Tool: Flipboard


Rating: 4-stars


Flipboard is a social-network aggregation, magazine-format mobile app localized in more than 20 languages. It collects content from social media and other websites, and presents it in magazine format.


Flipboard allows users to “flip” through their social-networking feeds and feeds from websites that have partnered with the company. Flipboard can be used as a source of information and inspiration, not as a course development tool. It allows users to collect stories, images, videos into own magazine and manage all created magazines in a convenient dashboard at Users can share the articles via e.g e-mail, Twitter, Facebook.


Access to the service is free. Apps for IOS, Android and Windows Phone mobile devices are available without any charge. The tool is easy to access as reviewing the Flipboard resources is possible via browser or dedicated apps and requires an Internet connection. User needs to create an account to login to the service or the user can integrate an account with Facebook, Twitter, Google. Flipboard is comparable to a personal magazine, which lets to keep up on the news, follow topics, magazines and people user finds interesting. Additionally, it is possible to share stories, videos and photos that are worth to follow.

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