Feedly vs Flipboard


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Feedly
Feedly is RSS news aggregator application for various Web browsers and mobile devices running iOS and Android, also available as a cloud-based service. It compiles news feeds from a variety of online sources for the user to customize and share with others.
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Flipboard
Flipboard is your Personal Magazine. It's a single place to discover, collect and share the news you care about. Add your favorite social networks, publications and blogs to stay connected to the topics and people closest to you.
Comparing Feedly vs Flipboard is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like Flipboard has more user-friendly interface than Feedly because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Feedly is more popular than Flipboard

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- News reading app Feedly gets filters (in 2017)
- Feedly adds team boards, notes and annotations (in 2017)
- News reader Flipboard launches new ads targeting based on user interests (in 2015)
- Feedly news reader adds Shared Collections for business users (in 2015)
- Flipboard allows users to add own opinions to their mobile magazines (in 2015)
- Flipboard launched web news reader for desktop (in 2015)
- Flipboard 3.0 makes topics the center of attention (in 2014)

Looks like Flipboard was recently more active than Feedly (at least in our news). We also found some news, in which Feedly and Flipboard meet head to head:

2015 - Feedly news reader adds Shared Collections for business users to take on Flipboard



Feedly’s business model smartly targets those who take in a lot of information from a variety of sources on a regular basis. That includes business professionals tracking industry news, among others. The new feature Shared Collections, only available to Pro subscribers, lets you create collections of reading sources which can be shared publicly or privately. Effectively, it’s a simple way to take a group of sources you’re already subscribed to and actively reading within Feedly, and click a button to make them available to others. It allows users to share the collection of blogs, publications, YouTube channels and alerts. A “Pro” version of Feedly’s service, which includes a powerful search feature and integrations with third-party tools like Evernote, Pocket, OneNote, LinkedIn, Dropbox and more, is available for $3.75 per month, billed annually.

2015 - Flipboard launched web news reader for desktop. Beware Feedly



Mobile news-reading service Flipboard is finally coming to desktop with its web-version. Flipboard hoped to make its website familiar, but also to build an experience that was true to the web. In the same way it dynamically re-builds stories for optimal layout on smartphones and tablets, Flipboard’s web version takes advantage of the unique design principles and user interaction features on the desktop. Instead of flipping through different articles on mobile touchscreens, Flipboard’s web design is built to enable users to scroll through content that is relevant to them. Layouts change based on the type of content that is displayed, with some of them featuring full-bleed images and other highlighting text. At the same time, the web version takes advantage of all the personalization features the company has built over the years.