Have you heard the great news? Creative Commons is building a mobile app to replace stock photos.
The awesome content sharing nonprofit Creative Commons has been working diligently to create a mobile app that allows people and businesses to request and use images from other users. The beauty is that these images are under an open license (Creative Commons' thing), which inevitably posses a threat towards our beloved stock photos.
This new app is called The List. Appropriately named because it provides lists of locations, people, objects and events that users might need pictures of. Then, other users can view these requests and publish their own images for public use directly through the app. Preview image courtesy of The Next Web.
For those of us that work with Facebook and other forms of social media on a daily basis, this is groundbreaking. Sometimes, you really need a photo of "a dog playing with a cat" and just can't justify buying a $15 stock photo for just one Fa...