Certain companies on the internet have created tremendous value in the world, and for themselves, from pure infastructure.
Infinate virtual stores, full of empty shelves were soon filled by eager sellers at ebay, amazon and thousands others.
Photography, music, video, writing, podcasts, education; any creative product that can be consumed through the internet was given a place to exist for free.
Well, why not then? They need the content and they'll give you free space to warehouse it forever. If you're trying to control the access of what you post...
...this won't work. If your goal is to create and share, it works just fine. What I have found for myself is Google Maps for photography.
Images can be attached to specific locataions but are held in a chronological list, accessable from anywhere.
At present, I have 12,297 images up with 249M views.