Politics, Vitriol
by ketchcrap on 2020/11/29 02:21
Let’s just start off by saying it’s no longer what it used to be. I joined imgur in 2014 after a year or so of lurking. Imgur was in its prime, constant newly shared content, memes, etc. The point based system was addicting and trying to share new and funny things to connect with the community was exciting. Eventually though, it strayed away from being an exciting, open and accepting community to one of a single purpose, “you’re either with us or against us, you either agree with us, or we’re going to erase you from the platform.” I’m not talking about the developers and creators, I’m talking about the community. The community has essentially destroyed what imgur once was. These days imgur is strictly about politics and making sure you’re on their side and you agree with their policies more so than about connecting people and sharing content. If you join imgur I suggest staying off the front page as it is full of anger, hatred and vitriol, if you disagree with someone they will make sure others attack you for what you believe in. Imgur is no longer an accepting community, but a haven for rude and insensitive people looking to tear down whatever it is you believe in.
Sad & Infuriating
by Deveeno Bobeeno on 2021/03/27 22:08
I know not everyone on imgur is a complete imbecile, but the majority of people appear to always be the ones who are rash, rude, salty, bitter, disrespectful, asinine, and belligerent. They’re the types of people you want to knock unconsciousness through the screen, and they’re always behaving like they have a barbed metal pole shoved up their rear end. These aren’t smart people, and they’re not friendly either, which makes the developers of this app even worse for not weeding them out, or giving them a warning at the very least. Parents need to take away their disabled and/or young child’s phone, and make sure they don’t have access to the imgur app, but then again, it’s imgur’s fault for ignoring their community. The reporting system is the most inferior method of handling a community I’ve ever seen in my life. I wish I could give less than one star, or a negative star. And one more thing! My internet works perfectly fine with literally every other app, except imgur. The capacity randomly takes a titanic dump for seemingly no reason, and I can’t post anything for the longest time. This app is utterly pathetic, and I’m deleting it as soon as I’m done typing this review.
An actual detriment to even have downloaded
by Avlongirl on 2020/10/10 12:37
My main problem with the Imgur mobile site is that it massively downgraded the quality of images, which is annoying for normal pictures but is actually crippling for your ability to read any text on the images that’s somewhat small. Zooming in or opening the image in a new tab do nothing to help. I assumed downloading the app would let me see things in full resolution. It’s annoying that you need to log in and select topics of interest. The fact that it tries to create a feed for you makes it feel like the app is trying to force you to treat it like reddit or a social media site where you just scroll through an infinite feed. That’s not what I and most people use Imgur for, and it’s just an awkward thing. Even beyond the minor annoyances, the biggest issue is that it doesn’t at all improve the quality, and it prevents you from opening anything on the mobile website by automatically redirecting you to the app. This second part is a huge problem because the only actual way to view images in high quality is through the “request desktop website” function on the safari browser app, which you can’t do if you have the Imgur app downloaded because it won’t let you open the Imgur mobile website at all, meaning you can’t switch over to the desktop site to actually view your images. So needless to say I’ve deleted the app and am actively searching for an alternative to Imgur that isn’t such a dumpster fire to use on mobile.
Inferior to the mobile website
by Dr. Missile on 2018/08/18 19:31
I look at imgur for images not for comments. If I want comments I’ll look at reddit. The problem with the mobile app is that each post is cluttered with other annoying and unwanted information such as comments, links, and tags and there is an unwanted toolbar persistent at the bottom of the screen. The result is that only 50% of the screen is dedicated to the actual image. Also, on the website, if you click the ‘view more’ button, it expands the the additional posts inline. The app takes you to a different page, requiring going back and forth a lot. Personally I hate this and much prefer the contiguous browsing experience of the website. All in the app provides an very unpleasant image viewing experience. As an aside, that you can no longer hide the ‘view in app’ button on the mobile website is pretty effing obnoxious. How bout this- make the app better than the website, catering to my and I assume others desire to view images more fluidly.
