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10 APPLICATIONS TO FOLLOW THE NEWS ON YOUR SMARTPHONE

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The smartphone is becoming the main tool for following the news. Here is a selection of 11 solutions to not miss any information!

Because it’s Press and Media week at school, we’ve found the best apps, newsletters or web solutions for you to learn even more than your parents. Some solutions are paid, others free, some are applications, others work in the form of a newsletter!

1JOUR1ACTU, THE INFO EXPLAINED FOR 8-12 YEAR OLDS

1jour1actu explains adult news in simple words. The subscription to 1jour 1actu is: a newspaper, an animated press cartoon and a website . You can also download the set on the app. But, on this one, you can find the news feed for free with short videos to explain a hot topic and articles.

HUGO DÉCRYPTE, AS CLOSE AS POSSIBLE TO THE NEWS

It’s not always easy to understand everything, between complicated terms, similar stories, we are quickly lost. Don’t panic, Hugo is here to help you. Every day, he deciphers and popularizes news information. It summarizes all the news of the day in less than 10 minutes. Whether it is the speech of the President of the Republic or the takeover of Discord.

HELLO NEWS, THE NEWS PODCAST

Keeping up with the news is not just for adults! With headphones on, you can listen to “Hi Info” , a podcast on the news of the week. Franceinfo has partnered with the magazine Astrapi to produce a weekly podcast of around ten minutes which takes stock of current hot topics. Hosted every Saturday by Estelle Faure and Julien Moc, this podcast deals with major topics but also children’s daily concerns (physical complexes, clean toilets at school, bullying, etc.).

ZOOM ZOOM OKAPI, THE APP TO DECIPHER THE NEWS IN PICTURES

Zoom Zoom Okapi is a very fun and useful mobile application at the same time. You will learn by playing to decipher the news in images. The idea is simple but effective. To follow the news, each day, the Okapi magazine team will select three images. In the form of a quiz, you will have to guess what they represent.

DÉCOD’ACTU, THE NEWS IN 3 MINUTES 30

If you are between 13 and 17, the animated series ” Décod’actu ” is made for you. This France Television content deciphers the major current events, to give you the keys to understanding the world around you. In about three minutes, you will understand everything thanks to Décod’actu, which will dissect a specific subject for you.

NEWSLETTER, GET INFORMED DIFFERENTLY

Bulletin is mini-magazines in newsletter format. It’s a mix of news, useful daily information, and interesting reading to satisfy your curiosity. In five minutes, stock up on news. Without obligation, you can unsubscribe with just one click.

NEWS REPUBLIC , THE ALL-TERRAIN AGGREGATOR

News Republic is called a news feed aggregator. You can select the media you want to read the information that really interests you. You can customize your home page to follow only the hot topics you want to read. The presentation is very visual and you can switch easily from one subject to another. A recommendation engine also makes it possible to further refine the selection of articles that will appear on the screen. Finally, you can change the language and read the press from all over the world! It is perhaps the best app of its kind, and all in French!

SQUID, THE APP TO STAY CONNECTED

Squid is a free mobile app that keeps you connected. Stay informed of the latest news, and explore the topics that interest you. With this application, you can customize your news feed to read only articles that appeal to you. You can share the articles with your friends or family via sms or email. Little more: you can personalize an article by drawing on it, underlining key words, or by adding emoticons

FRANCEINFO, THE GLOBAL OFFER

Franceinfo has done strong with its new application . To follow the news continuously, the public service offers a new global offer. You can follow the news live, receive alerts and access live TV, radio and replay. And yes, now, franceinfo is also a non-stop news channel that directly competes with BFM TV, iTélé and LCI.

ARTE JOURNAL JUNIOR

If you like to know what’s going on around the world, Arte Junior is for you. This program is intended for young people between 8 and 12 years old. It airs every morning (except Saturdays) at 7:30 a.m. on weekdays, and 9:10 a.m. on Sundays. You will find all the news on what is happening around you. If you ever ask yourself a question, Arte will answer it. All you need to do is send an email to artejournaljunior@arte.tv.

SNAPCHAT DISCOVER, NEWS FROM STORIES

News in Snapchat? Well yes with Snapchat Discover which since September 2016 is also in French. Sites like L’Équipe, Le Monde, Paris-Match, Melty, Konbini, Cosmopolitan, Vice and Tastemade are among them. But what do we find there? Serious info but also info to discover and have fun, all with the Snapchat style. You parents, if you are reading this article, take Snapchat Discover seriously, it may be your children’s number one source of information

 

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