Thanks to high-megapixel camera sensor, professional shooting modes, and ample of storage that our smartphones come with, we all have thousands of pictures saved on our smartphones. Most of us don’t even think twice before instagramming our food, travel, shopping or sharing a photo story on Snapchat. We all are addicted to mobile photography in our own ways. But, have you ever thought of making money out of your mobile photos? Whether you are a professional photographer or a casual one, you can make some easy money by selling your best shots to brands and businesses looking for royalty-free authentic images for their projects through apps like EyeEm, Snapwire, Shutterstock Contributor, Foap, Twenty20, and Stockimo. Big brands post photo missions on these apps to crowdsource ‘real images’ taken by ‘real people’ for their social media posts and marketing projects. In a nutshell, all these apps help you sell your mobile photography for actual money. To know more, read our Cover Story from Page no. 6.
The next topic that is trending nowadays is ‘Chat Fiction’. This new storytelling format is taking the internet by storm, all because reading ‘Chat Stories’ is like eavesdropping on someone else’s text conversations.
‘Chat Stories’ apps, namely Hooked, Tap, Lure and Yarn have hooked millions of mobile readers by successfully leveraging smartphone functionality — the simple text message. Instead of turning pages, you need to tap the screen to bring on the next chat message. The anticipation for the next message leaves you in a constant state of suspense and this is what gaining the young readers’ attention. Get to know more about these ‘Chat Stories’ apps in our ‘Fun Reading’ section inside.