Washington Post Social Reader gets iPhone, Android apps

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The Washington Post today launched free iPhone and Android apps for its Facebook-powered Social Reader app. The apps give users mobile-optimized access to the list of articles that their participating Facebook friends have read from the Post and over 30 other participating publications. The Post says 11 million people are using the app on Facebook.com. || Earlier: Is "frictionless sharing" oversharing? (Poynter) | News orgs have drawn millions of readers to similar social news apps (Poynter)

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    Jeff Sonderman is the deputy director of the American Press Institute, helping to lead its use of research, tools, events, and strategic insights to advance and sustain journalism.

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