Instapaper is a simple tool for saving web pages to read later on one's Android or iOS device, computer, ereader, or smartphone. The service was founded in 2008 by Marco Arment and had about 2 million users as of late 2011. In 2013, Arment sold a majority stake in Instapaper to Betaworks, where it is now operated.
Posts about Instapaper
  • Pinterest Acquires Instapaper; App to Continue On

    … Pinterest has clicked the save button on Instapaper, announcing its acquisition of the application, which will continue to operate as a separate app. Instapaper said in a blog post that its team will relocate from the New York offices of current owner Betaworks to Pinterest’s San Francisco headquarters, adding that its Instaparser developer…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 5 readers -
  • Designing Infographics For Mobile

    … for mobile, but mobile users are quite accustomed to saving content that isn’t optimized for mobile for later by bookmarking or using Evernote, Instapaper, Pocket or other services. The full infographic will allow you to be more persuasive and provide more motivation for the calls to action that require more of the users time and attention. Let’s…

    Jess Bachman/ Visual.lyin Content- 18 readers -
  • How To Write Blog Posts That Your Readers Will Love

    Have you ever wanted to write blog posts that make your readers hungry for more? What about posts that get more shares, links, engagement and traffic? The truth is that a lot of it comes down to not just what you write but how you write it. For example, Neil Patel recently found that by writing content in a more conversational manor, he was able to get 247% more people reading his content.

    Sue Anne Dunlevie/ Blogging Wizard- 6 readers -
  • AKQA named top agency at 2014 Digiday Awards

    … under Betaworks’s ever-widening umbrella — cops a distinctly renegade attitude when it comes to digital media. Utility is the first word that comes to mind when we think of Betaworks, Bitly, Socialflow, Instapaper and Chartbeat were all tools created at Betaworks that grew into their own independent companies. Digg was saved by the ingenuity…

    Erin Phillips/ Digidayin Mobile Google- 23 readers -
  • Publishers want out of Apple’s Newsstand jail

    …. While the publication has been profitable since its start, owner Glenn Fleishman said that The Magazine was actively losing subscribers, and Apple’s Newsstand, its sole distribution mechanism, was in part to blame. Core to the problem is the way Newsstand alerts users when they have new magazines to read. In iOS 6, Newsstand’s home screen icon…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digiday- 3 readers -