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Reddit unveils mobile app for iOS and Android

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The social news network titan, Reddit, has finally unveiled its highly-awaited official mobile app for both mobile handsets that run Android and iOS. The app is now available for users to download from App Store and Google Play Store.

The new-fangled Reddit mobile app will supplant Alien Blue, the most prominent unofficial Reddit app in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia stated Reddit, the apps will land in other countries as wll in the coming days.

Alex Le, who happens to be the Vice President of Consumer Product of Reddit stated, “This is the beginning of our journey with you, our app users. For everyone joining us on this ride, you can expect a lot of updates and new features that we’ll be rolling out to mobile first.”

The app will come up with an enhanced inbox, to make it relatively easier for the users to read and supply comments under the thread. The new app will be beefed up with a number of exhilarating functionalities like ‘card view’ that targets to dish out superior multi-media content. Users can now immediately share photographs, articles, and ideas with myriads and myriads of people all across the world.

The new apps also enabled the network to unveil platform specific functionalities like a ‘speed-read’ button for its iOS application. Moreover, users now have the opportunity to filter and search for active communities with respect to their preferences. In addition, the engineering team is already mulling over at unveiling an update per month.

No plans for Windows Phone just yet

By unveiling a mobile app for both iOS and Android platform, Reddit has encompassed almost the entire mobile community. But then, Windows Phone users will have to carry on utilizing the site or third party apps and it seems that they have to keep doing it as Alex Le has stated they don’t have any intentions to take along their app to Windows.

Reddit will have to reconsider its Windows plans in the coming years as Microsoft’s has enhanced their initiatives to have on board more developers to develop apps for Windows 10. But, up till now, Windows users can anticipate for loads of apps like Reddit, Hivemind and among others.

 

 Source: Tech Times, pulseheadlines

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