Shutterstock, Inc. (Shutterstock) operates as a marketplace for commercial digital imagery. Commercial digital imagery consists of licensed photographs, illustrations and video clips that companies use in their visual communications, such as Websites, digital and print marketing materials, corporate communications, books, publications and video content. The Company�s online marketplace provides a freely searchable collection of commercial digital imagery (such as stock photography, illustrations, vectors, video clips, templates and fonts) that its users can pay to license, download and incorporate into their work. As of December 31, 2012, it provided licensable digital collection of more than 28 million images and more than one million video clips. It sources content from over 40,000 approved contributors in more than 100 countries. It offers a variety of content types, including photography, illustrations, vector art and video footage.