Platform: iOS 6 or later
I have to admit, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about long-form reading and whether or not the websites and apps devoted to this format have a draw for some teens. The idea of long-form reading isn’t new. The resurgence of the idea is due to the use and proliferation of mobile devices – tablets, smartphones, and so on. So what is long-form: short stories and longer non-fiction. Magazine articles, some newspaper articles, some web articles fit into this category. So do the materials published by Amazon as Kindle Singles.
In my mind for teens who are carrying around devices long-form makes a lot of sense. And, an app like Byliner is a good way to connect teens to this reading. (By the way there is also a Byliner website.)
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