and Photobucket Enter Image Search Partnership and Photobucket (think Flickr + YouTube) have announced a multi-year partnership. Photobucket will now display an search box, and includes syndication of sponsored listsings and display ads. Photobucket sees 44 million unique users worldwide each month.

“Photobucket has one of the largest online audiences, and now provides these consumers with the answers to the questions they ask every day," said Andrew Moers, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Partner Network. “This alliance furthers our strategy to bring to consumers worldwide through a broad range of Internet access points.”

Photobucket President Alex Welch spoke of the importance of search for users of the photo sharing site: "Photobucket users view, store and share billions of images each month and will serve as a great resource in helping those users find specific content quickly and efficiently.”

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Nathania was a Search Engine Watch news correspondent from 2008 to 2010. Before that, she held positions as Senior Editor at Bold Interactive and Search Marketing Copywriter at Fortune Interactive.