Medium finally hits mobile with iPhone blog-reading app

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Since its launch in August 2012, Medium has become an increasingly visible place for people to publish their observations and musings on a variety of subjects. The platform was initially invite-only, but opened up to everyone last October.  Now, users will be able to engage with that content on the go, as the company released its first mobile app for iPhone (s aapl) on Thursday.

Co-founded  by Twitter’s Evan Williams and Biz Stone, Medium is at its best when curating stories across the platform, bringing the most salient stories to the top. The mobile app, takes that curation one step further, piecing together a list of content based on who you follow on Twitter (s twtr). For example, my Medium  instantly populated with stories on  “Changing Journalism,”  “Technology and Society,” and snippets from Mother Jones. The app encourages users to follow these channels to push more relevant content to…

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