ImageShack was launched.
ImageShack had 100,000 concurrent user requests.
ImageShack began hiding the direct link to images in an attempt to reduce the number of directly linked images since they provide no advertising revenue.
ImageShack stopped accepting image uploads from anonymous users.
ImageShack was moved from an advertising-based model to a subscription-based model, allowing only premium users to upload images.
ImageShack silently started replacing deleted embedded images with advertising.
The company announced that free accounts would be discontinued on January 31, 2016, if they were not upgraded.
free accounts not converted to paid accounts were deleted after that date.