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Dropbox + Twitter = Newslinn Profile

We have made available a new feature for journalists that are part of our LinkedIn Early Access Group

Dropbox + Twitter = Newslinn Profile

It enables a journalist to receive photos from anyone directly into their own organised photo library – without having to expose their direct email address, manage FTP details, create shared google doc/dropbox etc.

Users still go through two factor mobile authentication (if they haven’t already) – and photos are validated in real-time – however we don’t restrict photos as much when they are shared directly with a journalist (our rule engine becomes much more like a spam filter).

The Newslinn Profile allows for better photo classification, photo captioning and tagging people that are in the photos – because of which there are more steps involved to make this happen – contrast that to the Newslinn ‘city’ email address where sharing photos is immediate and easily accessible.

Example Newslinn Profile

You can see an example profile here – Newslinn Profiles are Sync’d with your Twitter profile so that there is consistency

Example:
www.newslinn.com/shanedevane

Short URL Example:
nws.li/shanedevane

Next Steps

There is still some fine-tuning, testing and more features to add onto our Newslinn Profile.

Screenshots

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Newslinn Profile

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Newslinn Photo Dashboard “Journalist Inbox”

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Photo Meta Data as part of ‘Photo Page’

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GPS and mapping data as part of ‘Photo Page’