Mobile photographers can earn revenue?
As sites like Flickr and Instagram continue to grow their user base, the rich supply of content becomes a powerful asset for potential end users like advertisers and media. A major challenge for industry authorities is determining how to leverage this content while preserving the rights and interests of its creators.
Some sites have come under fire for selling user photos without compensation - Flickr recently issued an apology for its controversial sales through the Flickr Wall Art platform.
Others have created opportunity for users to seek out profit - Scoopshot recently launched IAN, the first platform where mobile photographers can earn advertising revenue from ads embedded in their photos. Find out more here.