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We often hear dissatisfaction over how the news is presented to the public–in fact, we may be the ones expressing it. But in this world of modern technology and obsessive connectivity, there’s an new option for watching the news: through the eyes (and cellphones) of regular, everyday citizens. LiveLeak is a video-sharing site that strives to redefine media with citizen journalism and using “real videos taken by real people.”


Now Touch Mobile Design brings this raw footage to our iPhones and iPod Touches with the app version of LiveLeak. The Home screen is filled with videos to peruse, while tapping the arrows next to the logo will bring up a random video for you to watch: just tap on the Play button. If you want a little more organization than that, the Categories tab on the bottom will bring you to a list of 14 categories to choose a video from. For all videos, there is an option to share the link through email, as well as the choice to go to the original posting on the website. Videos are updated daily, and you can stay on top of things with push notifications. Of course, an internet connection is needed to view and stream all videos.

The strangest things can happen in real life, and you can only hope to have a recording device handy. Many of the videos are fascinating–sometimes morbidly so–and it is an amazing thing, to watch something unfurl from halfway around the world presented in a raw, unedited format. The design of the Home screen is somewhat messy, but perhaps that is intentional. LiveLeak is all about the video footage, and a lot of time can be spent watching them. LiveLeak was available for free for a limited time. Grab it and see the world through another’s eyes.

AppSafari Rating: 3/5

This 3rd Party App is available at the Apple iTunes AppStore. Browse the full list of all AppStore apps filed under the AppStore category.
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Price: $0.99
Developer: Website
AppSafari review of LiveLeak was written by on June 7th, 2010 and categorized under App Store, Fun, News, TV, Video. Page viewed 8580 times, 1 so far today. Need help on using these apps? Please read the Help Page.
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