Keeping up with schoolwork can make it difficult to keep up with other stuff, including the news and your friends. Flipboard helps you curate your social feeds and favorite news publications with a gorgeous magazine-like layout. In addition to dozens of major media brands, Flipboard makes it easy to add your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr social feeds. Stay up to date with the rest of the world and share your personalized magazines with your classmates. The app's update for iOS 7 gave it a cool parallax effect and background sync so you can enjoy your content even without a signal.
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