Ads ruining this app 2/5
Recently I have noticed this app randomly starts videos out of seemingly no where. It also opens the iTunes App Store to random apps even though I didn’t click on a link that should open it.
This app is getting deleted for now. I’ve been using this for years and never had these kind of issues until now.
Ads, ads, ads!!! 1/5
I’ve been a Flipboard user for 6 maybe 7 years. It was my go-to source for news. But the recent change that produced this constant borage of ads disrupts my reading and annoys the crap out of me. Seriously... must ads pop up on almost EVERY article I read. No matter which magazine.
It was such an annoyance that I deleted the app.
Too much of the same 3/5
By One of a Million bored readers
I am finding When I refresh for new articles I get the same ones. The order and size of pictures change but not the content. I have chosen many different topics of interest but it seems to be Trump all the time. They asked me for a nickname. I tried Bored, taken I tried Very Board bored, taken I tried Extremely Bored, taken. Seems like there are a lot of bored readers out there. Let me try One of the millions of bored readers. Won’t take more than 30 letters. How about One of a million bored readers.
Fullscreen popup ads 2/5
In generally the app is great, but lately many sources are issuing using fullscreen popup ads while I'm trying to read. And while I haven't timed them, I am pretty sure they are coming in every minute or more, making it impossible to read. The ads are very thick already, but it is becoming ridiculous. It is not worth the hassle.
Makes My Day 5/5
I look forward to Flip Board because of the layout and the information ...?its easy to digest and great conversation when I meet at the end of my day or whenever with friends or family ... thanks FlipBoard
4.2.9 Launch Crash on iOS 10 5/5
Don't install this release.
Update: Support was very responsive and issued a fix release two days later. Flipboard is the best!
Random, pop up video ads trash the app 1/5
After the most recent update, now I’m getting random video ads that pop up out of nowhere, filling the screen. Ugh. Garbage.
Great, but ads need work! 4/5
I love using this for good information all in one area. It’s nice being able to choose the categories you want to read about. I have learned a lot and kept up to date with most current times since I started using the app. My only issue is that sometimes there are adds that I literally can’t close. They take up my whole phone and prevent me from reading the articles.
I just deleted this app after using it for years. I got tired of seeing the same story by many different sources, 2 or 3 maybe, but 4 or more is too many. News that has moved on is often presented with an older versions still appearing. Comments which I used to like have become abusive where people are viciously attacked for their views. Many, far too many resort to using vulgar insults. Also it’s obvious that people react to the headline and then post their comment without having read the entire article. Another irritation is an article said to be a day old has actually been for posted many previous times, It’s too bad because with a little thought these problems could be fixed, but when an app becomes irritant it must go.
New video ads 1/5
This has been one of my most used apps for awhile. However with the new auto play video ads it might need to go. Even if you watch the full ad you still have to tap the x at the top left and with the iPhone plus it’s kinda annoying. If it happen once every in awhile no problem, but it’s the same video ad after every 5-7 flips. PLEASE improve or remove this. I know the app is free and nothing in the world is truly free, but make it more user friendly with the ads
Been using this app for years and it’s the perfect way to read what you’re interested in. It’s amazing!
Auto Video Ads and App Store 1/5
After years of use, this app has suddenly started automatically launching ad videos and sending me to the App Store without asking or me clicking on anything. If an update doesn’t fix this within a week I’ll be deleting it. Unacceptable for a previously spot-on application.
Many ads little content. 1/5
Flipboard used to be great. I understood having some of the half and full view ads, but now the amount of ads is just ridiculous. They still have the full and half page ads as well as a new thing where ads take over the screen as you are flipping. Also, they take over the screen every few seconds as you are trying to read articles. Basically, the app has become unusable and an ad driver.
Won't open after update 5/5
Love flipboard but since the update it crashes on my iPhone 6s 10.3.3, I tried deleting and reinstalling and I am afraid I've lost my data. I'll try an OS update.
Reloading flipboard and logging back in fixed it.
Hidden Hook 3/5
Stop providing posts from sources requiring a fee to open and read the article. Don’t even put them in the headlines. Very annoying.
New Style Ads 2/5
I am about to give up using Flipboard after several years of using it. Their new style ads are the worst. They pop up as you are flipping and can easily be clicked by mistake.
Intrusive video ads 1/5
Ads that pop while I'm reading articles? Absolute garbage idea. Long time user ready to move on to another app
Video ads driving me nuts 1/5
I NEVER write reviews, but the latest Flipboard is intolerable. The video ads popping up along with being difficult to scoot by male using it unenjoyable. I don’t mind the static ads in between every 5-6 stories, but video is ridiculous! After 4 years of use, I’ll be looking for a new news aggregator.
Great app ruined by pop up videos 1/5
By N.a. A
Used this app for years and loved it. Now they added in random pop up video ads while looking though stories or headlines making it difficult to use.
would be good but: 3/5
The app shows me lots of things I’d like to read, but the links only lead to paywalls.
I can’t live without my dose of Flipboard every hour on the hour. 5/5
It’s always current with the latest news, that’s refreshing. I get excited when “New Stories” pop up. Flipboard is managed so well.
Keep up the great work,
Not as good as in past 2/5
This app used to be a great way to read news on topics of interest. Regardless of my settings config for a while now it now always leads with political editorials and features pages of editorials throughout. Now my topics of interest are few and far between the mandatory political editorials so I’m out.
