Note: This blog covers the classic Esri Story Maps. Story authors are encouraged to use the new ArcGIS StoryMaps to create stories; however, Esri will continue to maintain the classic templates for your use. For more information, see the Product road map.
UPDATE: This post was originally published in May 2016. It was revised in Sept 2016 and Dec 2018 with new information.
Will stories that already have images stored in a Google account be affected?
Where is the best place for me to store images I want to use in a story map?
What about Google Photos?
About the author
Owen is the lead product engineer for ArcGIS StoryMaps and has been with Esri since 2004. Before joining the StoryMaps team, he spent 11 years as a solution engineer on Esri's National Government team helping people understand the value and utility of geospatial thinking.