Flipboard Is 2 Years Old: 20 Million Users & Other Crazy Numbers

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Flipboard, the superb iPad news magazine, turned two this summer. The app’s publishers have announced this birthday and shared some of the major accomplishments they’ve worked on over the last year:

This summer, we celebrated our second birthday. Just the last year alone makes our bones hurt: we launched iPhone and smartphone editions; debuted features like Cover Stories, audio and shopping; added seven new social networks; forged partnerships with publishers like The New York Times, and localized into eight languages.

They also shared some crazy numbers for Flipboard at 2 years old. As you can see in the infographic above, these impressive numbers include:

  • 20 million Fliboard users
  • 3 billion flips (roughly equivalent to a page view) per month
  • 1 new user ‘born’ every second
  • 1.5 million daily users

Flipboard has been a fixture on my iPad home screen ever since I first tried it, and was one of our picks for Best iPad Apps of 2011. I’m very proud that iPad Insight is featured in their Science & Tech section. Here’s hoping for many happy returns for the app

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Patrick Jordan

Founder and Editor in Chief of iPad Insight. Husband, father to a lovely daughter, Commander of the Armies of the North, dog lover (especially Labs), Austinite, former Londoner, IT consultant, huge sports nut, iPad and mobile tech blogger, mobile apps junkie.

5 thoughts on “Flipboard Is 2 Years Old: 20 Million Users & Other Crazy Numbers

  1. Flipboard quickly became one of my favorite apps on my iPad. Congrats on the feature. I have iPad Insight on my main page.

  2. This is the only app I use daily. And I follow the iPad Insight news on it… everyday.