NOTE: This post is part of our “The 10 Best iPad Applications for News” series. Do check back and view the latest reviews.
Who needs Inception? We’ve formed our own world here in these pixels; a society formed brick by brick, tag by tag and like by like. And now our society has its own ‘glossy’.
Flipboard is the natural extension of the consumer-driven, news delivery ecosystem that is the iPad. The content here is not just chosen by us, it is us; our lives and our tweets. Flipboard is highly relevant in our current social targeting phenomenon, where corporations are hungry to know our friends and our tastes; where behavioural tracking drives advertising. So why shouldn’t our local magazine be tailored exactly to our tastes? We don’t need editors to spoon-feed us news – let’s have an editorial anarchy!