MOBILE. Rappler's iOS app now the No.1 news app. Graphics by Emil Mercado
MANILA, Philippines (Updated) - A day after its official launch, the Rappler iOS app continues to be the most-downloaded news app in the Philippines iTunes App Store.
It climbed to the top spot just hours after its release. As of posting, Rappler's official app is also at No. 14 of the bestselling free apps list on the Philippines' iTunes App Store. In the US app store, the Rappler iOS app ranked No. 143 among News apps.
Available as a free download, the app is compatible with iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads running iOS 5.1.1 and higher.
Aside from getting the latest Rappler stories, users can also watch the newscast, web shows, and other videos; vote on the Mood Meter and help crowdsource the mood of the day; share stories on social media; as well as submit tips, stories and photos.
Also coming soon: an Android version. - Rappler.com