Livefyre Launches Real-time Image Search and Photo Upload for Comments

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New Capability Now Available to all Enterprise and Community Customers

Livefyre Photo Upload Search Capability

Livefyre, provider of the leading real-time conversation and social curation platform, today announced that it has rolled out a new Photo Upload capability to users of its StreamHub and free Community Comments products. With this tool, users can quickly search and select photos from their mobile photo library, Google Images, their computer hard drive or social network accounts, and insert them into a post on any Livefyre app, including LiveComments, LiveBlog, LiveChat and LiveReviews.

This new feature allows users to upload an image in their comment from a number of sources, including public image searches on Google, as well as Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, Picasa, Box, Dropbox and Google drive.

Livefyre founder and CEO Jordan Kretchmer stated, “Imagery is a huge part of how stories are shared online. Each day, billions of photos and videos are shared on social media. Most commenting providers only offer the ability to insert photos from your local drive, but we have expanded our capability to enable them to search and select photos from every one of their images libraries in the cloud, in real-time. Livefyre is excited to offer this new feature to both our Enterprise and Community customers to enhance the commenting experience on every site in our network.”

This new feature is included free of charge to all Livefyre customers, across more than 550 enterprise customers and 65,000 community installations.

About Livefyre
Livefyre helps companies engage consumers through a combination of real-time conversation, social curation and social advertising. With Livefyre's social CMS, brands can integrate real-time social content into their websites, mobile apps, advertisements and television broadcasts to increase viewer engagement, boost website traffic and drive revenue. As the fourth largest network online, Livefyre is powering real-time social experiences for over 550 leading brands including American Idol, AOL, Bravo, CBS, Conde Nast, Cox Media Group, Dow Jones/WSJ, FOX Sports, Mashable, NASCAR, Showtime, Sony Playstation, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times and Universal Music Group. Livefyre also acquired social storytelling platform Storify in September 2013.

Founded in 2009 with offices in San Francisco, New York and London, Livefyre was named one of the best places to work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times. For more information, visit http://www.livefyre.com or follow us Twitter and Instagram at @livefyre or @storify.

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