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See it. Report it. Right here, right now.

What an amazing new way to get the news from where it is happening to you. Crowdsourcing is becoming the catalyst for all kinds of innovations and this is the one that tops our list today!

Media outlets spend a lot of money, time and effort to dispatch news crews and helicopters to catch breaking news — but often, they arrive too late and wind up covering the aftermath instead of the actual event…

With cellphones becoming ubiquitous and more powerful than ever, we figured it would be more efficient if we could simply tap into the everyday people who were already at the event. Why rely on traditional sourcing when a mobile news force is only a push-message away?