The data visualization map will show check-ins from both President Obama’s and the Republican presidential candidates’ campaigns as they travel across the country. NBC reporters embedded with the Republican candidates will also provide real-time check-ins.
“Understanding where candidates go on the campaign trail and why they go there is a fascinating story that we wanted to share with consumers,” said Paige West, msnbc.com‘s creative director, in the press release.
Hipstamatic is rolling out an iOS app that allows a group to shoot digital pictures ot a roll of 24. Until the 24 pics are taken, no one can see the shots. But when it's done, everone can see them. (Huh?) More interesting to me is a future company project:
For early 2012, [Hipstamatic CEO] Buick said there are already plans to release location-based cameras that can only be used in certain areas as well as project-based public cameras - to be used, for example, at music festivals - with everyone shooting to one roll of unlimited exposures for a specific amount of time.
I guess sharing to Flickr with tags is not good enough? Or sharing via Facebook?
The also added the oft-requested feature of putting dates on the Street View imagery. It's been a fun game to try to determine when imagery was captured, but now they tell you the month and year right on the imagery while you're viewing it!