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|Description||360news (Navteq $10M LBS Challenge Finalist) – putting the power of full featured news reporting in the hands of citizen journalists and news enthusiasts. Featured on Macworld, PCworld, CNet,
Using 360News app, citizen reporters can quickly report the news on the spot with automated location, date & time insertion and photo or video capture capabilities. But that's not all; 360News' proprietary distribution service then will post/submit the news to 360newslive website, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, CNN iReport, Yahoo/Reuters You Witness News, and Flickr. So if you have worthy news to report 360News will instantly spread the word around the top Internet news sites to make you famous and realize the Andy Warhol's 15 minutes of fame.
For news enthusiasts it delivers the location enabled breaking news along with latest top news stories and breaking news tweets in an easy to read format with the relevant news images. That's not all the users can create their profile, socialize with the fellow community members, rate the submitted stories and more on 360newslive.com website.
Mobilewhack Blog: "Though this free iPhone app was supposedly meant for citizen journalists, it may as well be a good iPhone app for bloggers who want to be the first to report fresh news as they see it"
Prasanth Manthena, MD, Neurologist and a news enthusiast, said "I had an opportunity to see 360news App live in action before its launch in the iTunes store. 360News app is like a Swiss Army knife for news enthusiasts. It makes on the spot news reporting easy & at the same time delivers location based breaking news and tweets.
"This exciting new app enables a dialog between news organizations and their subscribers," said Christopher Arnold, CEO of ncubeeight Inc. "Not only will this result in fantastic discovery tool for local news into the newsroom, it will drive brand engagement and increased news consumption among the participating readership."
Using 360News, people all over the US now empowered to report up to the minute news they experience right from their iPhones to top news media destinations