Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on T Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on Twitter, Angel List, LinkedIn.
We know how it goes. You’re working on that killer presentation or document and want to add images to go with your work…but lo and behold you can’t seem to find the right stock photo, or any picture that’s suitable. Oh, for the love of god, why would anyone use these images for anything?
On that note, Google is extending its stock image library for Google Drive — which includes its Docs products as well as cloud storage — and the search giant wants you to help pick the contents.
The company has a deal in place with Getty Images-owned Thinkstocks.com and is crowdsourcing the content, giving users the chance to nominate ten photos from the archive site that they’d like to see added to Google’s collection.
Google says it will use the ideas to “create and curate the next generation of our stock image library.”
If that sounds like something you’d like to be involved with, follow the instructions below and add your suggestions here.
Go to www.thinkstock.com and search for images, or browse through them by category. Using the form below, submit the item numbers (linked underneath each image) for up to 10 images you’d like to nominate for use in your documents, presentations, spreadsheets. We’ll use your ideas to create and curate the next generation of our stock image library.
You can get more info at the dedicated post on Google+.
Headline image via Flickr / Potzuyoko
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