It gets worse every time
by Electrimatics on 2018/07/13 19:23
Let me first correct the description: Imgur is not the easiest way to discover spicy memes. There is a fresh batch of spambot posts every minute. Your phone is about to get slower, hotter, and most definitely less funny. Recent updates have proven the company has loss regard for its users and focused a little too much on how the can extract money by making viewing posts less user friendly by the minute. I understand that this is a free app and a business model must make money, but beware of floating ad bars, adds between every few posts, adds in the middle of threads, and so on. And they aren't just ads; they are intrusive, prompt users to download malware on the regular, show pornographic images, and freeze a post when they fail to load (which, again, is a common occurrence). When I joined a few years ago, I would have, without a doubt, given Imgur 6 stars. This is the only way we are able to speak up, as posts challenging the company are deleted within the app itself.
Too Political
by Jeff1235632 on 2020/12/13 16:33
Imgur used to have very wholesome and inspiring stories that would cheer up ones day. Now it headlines constant political posts written by edgy teenagers that promote violence and bullying on literally anybody who doesn’t fit whatever twisted leftist version they perverted on here. Because whatever this is on this app is not true leftist. I have seen posts promoting violence on not just police officers but their FAMILIES too and even posts that idolize convicted pedophiles as heroes. If you try to have any form of a debate with someone you will get downvoted by the rest and eventually banned from commenting or posting. I don’t know who they have monitoring these posts but it is atrocious that they allow such hate to be headlined on an app that they themselves advertise as being a place where everyone can come together. If they want the app to get better to what it once was they need to filter the system so that everyday normal users can find what they want without having to sort through hateful posts that were written by toxic people.
Back In My Day...
by xXthat1dudeXx on 2018/07/06 00:10
Dear Reader, Back in 2012 when I first became a member of imgur, the site was a great get away. It was a fantastic way to unwind after work for 15 minutes get a few laughs and continue with my day. It was efficient, straightforward, and fun. Now, though, it’s loaded with ads and slower than any app I’ve ever used. It starts off alright, but slows down 2-3 images in. After that it’s slow to transition from one .gif to the next. God forbid you run your finer over an ad. It’ll sit there and spin for a minute then load up an ad you care nothing about. At this point, you have to close the app completely and restart it, assuming you want to continue dealing with it. Back in my day it was fun. Back in my day it was efficient. Back in my day imgur was the place to be. Now it’s inefficient and a reminder of how the internet (a reflection of the world) just isn’t what it once was. There’s usually animals, so that deserves a star.
They don’t care about the community
by coopman200 on 2018/06/05 15:02
The Imgur Devs seem to pride themselves on having at least decent interactions with their community in the past. There was a kind of trust that the devs wouldn’t do anything to drastic to sellout the users. For example, around a year ago they made a promise that they would never have intrusive advertisements, only banner ads. Well they have either forgotten their promises or have decided that they don’t care about the users anymore, since ads will now show up in the middle of posts. I understand that companies that provide a product for “free” need to make revenue somehow, but this is too far. Making ads in intrusive places where people can accidentally click on them, (yes we know it’s on purpose), will turn users away. Not to mention all the malware and dangerous ads that can appear both on the app and website. I’ve been on Imgur since basically the beginning, and it has gone from a small company that I adored to just another sellout.
Great and (at times) Enlightening Time-waster
by Punkishgoddess on 2017/10/12 23:34
This community is fantastic, even the trolls make you laugh at times. If you have yet to experience Imgur, please do yourself a favor and try it out.... sometimes it can take a couple of days to get hooked and see the beauty of this community. It’s five star hands down. Now as for this version... I gave it four stars because the notifications seems broken, at least for me. It shows that I have them but when I open the app and select notifications it never generates anything other than “Imgur-verse” instructionals. I know how hard you guys work to squash these little bugs, which I’m uber thankful for, and I’m hopeful this will be corrected shortly.
