Yahoo News Digest

Yahoo News Digest

1,000,000 - 5,000,000 downloads

Pros
  • Just the news you need to know
  • Uses a wide range of sources, including Wikipedia and social media
  • Very attractive visual design
  • Intuitive to use
Cons
  • No customization options for feed
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Expert's Review
8.2
Great

"Just what you need to know"

Reviewed by / May 26, 2014

The 8 top stories from around the web, updated twice a day

Yahoo News Digest takes the ocean of the internet and chomps it up into digestible little pieces, offering them to you akin to a plate of exquisite hors d'oeuvres twice daily. Each update consists of eight stories that are deemed the most important of what's going on right now, with information gleaned from news sources, social media, and even Wikipedia. It's a supremely digestible way to keep abreast of what's going on, and the visual design is simply clean and beautiful. It's a very easy news app to use for the casual folk who just want to be able to keep up with water cooler conversation.

Developer's original description available here
Get in the know in no time.

Yahoo News Digest provides a definitive summary of all the important, need-to-know news. Digests are delivered twice a day - once in the morning and once in the evening. All the top stories are summarized and presented with the key information that you need to stay on top of what’s happening.

Each story is created from multiple sources to present the essential bits and pieces of information, known as “atoms”. Atoms are key quotes, images, videos, maps, infographs, and Wikipedia excerpts among others. These atomic units provide a unique context to the news. Our stories are both algorithmically and hand curated to ensure high quality, and come with a textual summary.

Yahoo News Digest makes your reading experience comprehensive, effortless, and complete. Our goal is to inform you of all the key headlines you need to know and allow you to share the news with others.

We are committed to building the best mobile experience and are interested in your feedback.

Let us know your thoughts here: https://yahoo.uservoice.com/forums/235999

Recently changed in this version

- Fixed issue with notification settings
- Performance enhancements


Comments and ratings for Yahoo News Digest
  • (69)

    by Sean Packwood on 16/12/2014

    If I have turned off notifications, it seems reasonable to expect that I would not receive notifications, but they still come through on my phone and tablet.

  • (69)

    by E.w Edwards on 16/12/2014

    New to app, however, works great. No crashing.

  • (69)

    by Miftah Saidi on 16/12/2014

    Great

  • (69)

    by Wayne Richter on 16/12/2014

    But I should be able to choose which categories of news I want delivered to me. A lot of the articles I receive I ignore because I have no interest in them.

  • (69)

    by manoranjan kalita on 16/12/2014

    Nice application...

  • (69)

    by Shmuel Berzon on 16/12/2014

    The app is flawless. It looks modern, reacts snappy and effectively, and drives the news to you right away. Love it. five stars for sure

  • (69)

    by Mike Allums on 15/12/2014

    Deleted immediately