Flipboard available on Android devices, adds Google+ and YouTube integration

22 Jun 2012

Popular social reading app Flipboard – which converts social and web content into attractive magazine-like pages on smartphones and tablets – is now available on Google Play for Android devices, as well as on Amazon Kindle and the Barnes & Noble Nook App Store.

The app, available as a free download, has also been expanded to include two major services, Google+ and YouTube.

Users can now connect their Google+ account to Flipboard and see their Circles activity in a magazine format as well as +1 the various posts.

Watch videos through a magazine interface

Users can also connect their YouTube channels to Flipboard and browse videos in a magazine format.

Users can also use Flipboard on their mobile devices to browse Most Viewed, Trending Videos, and Top Favourites.

Flipboard also revealed it is available in five new languages – German, Italian, Korean, Dutch and Spanish – and content will be curated by local editors in the respective countries.

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years