I’m going to continue to use it, but something has to change
by ~[Redacted]~ on 2021/02/16 23:36
Look, I understand an occasional reboot and losing my place. However, I’m halfway into a comment get a text or look at google I expect to at the very least be on the same image when I get back to Imgur. Maybe don’t have what I had written but at least I can find it easily enough and continue where I left off. But, every single time I leave the app it crashes and resets. For something that resets and changes where and what you were looking at it’s almost impossible to find the image or comment I was trying to reply to. It’s so frustrating and is actually make me angry enough to stop using the app for awhile until I forget and go to use it to forget about time. THIS, is what will make me leave if nothing is done. Or have a history tab so I can go look at what I’ve viewed recently if your gonna crash everytime I leave the app to text or google something.
Leftist Mouthpiece
by AreYouReadyForTheCountry on 2020/10/23 11:27
Imgur is a leftist garbage propaganda website. It used to be a lot of fun, cat videos, dog memes and smokin hotties in bikini’s all over the front page. Now it’s just an “Orange Man Bad” website. These people are so bitter and eaten up with radical leftism, they cannot help but spew propaganda. If you try to bring up an opposing view point you’re post or comment are downvoted. These downvotes effect your account, and once you reach -200 points your account is banned from commenting or posting. So if you do not support radical left wing communism and you offer a different viewpoint or argument, you’re silenced. Try mentioning how communism was the most dangerous ideology of the 20th century and is responsible for the death of nearly 100 million people. All facts. The Antifa/communists will downvote you, insult you with vile and vulgar threats and even death threats. This is all supported by the radical leftist moderators and creators of the website. It’s disgusting and I’m sure this review will be deleted as well.
Bad programming/UI, has gone downhill in recent years
by Annnna91 on 2021/04/13 20:47
Imgur was one of my favorite places to upload and share pictures, but in recent years they’ve made this process increasingly difficult. First, they took away the ability to edit images; simple cropping, adding lettering, drawing, etc. why? Now, it’s impossible to add pictures from my uploads to separate albums. If it isn’t, it’s incredibly difficult to find. Speaking of which, the UI is awful. I get that this Imgur is going for a more social media approach and that’s their prerogative, but you don’t have to disable image editing tools. That would make an image sharing app better lol. I found out how to edit my albums(delete photos,rearrange) in the app, but it isn’t intuitive and takes forever to get to work. I have no idea why these changes have been made. Hoping to hop on elsewhere that’s more like the old Imgur.
Long time user
by jmgreen1421 on 2020/10/10 05:08
I’ve been a member of Imgur for 7 years and I still find it’s the main place I go to scroll. However the most recent update forces the app to reload if you leave it for more than about 10 seconds which is SO FRUSTRATING because if I switch apps because someone messaged me or I want to look something up about a post, when I go back I lose my place in the feed and have to scroll through what I’ve already seen to get back to where I was. I’m also an iOS developer and I know there’s always a ton of unintended functionality that comes with app development, especially with iOS 14, so this might not be something that is even being tracked or thought of for UX. But it is the worst bug right now in my opinion and is very disruptive to the normal user experience
Not what it used to be
by pete479 on 2020/09/27 19:26
Rehashing essentially what jbrown757 mentioned. Unfortunately Imgur has become a graveyard of political memes to vilify one side of the political party and apotheosize the other. I don’t even like Trump, but actual fake news regularly reaches the front page now because of the nature of community voting. I’ve redownloaded the app several times but each time the temptation to participate in political memery or even gloss over it is outweighed by how absolutely one-sided the content is. If you need your outrage to be massaged even more in 2020, then this app may be right for you. Otherwise, idk what else to say. I came to imgur looking for funny memes but left in search of a shower
Days gone
by omenapple on 2020/10/14 04:56
Imgur used to be fun, then it went towards the money and more and more ads. Constantly trying to push its users to use the “updated view” which looks hideous (kakis meme here) and reacts terribly. I joined Imgur back in 2010, back when it was more of the Wild West but still tried to maintain its PCness. The users had more control and you didn’t have an ad trying to sell you on a terrible movie or a new blender or XYZ. The app runs terribly it crashes and it now forces users to put your phone number into it so that it can “verify” your account. I can tell you that I put a fake number into it, with no previous contacts, the number I didn’t use for anything had for 10 days before putting into the app and a day later got an automated call. Imgur. I. Am. Done. No faith in you, you sold out on your site, sold out from what you were made for, sold info and have an awful app.
