Swiipe on the news: A 14-year-old's app lets you Tinder your way through the day's events

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The news has been so awful for so long, who wouldn’t want to swipe left? 

Swiipe is an iOS news app—from a 14-year-old founder in Ireland, no less—that lets users evaluate the news exactly as they would a profile on Bumble. Users see stories from 52 news sources and swipe left on stories they don’t want to read, swipe right to save an article for later, or tap the screen to read a story now. 

It’s sort of strange to “swipe left” on a piece of news, but swiping doesn’t imply that you don’t like the news—just that you don’t really want to read about it. 

“If you use Tinder, you might be used to it. But my age group might not be used to it,” founder Alex Goodison said.  Read more…

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