Flipboard vs Pulse


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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.
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Pulse
Get up to speed in one newsfeed with Pulse. This award-winning app puts relevant professional content at your fingertips and makes sharing with your network. Personalize your feed by selecting from hundreds of trusted sources including LinkedIn Influencers. See what’s trending among professionals worldwide and sign in with LinkedIn to easily like, comment, and share articles with your network.
Comparing Flipboard vs Pulse 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 Pulse 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 Flipboard is more popular than Pulse

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

- News reader Flipboard launches new ads targeting based on user interests (in 2015)
- LinkedIn redesigns its news app Pulse (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 Pulse (at least in our news).