Flipboard is a magazine styled social mobile application that combines the contents of multiple famous social media platform. It’s a beautifully designed and well laid out personalization application. Flipboard was developed by a United States based software company by the name of Flipboard, Inc. The company was founded by Mike McCue and Evan Doll in 2010 in Palo Alto, California. The duo developed Flipboard, an application that merged the simplicity of a magazine with the beauty of the social media. The duo developed Flipboard, an application that merged the simplicity of a magazine with the beauty of the social media. The result was an interactive, collaborated, and dynamic application that integrated the various popular platforms on the internet today.
Flipboard is a multi-device, multiplatform application that is available on iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. Various investors rise the funding for the Flipboard team. As of 2015, Flipboard, Inc. has raised more than $200 million from investors that include Kleiner Perkins, Index Ventures, Rizvi Traverse Management, and Caufield& Byers. This funding has been and will be used to build further on the Flipboard application to raise its standards even higher. The Flipboard application collects the content from multiple social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Foursquare, and presents them to you in a refreshing new manner. You can personalize the magazine according to what you want to see and what you don’t. Once you’ve set up your Flipboard magazine, you can then flip through the feeds of these various social networking sites. Flipboard is a single platform that allows you to enjoy and browse through the different social media sites. Additionally, the application is both dynamic and interactive, allowing you to control everything from your newsfeeds to your timelines. Flipboard allows you to like, comment, and share things on the go as you flip through your integrated social media feeds.
Here we will highlight two of the key features of the Flipboard application i.e. the People feature and the Topics feature. These features give you the power of personalized content on the application. Once you’re on Flipboard, be sure to click on the “People” tab and here, you can search and follow other Flipboard users. The best thing about this feature is that along with following them on Flipboard, you follow them on the various social media platforms, enabling you to view their content and updates on the different available sites. On the other hand, if you’d like to personalize your content on the basis of interests, the Topics feature is available. You can follow Topics on Flipboard and your content will automatically be sorted according to them! This means that you get personalized content on the go!