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Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine


The news you want, all in one place.

Designed for iPad and iPhone, Flipboard is a personal news magazine filled with everything being shared across the Web, from breaking news to stories on world events, sports, travel and more. Simply pick a few topics and your Flipboard is instantly populated with the news you care about. If you want more, use the search bar to find favorite sources or browse recommended reading from the staff at Flipboard. When you find a new source you love, just tap the “+” to add it to your Flipboard. And if you’re short on time, use the Cover Stories tile to see some of the most interesting stories from all of your sections on Flipboard.

But it’s not just about news. Use Flipboard to flip through social networks. Add Facebook, Twitter to browse articles and photos friends are sharing. Instagram and Flickr photos are beautiful to see in your personal magazine. Now the news your friends share is easy to flip through, with headlines and excerpts that give you an immediate glimpse into everything. It’s a fun way to catch up on all your social news.

Just tap a tile and start flipping through the pages of your magazine.

See why Flipboard has been named Apple’s App of the Year, one of TIME’s top 50 Innovations, and the top Social App of 2012 at the Webbys, as well as dozens of other accolades. It’s free. Download Flipboard and get started.

Connect with us: Visit us at http://www.flipboard.com or email us at support@flipboard.com. Follow us at @flipboard on Twitter or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/flipboard.


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  1. Derek Borman says:

    Chose the app because I wanted a technologically elegant way to put current, psychology-related RSS feeds into students’ hands. The app has a “magazine” feel to it–pages flip, headlines and images on each page link to stories. My favorite RSS feed is the “Psychology Today” feed. Current stories on current research, yet very readable for students. When I was in a classroom with student iPads, I had groups of students look up a topic, discuss, and then via the Apple TV in the room, project their topic on screen and explain to the rest of the class. This creates connections between the students, connects them to everyday implications of psychology, gives them experience presenting an idea to a large class in their own words and reinforces the science of psychology. Great app. Highly recommended.

  2. Jennifer Strickland - Mesa Community College says:

    Flipboard allows users to create a customized “newspaper” experience. It is great for keeping up in current events especially for targeted topics and subject areas. The program allows for a variety of disciplines to benefit from its many sources of content.

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