In this week’s edition of the Informate Newsletter, we explore trends among news applications based on our on device metering data.
SmartPhone users are not just content with one news source. Which is why we see that the most popular news apps are news aggregators – apps that let users chose the kind of news feeds that interests them. In November, Google merged Google Currents and Google Magazine apps to unveil a new app called Google Newsstand. With this, Google has dethroned Flipboard from its no.1 position. It will be interesting to see if Google Newsstand can sustain user interest in this new avatar.