Nuff said
by Aisha918 on 2017/11/25 02:34
It’s an app that I’ve had for a long time, through all the updates and random changes. I’ve been here since the beginning idea of folders, the pleas and after years the final hurrah of getting them. This app is addictive, strangely not in a bad way, and because it’s very easy to understand I can find things extremely easy. And it’s interactive. I LOVE how interactive it is. I wish the “did you miss the day before?” Option would come back, I loved clicking and going back to the posts I missed the day before. But it’s super amazing
Disappointing
by AKosDaBoss on 2020/11/22 00:36
I feel bad giving this app this rating, but I feel like I have to based on what it is these days. I used to get on Imgur when I was having a slow or rough day to laugh at some memes, smile at wholesome content, learn a new thing or two, and just generally enjoy some interesting and entertaining content. Those days are over. You get on now and the posts just make you more depressed than you already were. Half the posts are political BS and the rest isn’t what it used to be. Why did it have to come to this? It’s not what the platform was intended to be. It should be a lighthearted corner of the internet. If you lean left politically, you might like it. If you lean right, you’ll be mad at what you’re seeing but laugh. If you’re a true moderate not enticed by the identity politics of today, you will hate it like nothing else to see this is what the world has come to.
Baffling lack of basic functionality
by DCpwnz on 2019/09/12 17:30
As a standalone app, I’m sure Imgur works fine, but attempting to open a high-resolution image that you found through another service seems to actually be impossible. I found a reddit post with an image I’d like as a wallpaper for my phone. Some users recommended setting the imgur website to desktop mode for a high-res version, but that option has apparently been removed from the web version. Hitting the “open in app” button simply opens the apple store, trying to save the image to my account just tells me that the browser version has been discontinued, and searching the exact title of the image returns no results. Even with the exact imgur URL for the image, there is no way to access it through the app. This should be a simple process. The “Open in App” button should just open the image, but it somehow fails to do even that.
Horrible Anymore
by Meeks4532 on 2020/10/02 19:12
This site is awful now. It’s one big far left circle jerk. I used to love coming on Imgur and used it since the very beginning. It was always good for a laugh. Now every post is just hateful garbage. They hate conservatives, women, and fat people (specifically fat women) with such unbridled rage that it will really blow your mind. I’m a woman and the incels are thick. I finally deleted the app a while back and haven’t thought about it much since. If there’s a post where a woman gets punched in the face you’ll hear a lot of MRA slogans like, “Equal rights means equal lefts!” Seriously??? If your opinions differs at all they’ll set upon you with the most vile attacks ever calling you a racist, smooth brain, idiot, etc. anything they can think. Become part of the hive mind and don’t think for yourself at all or question anything and maybe you’ll enjoy this singular thought cesspool. I’m off to greener pastures.
The ads....SOOOO many ads.
by UnableToThinkOfAWittyNickname on 2019/09/27 03:04
I’m fine with the intermittent ads shuffled between multiple gifs on the same post. I’m fine with the full page ads between posts. The browser redirect ads though are beyond annoying. I tried to address the issue with support because those ads are SUPPOSED to be in violation of Imgur’s policy. Since reporting, it seems as though the amount of these invasive ads has grown exponentially. Every three to five posts and I have to close the App Store popup, then close Safari, and only then can I return to browsing in this poorly maintained, under managed app. I’d suggest avoiding this app if you value your sanity and the security of your phone.
I love Imgur but...
by flxwerjjj on 2019/08/20 20:15
Tbh I love using Imgur to save photos in my own albums etc., but the only thing I was kind of dissatisfied with was when I guess every time I exceed the number of images in an album, it’ll most of the time rearrange my photos in the album by itself even when I chose not to rearrange my photos that way. If possible, I hope there’ll be a solution for this. And also for every time I put a link or something in the description part of the photos, when I refresh the page, the link will appear to be broken and not together. I hope that'll be fixed soon as well. I still love Imgur though!
