Skip to comments.CNN Turns To Google Glass Explorers For Breaking News Content Through iReport
Posted on 05/10/2014 8:45:13 PM PDT by BenLurkin
CNN's iReport is a portal where citizen journalists can sign up to contribute stories to the news site. The concept has been highly popular among people around the world, it reported 1 million registered reporters in 2011. The project, which was first started in 2006, helped CNN cover major events including the London bombings in 2005 and the Nigerian protests in late 2011, among others, ZDNET reports. And by expanding the portal's support to Google Glass, CNN is looking at bring the convenience of reporting news as it happens by instantly capturing content behind the Glass' camera.
The Google Glass support for iReport is currently being tested and is limited to audiences in the U.S. The expansion of the project will likely reach other users when it successfully completes the test phase and when Google brings its pricey eyewear to the people across the world.
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Oh, great. Let’s get news from narcissistic hipsters and foodies.
CNN teaming with “GlassHoles”...seems fitting.
this will not end well
Indeed. Basically it’s saying....”We’re losing money and can’t hire reporters.”