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Shutterstock Reaches Milestone of 400 Million Images Licensed

NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of commercial digital imagery, today announced that it has sold over 400 million image licenses since its founding in 2003. This milestone highlights the company's increasing role in powering business communications worldwide. Today, nearly 1 million active customers license and download high-quality photos, vectors and illustrations at a rate of more than 3 image licenses per second.

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"Businesses all over the world are communicating across a growing number of channels," said President Thilo Semmelbauer. "Shutterstock's powerful marketplace makes it easy for them to obtain high-quality, rights-cleared images," he added.

Shutterstock has one of the world's largest libraries of licensable content, with over 35 million images and 1.5 million video clips currently available from 55,000 contributing artists. More than 30,000 images are added to the collection each day, ensuring a constant stream of new and exciting content to discover. The collection also features more than 2 million editorial images from celebrity red carpet and news events.

To read more about this milestone and to see a collection of curated images, visit Shutterstock's blog.

About Shutterstock

Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographsvectorsillustrations and videos to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of over 55,000 contributors, Shutterstock adds tens of thousands of images each week, and currently has more than 35 million images available.

Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Berlin, Chicago, Denver, London, and San Francisco, Shutterstock has customers in more than 150 countries. The company also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media agency; Offset, a high-end image collection; and Skillfeed, an online marketplace for learning.

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