It's the app, not the site
by woopiggie on 2021/03/24 21:30
The imgur site itself is an awesome platform. It is the gold standard for meme sharing and banter. My issue is with the app. The app itself is awful. First, if you back out of the app for even 5 seconds, it automatically refreshes itself and you then have to scroll back through everything you've just spent 10 minutes looking at yo get where you were. And this is IF you can ever get back to that point. This is a setting you cannot change. Second, it is constantly giving me the notification bubble and I will visit every screen and there aren't any notifications. This happens all the time. Finally, they ask you to pay money for an ad free experience but half the ads are imgur ads trying to get you to pay to skip ads.. lame.
Truly disappointed.
by Zooby42 on 2018/12/18 10:53
The ads are getting ridiculous. I get that they need to make money and I have no problems with that but the ads are just getting more and more invasive. First, they just popped up below the posts. After that, they popped up between images in longer posts and comments. That second one is where it started getting bad. They’d redirect me from imgur even when I didn’t tap them and the app would cause my phone to heat up and lose battery life. Once they fixed those issues, they started putting ads between posts on top of all of the other ad placements. Now, they’ve added new ads that play sound without being tapped and the old malicious ads are back again. I love imgur and its community but the app is so loaded with malicious ads, I’m uninstalling it.
Do you like to spend forever in the bathroom
by lahdidahdi on 2017/11/23 14:03
I’ve used this app for many years and it has caused several family members to wonder if I had some sort of health issues based on the sheer amount of time I will spend on the toilet. This app has literally made people think I have severe stomach problems... but totally worth it... the community is pretty cool, pics are funny, plenty of inside jokes and references. Out of all the image sharing sites this is my favorite one. If you’re on there find me lahdidahdi or find me in Facebook Lea jones in Hollywood 😊
Stupid Stupid Site, Awful App
by Darad227 on 2020/01/18 05:28
Recently and gladly deleted this annoying app from my phone and cancelled my account. They expect you to walk a fine line to post things and knit pick posts that aren’t even offensive, often threatening to cancel your membership or ban you altogether. I’ve tried to reconsider their decisions but it’s a waste of time trying. Plus, the whole site is riddled with immature trolls who bullies everything, yet won’t do anything about them or ban the ones who should be banned. I’m done. Reddit is much better with less restrictions.
Pros and Cons
by ÆON-179 on 2020/08/02 09:40
Pros: • Lots of communities. • Plethora of Images. • Ability to set post to “public” or “hidden”. • Useful for linking things in Discord/Reddit • Friendly UI • *Refer to other reviews for more Cons: • Stolen posts from other sites • Stolen content without source • Can find the same things on Reddit • Not so friendly community (personal experience) • Bots/Trolls • Few unique posts • *Refer to other reviews for more IMO I use the app for uploading pictures so I can link them in other sites if I can’t post an image directly. It’s helpful for that alone. You can find about ~85% of the same content on Reddit and other sites. So if you need an app for showing images to others through a link then this app is just right for you. Otherwise, I would suggest using other sites for forum style things since Imgur isn’t really best suited for it. I encourage you to test it out though and see how it feels for yourself. (2 star because I’m honestly fed up with the community in general and how as a newcomer I was treated poorly as well as how most of the content is stolen and doesn’t give credit)
Very anti-Trump, posts get removed
by CapricornAngel on 2020/10/26 15:36
Only pro-democrat statements are allowed to be posted. I notice that anything written positively about Trump is downvoted to oblivion, which seems to be the norm since it is so tightly connected to Reddit. Pro-Trump facts in the comments section are removed (yes, the wall has over 400 miles built and not the rhetoric that it never went up). Reposts are all too common with the reposter not giving credit to the original poster. Too many posts of their pets passing away that it is like a Facebook post and artists showing their creations with a link to buy to avoid actually paying for true advertising. Too much of the same old. With my rankings aside, I do enjoy some things that are posted and you can be alerted of new posts from someone that you follow.
Latest update has made the Chat feature almost useless
by Spcslammosam on 2019/10/29 14:38
Messages are a trainwreck... I have hundreds of old messages that have been opened that are now unread and need to be deleted, again. Update says to use chat to share gifs and images, but there’s no function anywhere in the messenger to do so. It WAS there. Why did you guys ruin something that was working just fine?
