Despite working for a news site, I still struggle to keep up with the news. With more and more content created every day and the rise of the click-bait headline, it’s hard to figure out what to actually spend your time reading. But in the age of learning algorithms that power your Pandora stations and Facebook feed, news can be personalized too.
News360 is a news aggregation app that learns from your habits. Grant it access to your Twitter and Facebook profiles and it will learn what you like and surface stories you might be interested in reading. And iPhone 6s and 6s Plus users, News360 has a trick up its sleeve to save you even more time.
Don’t want to spend five minute trying to decipher a 600-word article on the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Apply a little pressure to peek at a three-paragraph summary of the New York Times story. After reading that, do you want to know more? Push a little harder and pop into the full story, formatted cleanly with big pictures and clean text.
Even without the summary feature for the latest iPhones, News360 is extremely smart about picking out stories I may have missed otherwise. Giving articles a thumbs up or thumbs down helps the app find even better stories for you, and the gestures to do that make it super simple.
The app is free and is available on iOS, Android and Windows devices. There’s also a web app, which is a great place to get set up and sign into all your social accounts. News360 makes money by selling sponsored stories, which show up in your feed. They aren’t too obtrusive and are tailored to your interests.