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Flipboard Expands On Android, Taps Financial Times as Content Partner

By TJ Raphael 05/10/2013


Flipboard, a free app that lets users curate content into a personalized magazine, is expanding access for its users—the company announced Thursday that Samsung Galaxy, Nexus tablet or other Android device users will now have access to the 2.0 version of the app, which was made available to iOS devices in March.

Android users now have the option to flip an item into the app from other applications, including...more

Say Media's Troy Young Jumps to Hearst As New Digital Media Head

By TJ Raphael 05/09/2013


Hearst Magazines is getting evermore bullish on digital in an effort to not only remain relevant, but also go toe-to-toe with its newly redefined pure-play competitors. To ramp up efforts, the company has tapped Say Media's Troy Young as Hearst’s new president of Digital Media. Young, who was president of Say Media for six years, stepped down in the summer...more

Report: Internet Ad Revenues Jump 15 Percent to $37B in 2012

By TJ Raphael 04/25/2013


Despite previously held reservations, the Internet ad market is teeming with profitability—revenues grew for the third consecutive year in a row, reaching $36.6 billion for the full year of 2012, according to the IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report released this month.

The revenue jump represent a 15 percent year-over-year increase from 2011, with the largest growth percentages coming in the third and fourth quarter of last year. The compound annual...more

Digital Edition Briefs | 04.24.13

By Caysey Welton 04/24/2013

Travel+Escape has launched a digital editon available for the iPad and iPhone. The digital edition will feature 360-degree images and interactivity that encourages readers to engage the content in creative ways. The magazine is only available for Apple devices, however an Android model is expected roll out in the future.

Yahoo! has introduced a new iOS app that is fully customizable by the user. The...more

Hearst Signs on with Digital Newsstand Magzter

By Bill Mickey 04/01/2013


Magzter, one of a burgeoning sector of digital magazine newsstands, has been courting the North American market, recently signing Maxim and Newsweek. The company just landed another big fish in Hearst, which has put all of its U.S. titles, and some of its international ones, onto the platform.

The two-year-old Magzter has offices in India, London, Singapore and New York and has been making its way across...more

Flipboard Launches 2.0, Moves Beyond Origins as Consumption Tool

By Michael Rondon 03/28/2013

Flipboard has officially made the leap from consumer to creator with the launch of its 2.0 version, but has taken steps to solidify its bottom line at the same time.

Most notably, the platform now resembles a social network. It's moved beyond its origins as purely a consumption tool and, with its focus on curation, has drawn comparisons to Pinterest.

"Starting now, it's also...more

At MPA Swipe 2.0, App Model Begins to Grow Up

By Bill Mickey 03/28/2013


New York—MPA held its Swipe 2.0 conference here today, offering a variety of peeks into new tablet content models, showing how far some publishers have come from the early days of digital replicas. Whether waiting for the platform to mature before jumping in, or having been there since the beginning, publishers are progressing their tablet editions from digital facsimiles to formats that explore ways to tie multiple platforms together...more

Digital Edition Briefs | 3.27.13

By Caysey Welton 03/27/2013

Next IssueCondé Nast has launched a new digital video network with a series inspired by Glamour and GQ content. The series are the first of an upcoming sequence of branded video programs. The content will be distributed across multiple platforms and easily accessible on mobile and tablet devices.

has released an app for the iPhone and iPad that allows readers...more

Associated Press Wins Suit in Internet Copyright, Fair Use Case

By TJ Raphael 03/27/2013


Publishers can rest easy knowing that their content online will be protected—for now. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has ruled in favor of the Associated Press in its copyright infringement suit against San Francisco-based Meltwater News, a self-described commercial media-monitoring service.

At the heart of the case was the assertion by Meltwater News that content published and freely available on the...more

Scientific American Sees Digital Boom

By TJ Raphael 02/28/2013


Founded in 1845, Scientific American is one of the oldest continuously published magazines in the United States and the brand has been working to extend its authority online through a variety of digital channels.

In January 2013 the magazine set a new personal record for monthly unique visitors, reaching an average of 5.4 million last month. According to the title, changes in...more

Report: Apple Devices Dominate Market Share for Business Professionals

By TJ Raphael 02/28/2013


Corporate customers overwhelmingly prefer Apple devices to any other mobile or tablet technology, new data from enterprise mobility management firm Good Technology shows.

When analyzing the mobile devices activated by corporate customers in the final quarter of 2012, the results showed Apple as the “clear winner among enterprise users, claiming the top five spots for device activations, and more than 90 percent of all tablet activations.”

According to the...more

Lagardère Active Launches Unified Digital Platform for the Elle International Network

By Michelle Manafy 02/25/2013

Editor's Note: This story originally appears on FOLIO: sister site,

Lagardère Active, the owner of the Elle brand, has created a new digital platform to promote the Elle International Network, including a website, mobile site, Facebook page and Twitter account. These combined digital tools connect with the websites, mobile sites, applications, pages and accounts of the 43...more


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