A good of couple of months back, Facebook announced their new newsreader type Paper application for the iOS users in US(more specifically for iPhone). Today they have updated the Paper application with new features.
Facebook introduced Paper, a social news aggregator last week that also lets you share you stories and view Facebook images. The app has gone live in the US for iPhone. It has the Facebook News Feed, similar to the Facebook app, but the UI is completely different from what you see in the Facebook app. It shows the feed in a different layout, similar to the Flipkart. It also has sections to your favorite topics, option to watch videos and lots more features. Continue reading “Facebook Paper now available for iPhone in the US”
Facebook has taken the wraps off Paper, a new social news aggregator app that is designed to help you bring all the important stories, and even let you create your own. The app is first of the many apps that are in the works at Facebook Creative Labs, which plans to unveil a suite of mobile apps soon. Paper, which has very similar ideologies as Flipboard, shows you all the long form stories from your news feed, and lets you like and comment on them from the app, much like Facebook home, with a really cool presentation of full screen images and a card-like interface for other content. Other than that, you can also add your own categories and populate them with your own desired sources, just like you would, on a traditional news aggregator. Here is a promo video of the app in action
Facebook would launch Paper, a news reader app for mobile devices in coming weeks, according to a report from Re/code. The company launched a redesigned messenger app recently for both Android and iOS with a flatter design. Google launched Google Currents back in 2011 to compete with Flipboard, but it didn’t do well. Later the app got transformed into Google Play Newsstand that also includes magazine subscriptions. Continue reading “Facebook rumored to launch Flipboard competitor Paper this month”