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Flipboard Acquires News App Zite

The Social Media Incubator

Flipboard has announced they have acquired Zite and will be working with their team, as well as CNN, to create an “unparalleled personal magazine” for all readers. Flipboard acquires @Zite & partners with @CNN. — Flipboard (@Flipboard) March 5, 2014. What do you think of the announcement?

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Flipboard Confirms It Was Hacked Twice: 150M Users At Risk As Passwords Stolen

Forbes Social Media

Flipboard, the news app with 150 million users, has been hacked. Not once, but twice. With passwords stolen, here's what you need to know.


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ICYMI – Meerkat, Flipboard, Curator, Scrapbook

Danny WhatMough

Flipboard launches magazines for groups. Here’s my weekly round-up of things you need to know and might have missed this last week in the world of digital PR and social media. Want this in your inbox each week? Subscribe here. Meerkat responds to Periscope threat with new features. Twitter launches Curator for news publishers.

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Apps of the Week: Customizing Your News

The Social Media Incubator

Flipboard is described as a “personal magazine” for users to catch up on the news they care about. Flipboard allows you to choose a topic or search for one yourself to make into a “board” that has all the top stories related to the topic. So how can you choose the right one for you?

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13 Social Media Strategies to Drive More Customers to Your Local Small Business (That Work!)

Social Media Strategies Summit

World-famous brands Airbnb and Flipboard successfully campaigned together to generate 39 million impressions. Source: Flipboard. Flipboard and Airbnb’s strategic partnership was also an engagement-based contest, in which participants were asked to “heart” posts that resonated with them. Host Engagement-Based Contests.

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4 iPhone Apps that Work with Instagram


Flipboard is the great melting pot app that incorporates all of your growing mish mash of applications into a seamless magazine like look and feel. Then share your marvelous creation with friends and even enemies the world over via Instagram. It’s an election year so strike up the band and promote your rally with Phoster.

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Facebook Reader a welcome feature

Sherrilynne Starkie

However, the social network has been working on Reader for more than year, according a report in the Wall Street Journal and is said to resemble Flipboard. Facebook would not confirm the reports at the time. The report says Facebook Readers will pull in not news stories and will intersperses them with Facebook friend’s updates.

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