Great App has a few problems though. Minor but great.
by Worfner on 2019/03/07 00:31
Honestly. Used to love the app. It seemed like a good alternative to FBs drama and IG’s fakeness but I’ll tell you this. It’s all a lie. It’s like reddit combined with FB, IG and Twitter but worse. People can spam images and basically farm points like there’s not tomorrow. I’ve been on a year and got 13,000 points. Roughly 300 comments and 10 images the entire time I’m on. Guy joins 3 months and posts 20 images a day and farms 64,000 points. The people are okay in the main area. There’s no sub areas so everything goes into mainstream basically creating a giant trash pit of sad stories, memes, political pictures and other things that you’ll realize. I could this find on Facebook. Another thing is the letter count. It’s so awful. It’s like Twitter’s and it can get annoying when you’re in a discussion with someone and you can’t say all you have to say on one thing. Overall I’d say, check it out but also get reddit and join one of there communities and compare the 2. Quantity vs Quality is how I see it.
So trendy it hurts
by DontFollowTheHerd on 2017/12/26 04:36
So you want to belong to a lifeless flaming community? You’ve came to the right place:) this app is just as bad as everything everyone talks about....nothing original but reposted garbage and wannabe witty comments that how dare you comment or try to make sense or you will get flamed. You sheep can keep your little community of basement dwelling bearded hipsters all to yourself, I don’t have to prove anything to anyone in this little world of crap talking internet tuff guys that love dogs and beards and dream of anything that’s isn’t cool that is cool now cause it’s not cool but how dare you don’t bow down to bill Murray and cats and yea, blah blah blah......I have a life thank you I don’t need to make myself feel better competing with a bunch of internet trolls to reach a front page and internet points.....get a life people really;)
Nice but also meh
by CaliKai89 on 2020/08/16 04:37
Full screen ads interrupt magic keyboard use (can’t swipe/scroll with trackpad) to the point where the whole device becomes unresponsive until you close the application. Pop up ads in horizontal are at the bottom of the screen, reducing content visibility when there is ample room on either side of most content for advertising. Full screen ads can cause device stuttering and lag. They also don’t work in horizontal mode, so if you’re browsing at night it blasts your retinas with a blank white screen. Some QoL improvements would go a long way. Looking forward to future updates.
On this app for 8 years
by Andrew Lux on 2021/03/29 19:05
I used to love it, but now there’s some bugs that clearlyyy Imgur knows of but won’t fix. The biggest being if you leave the app you’ll lose your place and it’ll take you back to a fresh home screen. This is most likely so you can be run through ads again, which is kinda smart on their part. And second, after about 5 minutes of scrolling, my entire iPhone will start slowing down and then freeze, only until I quit the app completely will my phone be normal again. And last, a lot of bot are on here. They comment and post and seem like real people, but it’s either propaganda or selling something subtly. Anyways, imgur used to be a great place for laughs, now it’s all politics and hate.
App now crashes constantly
by Cylentnyte on 2020/09/27 00:29
Final nail in the coffin for this app. Aside from the gargantuan battery and data usage, the constant barrage of intrusive ads, and the downhill trend of becoming less and less “fun” over the years, the app now crashes consistently every time it’s opened after having been minimized. It crashes every few posts. It crashes if I scroll too fast through an image dump. It crashes if I jump to the comments. The best part? If you try to go to the website directly, either on a phone or PC, they’ll complain about you not using the app! The website absolutely crawls on a gaming rig that can handle some heavy-duty graphics requirements. This used to be a great getaway in the early days, but no longer.
Heat issue, ad problems
by Thingsihaveloved on 2020/03/30 04:14
I really love Imgur as a community, and I enjoy the content it provides. But it’s only enjoyable if you can access the content, which I no longer can. 1) Ads are ridiculous full-page interruptions to browsing. If you touch any part of the page besides the “skip” button, the ads will launch Safari and then the App Store. 2) My phone is hotter than the surface of the sun after using this app for 10 minutes. I have an iPhone 7. It is otherwise totally functional, and has been a dream to operate since I deleted the Imgur app. 3) This app running in the background would cause other apps to crash. 4) When browsing, if I left the app for a few seconds to check a text message or something, I could not return to the last image I was viewing. It would restart the app and I’d have to go hunting to find where I left off. I’ll try again in a few months in hopes they will have figured something out to make this app accessible for its purpose.
