News TV Flipboard
Social newsreader app Flipboard has reached two milestones this summer: it has celebrated its second birthday and topped 20 million users.

It has also announced that it has launched 'Flipboard TV', which consists of curated video sections.

The app, which is available for iPad, iPhone and Android and has 1.5 million daily users, encourages people to connect their Facebook, Twitter and other social networks, and delivers a page-turning magazine-like experience.

The 'TV' pages of videos are "powered by popular YouTube channels", Flipboard states in a blog post, and are organised into topics, such as 'cooking', 'news' and 'catwalk'.

According to Flipboard, 'News TV' allows users to "stay updated on current events via leading news outlets".

"Get storm and earthquake alerts from Associated Press and ABC News. CBS News follows the 2012 presidential campaigns and Al Jazeera provides international news," the post states.

Users could access both video and audio via Flipboard prior to the launch of Flipboard TV. The new TV sections can be added by following the links on this announcement blog post.

Other stats announced by Flipboard include that Sunday is the most popular day for people to use Flipboard on a tablet; Thursday is the most popular day for use of the app on a phone. The peak use time is 10 to 11pm in the evening.

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