Flipboard’s service collapses on iPhone app launch
Flipboard shipped its first iPhone application yesterday, but within hrs the organization acknowledged that it is service was lower, at a loss for demand.
The Flipboard application, on the iOS Application Store since early Wednesday, obtainable and installed, as well as the moment it will not connect with the Palo Alto, Calif. company’s servers.
Rather, the content, “Could not construct your Flipboard. Book your online connection and check out again” seems around the iPhone screen.
Flipboard confirmed the error wasn’t around the user’s finish.
“Because of popular, our services are presently lower,” the organization stated on its Twitter account at 11:30 a.m. ET. “We’re trying to resolve the problem as quickly as possible. Appreciate your persistence.”
Users who was simply running Flipboard just before today aren’t experiencing problems, a Flipboard spokeswoman stated as a result of questions.
“[But] new users who wish to on line might not be able to always do that immediately,” she stated.
Flipboard builds a personalized digital “magazine” from the user’s selected online publications, Twitter, Facebook updates and Nourishes.
An iPad form of the application continues to be available since mid-2010.
Based on a spring 2011 poll conducted through the Reynolds Journalism Institute, Flipboard ended up being the seventh-most-used iPad application , with 7% from the greater than 560 respondents putting it within their top three.
Flipboard for that iPhone and ipod device Touch obtainable totally free from Apple’s Application Store.
The application requires the new ios 4 or later.
Flipboard didn’t immediately respond to your questions, including approximately when service could be restored.