Top News! 1.06 for iPhone Creates Mobile Citizen Reporters via Photos

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[] Vail, Colorado - Announcing that On the Spot Development, the developers of Top News! and Top News! Lite has released a unique photo sharing application for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. Top News! is a newly launched, exciting application that allows ordinary citizens to become reporters, submitting newsworthy photos and descriptions from their mobile phones, for viewing and voting by others around the world. Each uploaded photo is automatically entered into the app's recurring contest, which rewards the top three most popular photos with a prize.

Top News! is the latest in a line of unique photo sharing products released by On the Spot Development. This app turns users into citizen reporters, providing others with their first-hand glimpses of events, people and happenings as captured right at the scene.

"Whenever there is an event, one can be certain that there are people on hand, snapping photos with their mobile phones," explains On the Spot Development CEO, David Forenza. "Top News is a unique and exciting platform that allows people to photograph and report images that are interesting or newsworthy. Users can also browse through images and stories by other users from around the world."

Citizen reporters are able to add a description to each snapshot to explain the news item or talk about the subject or photo itself. All uploaded pictures are put into a scrollable photo gallery for viewing and for voting in the photo contests.

Each photo that is uploaded is automatically entered into the app's recurring contest. The three photos with the most votes per contest cycle are awarded prizes. Winners are determined through user voting from both Top News! and Top News! Lite.

These are some of the features in Top News!
* Photo and information sharing platform
* See the news as it is happening, and see it first-hand
* View images by most popular, personal favorites or latest uploads
* Picture descriptions tell the story of the image
* Share stories on Facebook or email
* Photos are automatically entered into a recurring contest
* The three most popular stories each news cycle will win a prize
* Real-time news submissions and voting stats
* Upload photos directly from device
* Create a unique Top News! ID for fast and easy uploads and contest entry
* Unlimited uploads and unlimited voting
* Top News! Lite also available for downloading for free
* Celebrate the freedom of information and citizen-reporting

Users are able to share any photo from the gallery with their friends on Facebook, or by emailing the image from within the application.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.1 or later
* 3.2 MB

Pricing and Availability
Top News! 1.06 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the News category.

On the Spot Development is a company devoted to the development of unique, innovative mobile-phone applications designed to reach a wide spectrum of users. Currently, the company focus is on networking, contest and entertainment apps. The company is comprised of several members based in Vail, Colorado and a programming team located in Dallas, Texas. On the Spot Development is committed to providing quality products for users worldwide, with a keen emphasis on customer service and direct communication with users. Copyright (C) 2011 Mobile-App-Marketing-Makeover. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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