Facebook Launches New Social News Reader App Called Paper
Although not available yet, Facebook’s new Paper mobile app has already been getting so much hype as soon as Facebook officially announced it. The app which is scheduled to become available on February 3 exclusively for iPhone users in the U.S., is described by Facebook as a new app that will help you explore and share stories from friends and the world around you.
Paper iPhone app will curate Facebook stories posted and shared by your Facebook friends. What makes it different from the Facebook news feed is the fact that it will be presented in a more immersive design and fullscreen layout on your iPhone. The app will also make it easier to craft and share stories. Paper will be composed of stories and themed section that will let you follow your favorite interestes. Its first section will contain the Facebook News Feed including photos and videos. You will be able to customize your Paper view by sections covering various themes and topics.
Being an iPhone app, Paper will respond to touch gesture following simple, natural movements. Tilting your iPhone will let you explore panoramic photos from corner to corner. Videos can be autplayed in fullscreen. The app will also feature detailed covers and more.
More details about Paper for iPhone can be found at the Facebook newsroom.