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Posts Tagged ‘ireport’

In major upgrade, CNN iReport makes use of Facebook’s Open Graph technology

As citizen journalism grows in popularity, CNN iReport continues to assert itself as a go-to platform for people to contribute breaking news stories. Last November, we wrote about iReport’s goal in relaunching their site, “to become the largest social network for news.” With CNN’s innovative use of Facebook’s Open Graph technology, they are making great strides in achieving this goal. Read more

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CNN gathers top 50 iReporters for second annual awards

It's definitely not easy to sustain a social platform tied specifically to a TV network, when Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Instagram and others are major sources of real-time content. CNN's iReport is now over five years old and continues to grow strong as a major outlet for the global news network to curate content from their most passionate viewers. Seven months after they launched a more social iReport, they gathered their top fifty users to chat best practices and honor the best at the 2nd Annual iReport Awards.

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CNN launches a new, more social iReport

In August, CNN celebrated iReport's 5th anniversary and announced a redesign of the site was in the works. The redesign is here with the goal to create the largest "social network for news," according to Lila King, Participation Director at CNN who heads up iReport. Both individual iReporters profile pages and group pages have gotten major updates, making them easier to navigate the different pieces of content (photos, videos, etc) that a user has contributed to an "assignment."

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CNN announces revamp for iReport tool

In August, CNN celebrated iReport's 5th anniversary and announced a redesign of the site was in the works. The redesign is here with the goal to create the largest "social network for news," according to Lila King, Participation Director at CNN who heads up iReport. Both individual iReporters profile pages and group pages have gotten major updates, making them easier to navigate the different pieces of content (photos, videos, etc) that a user has contributed to an "assignment."

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Gowalla hooks up with CNN's iReport

In August, CNN celebrated iReport's 5th anniversary and announced a redesign of the site was in the works. The redesign is here with the goal to create the largest "social network for news," according to Lila King, Participation Director at CNN who heads up iReport. Both individual iReporters profile pages and group pages have gotten major updates, making them easier to navigate the different pieces of content (photos, videos, etc) that a user has contributed to an "assignment."

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