“Curator Pro” opens to publishers, bloggers and verified users today

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Today you may start to see more Storyboards on Flipboard. These short-form collections of articles, videos, podcasts, tweets and really almost anything you can find on the Web provide a deeper look at an issue, event or topic of the day. As you flip through your “For You” feed on Flipboard, you’ll see Storyboards on the topics or from the publishers you follow. They look like this:

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“Sharing stories that move us to understanding or action, informing and inspiring people every day, is central to Flipboard’s mission,” said Mike McCue, CEO of Flipboard. “But sometimes, to get the full picture, it’s helpful to have a series of stories that can show a trend, give deeper perspective or provide advice and insights. …


Storyboards work best when they contain a finite number of items.

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Have you seen the new Storyboards? They are unique packages of content curated just for Flipboard users. Our editorial team and select publishing partners have recently started to experiment with this new curation format, and the first Storyboards have started to appear on the platform — for instance, the “Daily Coronavirus Digest” is a Storyboard curated every day by our editorial team, and “The Essential Gig Workers” is a collection from our tech editor, Ken.

Unlike Flipboard Magazines, Storyboards work best when they contain a finite number of items — five to 12 is the sweet spot. They are perfect for roundups, digests, and lists of stories, videos, songs, podcasts, products and literally anything else you can find on the Internet. Because of their brevity, they are an ideal way to package coverage on a given topic; editors can even organize the content into subsections and write some copy to help people know what to expect. …


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A Knight Foundation study from October 2019 found that people not only have greater trust in local media, but believe that local media is better at “covering issues Americans can use in their daily lives.” Clearly, it’s time to double down on local journalism.

At Flipboard, we’re giving local content a spruced-up new home — and welcoming many more voices to the platform in the process. Now in the second tab of the Content Guide, look for “Local,” a new offering that brings together regional news, sports, dining, weather, real estate, transportation and more from a variety of sources, all in one place. …


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If there’s one thing the Flipboard Family knows very, very well, it’s food. Recipes are the №1 most shared content type on our platform, which means there are tons of delicious collections for every palate, cuisine, and diet to be discovered.

If you’re like us, you want to know who these savvy cooks and collectors are. That’s why we started saving our favorite magazines into a new collection devoted just to nutritious meals, tasty treats, creative cocktails, and more.

These magazines will be surfaced in the For You feeds of people who follow the food topic on Flipboard and featured elsewhere on and off Flipboard. We’ll also highlight them in our“Summer Eats 2019” program, which will tackle one food-related theme each Tuesday and show all the great curation happening around it. …


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In honor of Mother’s Day, we’re partnering with Anchor, Spotify’s new podcast creation app, to bring you six podcasts that celebrate the diverse experiences of motherhood. These intimate, heartfelt, and journalistic selection of podcasts highlight the intricacies of balancing parenting and other passions, becoming a single mother by choice, raising a child with Down syndrome, the joy of reading with a daughter, and lots more stories. You can find them all in one Flipboard collection right here or à la carte below.

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Ageless by Cynthia Rowley and Kit Keenan

Chicana Moms

Cool Moms by Elise Peterson and Lizzy Okpo

MILK Podcast: Moms I’d Like to Know By Mallory…


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Pictured: 1) Imani Shanklin Roberts in front of “Rebel,” photographed by Ashley Level, Brooklyn NY 2019; 2) Ronald Draper in the RD Showroom, Bronx NY 2019; 3) Patrick Eugene at BAF Gallery, Brooklyn NY 2018; 4) Roberts in front of “Full Bellied Laughter,” photographed by Ashley Level, Brooklyn NY 2019; 5) Draper in front of one of his works from his series “Not Normal,” 2018; 6) Roberts creates a mural for Gold Room in Brooklyn, 2018; 7) Eugene at the Nantucket Arts Center, 2019; 8) Tonge himself.

Please meet “Futura Noir: Black Art in 2019 & Beyond,” the debut Flipboard collection from Mike Tonge. The New York native is the Senior Marketing Manager, Brooklyn Museum, and Co-founder of The Culture LP, an arts consultancy dedicated to empowering creatives of color and beautifying spaces. A cultural curator in the truest sense of the word, Tonge is intimately plugged into next-level culture and has built his career around making the arts, especially Black art, more accessible to all Americans. Get to know him and his Flipboard Magazine:

Let’s start with the art! …


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We’re thrilled to be partnering with Anchor again to showcase some of the best podcasts out there. As a fast follow to their first collection for Flipboard, they’ve curated a new selection designed to help you get the most out of the new year. Here’s what Anchor Digital Media Manager Lisa Fierstein picked in this set and why.

When you decide to do something big in your life or make a change — whether it’s a New Year’s resolution or a moment of inspiration any time of the year — it’s exciting, but often daunting. …


Flipboard teammate Jessica Eggert shares a recent experience with the product that embodies our mission to inform and inspire.

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Photo by Joshua K. Jackson on Unsplash

It was a rainy Monday night. I’d just survived the flight from hell: seven hours, non-stop turbulence and a vomiting stranger next to me. Plus, I had to wake up at 6AM the next day. Tired and irritated, I dragged my luggage and woe-is-me attitude to the airport’s transit station, only to discover that the train was delayed. Impulsively, I opened Instagram to pass the time and escape reality.

After exiting and reopening the app several times in a fruitless search for some dopamine, only a few minutes had passed and I only felt more anxious. Despite the exhaustion-induced temptation to remain passive, I made a conscious decision to get off the metaphoric couch that is my Instagram feed and open Flipboard instead.


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11 industry professionals share five of their favorite books that helped them in their professional lives.

In the second season of our “Five Books” program, we reached out to editors, venture capitalists, executives and influencers working in tech to produce a treasure trove of books you might want to add to your Kindle or real-life bookshelf. From business books to fiction and everything in between, these are the books shaping the tech industry right now.

Alex Wilhelm, Editor in Chief, Crunchbase News // “5 books to bring you to new lands”

A quick collection of books that will take you to places you’ve never been that still feel deeply of home.

Blaise Zerega, Editor in Chief, All Turtles // “5 books about the past that predict the future”

To understand the future of technology, I often return to books where authors confront the unrelenting pace of change. …


Our head of curation and resident culture aficionado, Mia Quagliarello, raises the curtain on her most personal and precious collection.

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Curating a guide to all things creative and current is a dream project for Mia Quagliarello, Flipboard’s head of curation, who’s been obsessed with music and pop culture since she was a teenager.

Ottessa Moshfegh. DJ Koze. BlacKKKlansmen. The Mister Rogers documentary. Florence. Disgraceland. Cherry. Petit Noir.

My year in pop culture isn’t over yet, but it’s already been incredible. That’s because nearly every minute of the little leisure time I have has been time well spent. How is that possible, you wonder?

As the curator of The Culturist, I have the responsibility (and privilege!) of delivering the best in culture to you. A byproduct of the job is that I know what’s up in movies, TV, music, books and more. …

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