For the first time Flipboard is available to the hundreds of millions of Android users as a free download in Google Play. In addition, Flipboard is now available in the Amazon Appstore for Android, the Barnes & Noble NOOK Store™ and in Samsung Apps. For people in the United States, Flipboard will come pre-installed on the new Samsung Galaxy SIII via leading U.S. carriers.
Google+ and YouTube Now on Flipboard
“People are amazed by all the things they can see on Flipboard, and often the most personal and interesting stories come from friends,” said Mike McCue, CEO of Flipboard. “Today we have over 2000 featured content partners from around the world and, now with the addition of Google+ and YouTube, we have all of the popular social networks for our readers to sit back and enjoy.”
Today, Flipboard is also releasing fully localized editions of Flipboard for Germany, Korea, Italy, Spain and The Netherlands. With Flipboard already customized for Japan, France, China and English-speaking countries including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia, the company continues to invest in curating global content and creating a local experience that makes Flipboard more compelling and relevant to international readers.
Flipboard is the world’s first social magazine. Inspired by the beauty and ease of print media, Flipboard’s mission is to fundamentally improve how people discover, view and share content across their social networks. Start reading your magazine by downloading Flipboard at www.flipboard.com. The company is based in Palo Alto, California and backed by legendary investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Index Ventures and Insight Venture Partners. You can follow us at twitter.com/flipboard.###