Wednesday, October 17, 2012

"Everyone has a story." - How CNN iReport Breaks News With Social Mobile

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Thanks to the rise of mobile technologies, today anyone with a cell phone can play an integral role in how a news story breaks. Tweets, Instagrams and other socially shared content inform our understanding of current events as they unfold. CNN’s Webby Winning iReport harnesses the power of this phenomenon by empowering users to submit their own content to help cover important stories. Webby Connect was able to learn more about the social mobile’s role in the evolving face of journalism from CNN’s Katie Hawkins-Gaar.

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Check it out! We’re profiled on The Webby Awards’ blog today.