There once was a day when stock photos were useful for brochures, magazine ads, and other printed material. A deal between Shutterstock and Facebook announced Thursday shows the new online direction for the industry, though.
Under the partnership, businesses will be able to search for Shutterstock graphics through Facebook's online ad creation tool. Use of an ad means Facebook will pay Shutterstock a royalty, part of which goes to the creator of the photo or illustration, Shutterstock said. Advertisers themselves don't have to pay anything.
Advertisers will be able to choose up to six images then see which … Read more