Images - S3 vs CDN

I have an app that allows users to upload images and shows them the direct link to that image… (similar to imgur)… However, I noticed that in the last couple days, the links for newly uploaded images are no longer AWS/S3 links. Now they are

I didn’t change anything in my app. I didn’t even update the app version, so I’m wondering how this could be happening… Some users have communicated they are a lot more comfortable storing their images and seeing an AWS link vs a link

This is what happened:

They are still stored on AWS S3 just hidden by behind a different name

There are plugins though to store files in your own S3 bucket if you wanted to go that route.

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