All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Flipboard’

Here’s What You Can Now Do With Flipboard Magazines

Here’s What You Can Now Do With Flipboard Magazines

Popular news reader app Flipboard is now letting users make their “magazines” more personal by adding text, images, or links from the web. There’s a new “compose” icon inside the magazine covers. These enable users to ask their readers questions, quote from a story, share thoughts on an article or put it in context, tell readers about changes to the …

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A Closer Look At The New Google+ Collections Feature

Google seems to be telling people that Google+ is very much alive. Last week, it randomly joined Twitter out of the blue, and now it just announced a new feature that brings to mind offerings from Pinterest and Flipboard. The feature is called Google+ Collections, and it’s pretty much exactly what it sounds like. Users can create collections of content …

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Flipboard Magazines Get More Business-Friendly

Two years ago, Flipboard launched its now-fundamental Magazines feature, which turns all users into content curators. Now, the company is launching a highly-requested feature with private group magazines, which it says are ideal for classrooms, clubs, work groups, friends, and families. “With millions of Flipboard Magazines already being curated publicly by Flipboard users, this new private capability opens up new …

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Flipboard Tips From The Service’s Editorial Director

According to Guy Kawasaki, speaking at Social Media Marketing World, “Curation is just as valuable as creation.” Flipboard, which turns its users into curators, apparently doesn’t quite see it that way. Editorial director Josh Quittner told The Drum a couple years ago, after the launch of its now fundamental “Magazines” curation feature, “The creator is still 
more valuable than the …

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Will Promoted Tweet Syndication ‘Torpedo’ Ad Creativity?

Earlier this month, Twitter announced Promoted Tweet syndication, which sees the company showing its ads outside of Twitter. Promoted Tweets appear on third-party services beginning with Flipboard (which now has a desktop experience in addition to its mobile apps) and Yahoo Japan. This is the example Twitter showed of a Nissan ad running in the Flipboard app: Rob Emrich, CEO …

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Are You Grabbing Traffic From Flipboard?

This week, Flipboard launched a new web version. It’s available for the desktop for the first time after being mobile-only since 2010. While it already has millions of users from phones and tablets, this opens it up to more people, and to more usage from existing users. Think about those who spend all day on a computer at the office. …

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Flipboard Acquires Zite From, Partners With CNN

Flipboard has acquired news reader Zite from CNN, and the two have partnered to put more content from CNN personalities on the Flipboard app. “As a news-loving entrepreneur, I’ve long admired the work of both of these companies: Zite has always amazed me with its ability to give readers great content centered around specific topics—tens of thousands of them—and CNN …

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Flipboard Opens Doors To Ecommerce, Lets People Make Catalogs

Flipboard has made an interesting move, adding shopping functionality to its repertoire. The news reader has now embraced another staple of newspaper legacy – items for sale from retailers. The company has taken a Pinterest-like approach, offering users the ability to add items they like to their curated lists of content. Flipboard will include a price tag on items for …

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Flipboard Is Gaining Popularity, And For Good Reason

Staying on top of the news can be hard, and it can be even harder to keep track of news and stories that one is genuinely interested in. Topics of interest often get lost and muddled beneath the weight of news, gossip, and social media feeds that are of little to no interest to the user. Flipboard aims to change …

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Flipboard Reportedly Fails To Preserve Users’ Google Reader Feeds [Updated]

Google Reader is now officially gone. If you’re reading this, you’re probably well aware of that. Hopefully you found a service to keep your feeds in tact. Some who were relying on Flipboard are finding themselves out of luck now that Reader has gone away. People have taken to Twitter to complain that Flipboard did not maintain their feeds after …

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Flipboard Gets A Big Overhaul On iOS With 2.0

Flipboard has launched a big overhaul with version 2.0, which transforms the reading experience to something of a creation/curation experience. Now, in addition to reading news in a magazine-like format, you can create your own magazine-like experiences based on your interests. “When you search, we instantly create a magazine out of your results. It’s faster, more visual, and easier to …

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Flipboard Gets Optimized For Android Tablets

Flipboard announced today that it has updated its Android app to deliver an experience that is optimized for tablets. “Now anyone with a Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1, GALAXY Tab series, Nexus 10 or other seven-inch or larger tablet that runs Android, can download Flipboard for free on the Google Play Store,” the company says. “Additionally, current Samsung tablet or Note …

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