It’s Getting Worse
by NoahTBaker on 2018/06/05 13:59
Imgur used to be great. The community was way less toxic than other meme-based platforms, and it felt like the owners of the website actually cared about users. Now, it’s safe to say that neither of those are really true anymore. We accepted the addition of ads because we love the platform, but now it’s completely obvious with the phantom “accidental” clicking of ads, the malicious ads, and ads in the MIDDLE of posts that the owners don’t care about users at all anymore. Honestly I hope the platform fails soon. The community as a whole isn’t that terrible now, buts it’s certainly got worse through the years. With all things considered, things aren’t looking up for this app. I would not recommend it.
I thought my iphone was getting old
by Cforcalvin on 2021/03/26 09:50
from the battery draining quickly and then overheating- until I realized it’s not the phone, it’s this app. Everytime i use the phone without touching the app it’s fine and battery life and temperature is as expected. The second I start using the app the battery drain doubles- and then it overheats more and more as I scroll down, until it starts to lag. If I keep scrolling it lags more and more until it starts to have trouble loading new posts. Many times if I switch to another app for just a few seconds and come back, the whole app resets and I’m back to the top of the feed again. Is the app poorly optimized?
The ads are done so poorly
by C_PleaseFixThis_B on 2019/04/21 16:16
I think everything understands that imgur stays running due to ad revenue. What I don’t understand is how they can possibly think that the way that the implementation of the ads is done is in any way acceptable. The app has gone downhill and now have an atrocious user experience with overly intrusive ads that are terribly placed and prevent seamless navigation through posts. Half the time you can’t even scroll to the next page without so much as grazing an ad and if that occurs say goodbye to viewing what you were attempting to look at. Instead you get taken to a page for whatever junk they decided to plaster every page with. This app has just really gone downhill.
Crude Society
by MWGJr on 2018/07/26 04:12
There should be a button that enables a user to delete rude comments from their posts. I’ve received of nothing but hate while being on this app and I’m honestly sick of it. I’m only using it to upload photos of my own to copy the links of it and email or text or message through the internet for my friends, family, etc. But everything I post is being attacked and when I report the comments, nothing happens. I had to go delete several posts. The pictures I hadn’t deleted, I had to change their settings to ‘hidden’ just so that I could avoid unnecessary hate.
Politics have hurt this app
by Alex99d on 2020/09/11 05:41
I used to love imgur. I’ve never brought my political views to the app, and it was a great place to laugh and enjoy great and wholesome content. However, I have pretty much stopped using this app due to the fact that one out of three/four posts is about extremely political opinions. This used to be an incredibly enjoyable place for people to share great content, but unfortunately it’s turned into somewhat of a political opinion board, and regardless of my political views that’s just not what I used this app for. Just sad to see a great platform consumed by politics.
Imgur app today w/latest iOS update
by Jayzlie on 2020/11/08 13:21
Dear Devs. Please look into updating the app to properly function with the latest iOS. I know y’all have your hands full but, right now iPhones are heating up insanely to the point one can fry eggs on. Various posts are lagged/delayed when trying to flip through them. And it severely hampers the rest of the device to the point one has to restart. Quitting the app and restarting iPhone puts it back resolves it but I’m afraid of burning my hands if I try to use the Imgur app so it’s now relegated to DO NOT OPEN status. Thanks
Imgur reset
by Magic8ball633 on 2021/02/25 03:27
Please stop resetting Imgur to the homepage when the user briefly switches to a different app. It’s extremely frustrating. Sincerely, Everybody EDIT: thank you for resolving this (about 70% of the time it now does not reset, I’ll take it!). Maybe one more thing you could look into, sometimes when I see an image, I smile and scroll forward one, then decide to go back and favorite it. Instead of the image I liked, there’s an ad. I scroll. Back two, and it’s the image before the one I liked. I scroll forward, and it’s the ad. The ad replaces the image I liked, and I can no longer get to it. The ads should be between images, not on top of them. Ohh and if you click on one of many images to enlarge it, it would be cool if we could click or swipe left or right to see the next image in that same post also enlarged.
