I’ve been a big fan of Flipboard since it launched six years ago, so it is a little surprising I haven’t written about it for our Cool Tools posts. That ends today.
Flipboard is a social news app for iOS, Android, and Windows that helps your discover and share content in an easy-to-use and highly visual manner. This video provides a great run-through of Flipboard’s features:
When Google, in its infinite wisdom, decided to shutter Google Reader, I imported my Google Reader feeds into Flipboard and connected my social accounts as well. Now, in the morning during my commute, while I’m out and about at lunch, and on the way home, I’ll flip through the latest stories to get caught up on the news.
[Tweet “COOL TOOL: Flipboad #SocialNews #SocialMedia”]
I will often share stories to my social accounts, while some I’ll email to myself for later reference (cool tools & resources, story ideas, or podcast talking points).
What it looks like after you share to a social account:
Activists investors are starting to look at Twitter, and the stock is up https://t.co/vtP32ZwNPH
— Karwoski & Courage (@karwoskicourage) September 1, 2016
Some stories I will flip to one of the magazines I’ve created on Flipboard, which is one of it’s coolest features. Here’s how you can create your own magazines:
Your Flipboard magazines can even be embedded. Here’s one of my magazines I flip marketing stories to daily:
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