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Flipboard with Zeldman

posted by DL Byron on July 21, 2010

Flipboard with Zeldman

First shared article seen on Flipboard is from @zeldman. How far can the "flip" sections go?

flipboad, flipboard, bo-blipboard
Banana-fana fo-flipboard

The article in the screenshot was grabbed from our Twitter feed and while intially confused by what’s going on, understand now that, "flipboard is parsing links that get tweeted into their app and from there a user can comment and then the comment is tweeted."

Why is this a magazine?

The app is visually appealing yes and addresses the lament that many iPad apps weren’t that great, but it’s really just a social bookmarking mashup. Due props for not releasing a revolutionary new PDF reader like Road Magazine did or Magcloud.

The magazine label comes from the logic that lays out articles and images into a magazine-like format. The magic is the parser. It’s social cause it’s displaying content from your social networks plus websites and blogs.

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