First App of the Day 2/5
I like Flipboard. It finds articles I’d never otherwise see. But, I’m tired of fighting the ads, small font, and bizarre user interface. So, farewell to this app.
HATE the new video ads! 1/5
By Adam from Ocala
Good app, but these video ads that KEEP automatically interrupting my read are incredibly annoying!
Best App Ever 5/5
By Diamond Jon
This is my favourite app. The user interface is terrific and the way it seamlessly integrates multiple published news and personal interest publications is simply wondeeful.
It’s the best 5/5
By Hfe rog
Where else would you get all the news from around the world in one place?
Unstoppable annoying whole screen ads 1/5
By Michael KC
This latest “improvement” diminished the news reader experience.
Annoying giant video pop ups while I’m trying to read 1/5
Please remove these from my Flipboard experience!
Pop up video ads galore 2/5
Oh Flipboard, what happened to your clean interface... these pop up video ads are so dirty, to the point that they look like we are being spammed by irrelevant, forced ads.
Fantastic Software. Annoyingly Slow Sharing. 5/5
I use this software everyday on my way to office in nyc subway. However, its frustratingly slow Article Link Sharing via email needs to be worked on.
Developers contacted me for details and issues will be addressed.
Get rid of the pop up ads 1/5
By annoyed 10 times over
The new pop up ads that come up really detract from this ap
Ad intrusive ! 1/5
I am updating my comment, as of 6/14/18 they said the ads popping up were bugs/errors.... when you fix this, let me know then I will change my stars..... I know you have to make money .... find a balance between people whining about free app and making money
Stop all the new web pages that have too many adds 1/5
By screw yiu
The older version was better when I could read the articles with flipping the page rather than sorting through adds to find the page advance. And too many new open web pages now.
Recent update! 2/5
By WrK The pleaser
With this recent update, while flipping through the news a ad will start playing on my entire phone, not a flip as but a whole ad. which I can't close the first three swipes cause it's stuck like a annoying bug.
I will be switching to another news source.
Finally cut me out 1/5
My favorite app has left me since my iPad will no longer take the update. You could have at least let it run the older version instead of crapping out my device.....
Unstoppable Starbucks ads 1/5
I have used this app for years. I don’t mind advertising, but this app now throws up unstoppable video ads randomly. Very intrusive. I think I will switch to Apple news.
Was great then... 1/5
Used this for years and loved it as an aggregator. However recently they started showing video ads that popped up and blocked the entire screen while reading an article. While I could tap and then close it he ads kept showing up every 2-3 article flips. Once I could understand but every 2-3 articles? That’s 2-3 times a minute! Going over to google news :(
Read fun articles 5/5
By Sports team1001
I love this app, it gathers the best articles to your preference for you to read!
Increased ads leads to obnoxious scrolling 3/5
The program used to be great but now they have an array of ads that pop up and block the entire screen making it frustrating to use. Some even pop up mid-article. Not cool Robert Frost.
Agenda news pushed front and center 1/5
I had used this app for a while, was able to select my news without issue. That being said, I would open the app and see Progressive editor choice articles. Today when I opened up the app there was a child who was part of the FL school massacre on the top of the app. Many of us in this country view the use of these kids to push an agenda as child abuse. They can be seen reading off talking points and being interviewed after shooting- it's reprehensible that these stories are published. Enough. It was so distasteful to have this content pushed in front of me. It is sad that this company thinks it is ok to promote its agenda through this fashion; again this was the ’editors choice.’ I see companies on both sides of the political spectrum using this model, and I refuse to give them ad revenue. Just the way I feel about these news apps. Uninstalled.
No more landscape mode. 1/5
By fair minded guy
Why is it only in portrait mode on iPad now? Too hard to read.
Just deleted 1/5
In new version, a new type of advertisement showed up that completely covers the expected content. Unacceptable. As a result of this highly intrusive ad, I deleted the app.
Updated: I run a 500 person unit that develops applications for data centers and ISPs, and the developer’s response makes no sense. Everything should be thoroughly tested before deployment, it’s not possible to get unexpected results with a properly designed application, especially on an iPhone running the latest software.
Stopped updating and video ads are oppressive 1/5
Several magazines have stopped updating and I’m inundated with video ads now. As often as every 30 seconds.
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Stop automatic ad videos 1/5
This was my favorite reader app. Since yesterday I've notice ads auto playing while scrolling through the pages. Make this stop.
Intrusive advertising 3/5
Flipboard used to be my favorite news app, but over the weekend, they decided to add continuous, interruptive Starbucks beverage adds which pop up every five minutes. Until this changes, I will be looking for another news app.
App is unreliable and crashes often. Won’t load videos or pics half the time. Most articles you have to pay for access so not really finding much of a point using this anymore. Hmmm...
New add system is terrible 1/5
New ad system is terrible.
Outstanding App 5/5
Outstanding app. Highly recommend. One source for all your social media, interests and news needs.
Ad Strategy Very Unfortunate 1/5
I’ve been a Flipboard user for many years and have very much appreciated its service as a news aggregator. Lately however, the addition of very aggressive ad pop-ups has greatly diminished my ability to read the news I’ve grown accustom to. For the first time ever, I'm deleting an app because of my absolutely terrible user experience.