Swift. Safe. Simple.
Access tens of thousands of photographers, explore our enormous library of quality user-generated content. Crowdsource photo and video assignments for breaking news or get different perspectives on planned events. Licenses are perpetual; prices are flat, and it's all no cure, no pay.
We all have pocketable high-quality cameras in our pockets or purses. So do our photographers. Some swear to their DSLRs, others are dedicated smartphone shooters!
Byrd is an innovative two-sided platform for crowdsourcing and discovering user-generated content.
Hassle free licensing
When you buy non-exclusive content, you have a perpetual license for editorial use on the publication you represent. And it's 2018, so of course, you can use photos and videos from Byrd on social media too.
Send Assignments to thousands of photographers through push-notifications in the smartphone app. Select an area, city or country, get instant responses and pick and choose the content you want.
Metadata locks when using the Byrd app, so we know when, where and who a story comes from. Weather API and profile verification alongside machine learning enable us to verify content real-time.
Stay in the loop on events happening right now. Everything is real-time. From the anonymized map of photographers whereabouts to the story feed and message system.
Media on Byrd
Our clients are news media, digital publishers, and magazines. We work with those who need it done by yesterday and those who work long deadlines.