By Marci McCue | Mike McCue on the stage with Owen Thomas

Why Flipboard Has Authors Flipping Out

Let me speak in defense of the click for a moment.

There's no term I find more puzzling in modern media jargon than "clickbait." A story lives to be told. Writers write for their readers. What does a storyteller long for more than the gaze of a rapt listener?

Back in the early days of the Web, the …

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Flipboard's Mike McCue on: Finding Inspiration

Flipboard Makes Moves To Cast The Spotlight On Its Magazine Creators

August 14, 2014 by Ken Yeung

At last night’s #ReadWriteMix event at Say Media’s office, Flipboard CEO Mike McCue was in the proverbial hot seat with …

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Flipboard's Mike McCue On The Future Of Digital Media, Video Ads

With over 100 million active accounts and 10 million user-created digital magazines, Flipboard has changed the way people read and share news around the Web. The application lets users aggregate social feeds into a digital magazine, as well as follow and build magazines based on different topics, …


Flipboard Will Introduce Video Ads This Year

Facebook and Twitter aren't the only companies pushing forward with video ads this year.

Flipboard, a popular social news reading app, is planning to introduce video advertising in September, CEO Mike McCue announced during an appearance at a ReadWrite event in San Francisco on Wednesday night.

The …


Flipboard CEO: We'll never make original content

Mike McCue isn’t interested in becoming a publisher, but he’s laser-focused on digging his heels into the media and advertising business.

The way Mike McCue tells it, Flipboard isn’t in the business of competing with the very same publishers whose content flow through his popular news-reading app. …

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Flipboard will introduce video ads in September with Chanel as an initial partner

Social reading service Flipboard is the latest US social network to go down the route of video advertising, following the path of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter (soon) and others.

Speaking Read Write’s ReadWriteMix event, Flipboard founder and CEO Mike McCue announced that the company will introduce …


#ReadWrite Mix: Rebooting the Future of Media with Flipboard's Mike McCue

@mmccue chats with @owenthomas at #readwritemix

Flipboard Will Start Selling Video Ads

Flipboard will start running video ads in September. CEO Mike McCue, speaking at a tech event hosted by ReadWrite in San Francisco, said international fashion brand Chanel will be one of the first video advertisers on the platform.


Alex on Twitter

Always find it impressive that @owenthomas does #readwritemix interviews without notes.

Trying out my new Sony mirrorless camera at #readwritemix. I like how I can send the pix to my iPhone over WiFi.

ReadWriteMix: Rebooting the Future of Media with Flipboard CEO Mike McCue

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Kacie Thomas on Twitter

Great content influences the world. Media needs good digital content to help people thrive. Create your own trade magazine. #readwritemix

How Ramona the Love Terrier Became the Talk of Silicon Valley

So I’m sitting at my desk, updating the Dogster Facebook page, when I hear it: the jingle of dog tags. Here at our dog-friendly office, it could be …

“The man himself: Flipboard CEO Mike McCue. #readwritemix”

“Listening to @mmccue, founder CEO of Flipboard talking about the future or media. #readwritemix”

Máire P. Walsh on Twitter

Only 20% of ad revenue has moved online. If you have a long view & stay focused you will win. @mmccue #readwritemix