Filloux @qz Quartz calls smartphone screens the toughest news interface ever

News apps

For a news provider, the smartphone screen is the the most challenging environment ever seen. There, chances are that a legacy media or a pure-player will find itself in direct competition, not only with the usual players in its field, but also with Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, and scores of gaming applications. Distraction is just one icon away; any weakness in functional or graphic design can be lethal.

via How news apps on smartphones could be amazing in the future – Quartz