I closed it over a week ago and hardly anyone noticed. The sites weekly log reported it was only viewed occasionally, ie less than 10 visits per week.
I didnít announce closure because it would have been ransacked by the people who feed them to Face Book before it closed.
Masses of 'Old Tyneside' images ended up on Facebook with no credit to where they were from.
I likened my website as a warehouse full of free photos to put on Face Book.
I dont use Face Book but my 3 sons do. Over the years 2 of my sons had rows with people using 'Old Tyneside' images without saying where they got them from. They didnt want others to know about the 'Warehouse'.
All they had to do was credit 'Old Tyneside' and it would have been ok.
I had weekly reports on the number of visits to the site and for quite a while it has had very few visits. Eg half a dozen per week
Anyone looking for a particular pic just needs to ask as its all backed up.
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