Flipboard Introduces Curated Video Service: Flipboard TV

With the latest announcement, Flipboard is expanding to curated videos on a range of topics and interests in a premium, ad-free format.

Flipboard Gets New Video Ads

Flipboard is reportedly expanding its advertising offerings with new video ads. These include short (3 to 8 second) segments aimed at getting users to watch the rest of the video. The segments are referred to as “Cinema Loops”. The news…

There’s A Lot Going On With Flipboard

Flipboard, the popular news-reading app, has been adding quite a few features to its user experience. Notably, they launched a web version earlier this year, and followed that with private group magazines, making it a better tool for businesses, classrooms,…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Flipboard Gets Audio On Android Phones

Flipboard has launched an update to its Android app, which will enable users with Android smartphones to take advantage of the service’s audio category. “This means that you can now enjoy everything featured in our Audio category in the Content…

Flipboard For Android Improves, Users Want A Bit More

Flipboard launched (out of beta) in the Google Play Store in June, and quickly became a popular download. It’s received nearly 28,000 reviews in Google Play, and has an overall rating of 4 1/2 out of 5 stars. The app…

Flipboard Gets the New York Times and their Paywall

Flipboard, the fashionable reading app for smartphones and tablets, is getting the New York Times. While it’s true readers have always had access to the New York Times articles, they haven’t ever been able to view those in Flipboard’s highly-polished…

Flipboard Gets Much More Googley

While previously available in beta, Flipboard for Android is now available in the Google Play Store, as well as in the Amazon App Store and Barnes & Noble Nook Store. “Now you can connect your Google+ account to Flipboard and…

Google Finds More Exposure For Google+ With Flipboard Partnership

Google has partnered with popular iOS news reader Flipboard to integrate Google+ into the product. Google+ Vice President of Product Management, Bradley Horowitz, announced as much at LeWeb London. The discussion with Horowitz from the conference will be available here,…