On the iPad, the design and editorial teams have infused Flipboard with even more timeless print principles, applying the feel and flow of a magazine to real-time social media content. For instance, new covers, typography overlays on photos and beautiful full-bleed images make the social magazine pages resemble the beauty of print design that people love so much even more than before.
By Popular DemandBased on reader feedback, this edition of Flipboard also includes the following additions:
This edition of Flipboard lays the groundwork for further internationalization and includes our first European launch with the release of a French edition of Flipboard (see related press release today).
In addition to the custom French-language edition, Flipboard is also making it easier for other international readers to enjoy Flipboard. Now readers of Flipboard in the UK, Canada, Australia, Ireland, France, Hong Kong and Taiwan can easily access a Content Guide with hundreds of recommendations based on their language and location through the new country picker. A single tap on the red ribbon lets readers access the Content Guide. Later this month, Flipboard will also launch a Japanese Content Guide.
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.