Pocket App Gets New Share With Friends Features, Push Notifications
Pocket, an app for saving web content for later review, has been updated with the ability to share with friends.
When you find an interesting article, video or web page that you want to read, watch or view later, put it in Pocket. Once it’s in Pocket, it automatically syncs across to your phone, tablet and computer so you can view it anytime on any device, even without an internet connection.
✓ WHAT YOU CAN POCKET: Articles, videos, recipes or pretty much anything you find online. It’s easy to save to Pocket from your favorite apps or browser.
✓ VIEW EVERYWHERE: If it’s in Pocket, it’s on your phone, tablet, and computer.
✓ EASY ON THE EYES: See your articles, videos, and everything else in a beautiful, easy-to-view layout that improves the readability and watchability of any page.
✓ PLAYS WELL WITH OTHERS: Save directly from your browser or from over 300 different apps like Twitter, Flipboard, Pulse, and Zite.
What's New In This Version:
A year ago today, we became Pocket. It seems only fitting that we’d celebrate with a new feature designed to rethink another core element of the Pocket experience: Sharing.
INTRODUCING SEND TO FRIEND
Send to Friend is a new, simple way to share content with the people who matter to you most. With just a couple of taps you can share content from Pocket with friends and family, along with a comment and a highlighted quote. They’ll receive an email with the link, and if they have Pocket, they’ll also be notified right inside the app.
RECEIVE SHARED CONTENT IN POCKET
Once a friend sends content to your Pocket with Send to Friend, it will appear in an inbox, where you can see their comments along with any highlighted quotes they chose to share with you.
NEW SHARE MENU WITH FRIEND SHORTCUTS
Pocket’s redesigned Share Menu highlights your most recently used services, like Twitter, Facebook, Evernote or Buffer. And once you’ve shared to friends or family with Send to Friend, you’ll find shortcuts to share content with recent friends right from the Share Menu.
NOTIFICATIONS, PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS & MORE
Turn on optional push notifications to know when a friend shares with you in Pocket. This update also includes a number of bug fixes and performance updates.
You can download Pocket from the App Store for free.