This app makes me laugh.
by Bonzaiblitz on 2018/09/07 03:48
As a person who suffers from depression few things make me happy...even less laugh. I’ve been using imgur for about 7 years. My battle is constant, but at least at the end of the day I can count on imgur to have a user friendly interface, little or no ads and fresh funny high quality content. Thanks fellow imgurians and the Imgur team for making the end of each day a little brighter.
Last few weeks, the keyboard won’t stay up
by star2fire on 2020/10/10 11:55
I really have enjoyed this app the last few years. But in the last week or two, there’s no way to make comments anymore. The comment window won’t stay open the keyboard won’t stay up. I tried to reply to someone and FIVE TIMES the window crashed and my comment was lost. My frustration has finally taken hold, and I deleted the app. It’s no good to me this way.
It’s ok
by MissSmith1017 on 2018/10/23 21:25
Ehhh.... it’s alright I guess. I’ve noticed it is very glitchy. Tagging is a nightmare, I just cut and paste through my notes. You need to stumble through it and make a lot of mistakes in the beginning. I am posting art and have noticed people just troll most of the feed. Some comments feel like mass bots as they don’t necessarily match the images, and as far as I can tell there is no way to delete comments. Pretty stupid you are the one building your page. I would go with Insta over this if you are creative, but if you are looking for entrainment and not necessarily building a following it’s worth a try.
Drains battery life in background
by timbo2132 on 2018/06/16 03:34
Maybe my iPhone 6s is a bit out of date, but it’s getting very hot when running Imgur. The app uses a lot of battery, and often is laggy. I wish I could just use the website, because imgur is a website. The mobile version is intentionally gimped to force you to get the app. Imgur’s “social” aspect is quite odd. I have been using imgur since it was just an image host, and the “community” that has developed is kind of creepy. I’ve been messaged by creeps. I don’t even want messaging. The amount of ads is getting out of hand. On galleries with multiple images, weird ads are inserted between photos, leading to confusion. A lot of the ads don’t make sense or are in foreign languages. The way you scroll down a gallery makes it too easy to accidentally click an ad launching you out of the app. I usually just force close the app in frustration when this happens. This is simply a shady technique of getting clicks.
Bring back mr Puckett
by Steven=42 on 2020/11/18 20:30
Bad review until he is brought back. This app used to be amazing but then they desired to do adds on pages .At first I wasn’t happy about the sponsored posts but whatever I could skip them. Then they put adds at the bottom of image posts that you could accidentally click on and they were full of virus links. Then they put adds in the middle of long posts and NEVER made sure the adds were safe. Literally every add is a scam ware add. That was the final straw imgur. Until you fix your mess up here I’m done with you and will always browse with a adblocker so that you don’t get any money from me. I hate to do this but you gave us no choice.
We welcome you!
by Peyote.Jay on 2020/09/22 11:35
You’ll read many reviews that are negative due to politics, etc. Guess what? You get that anywhere you go on social media. Imgur is what it says it is. People posting what’s important to them, whether that be loads of cutting edge memelordery or photos of their garden. It’s a vibrant community. Always has and always will be. Join us and let the memes flow! (Just don’t post a selfie. We don’t care if you’re pretty and we will roast you for it)
Won’t allow me to upload
by Greenman22 on 2018/04/17 03:20
This is not user error, as I used to be able to upload pictures without problem. Whenever I try and upload an image it says “invalid captcha” and will not allow me to proceed. The problem is THERE IS NO PLACE TO ENTER A CAPTCHA. No box with scrambled letters and an area to type. No boxes to click on to check off. Nothing. I have searched the entire app for at least 20 minutes and then looked it up and this is a common problem. This is just sad that an app this large can fail so badly and for so long (this has been a problem for me for months). I will adjust my review if this is fixed, but I doubt it will be.
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