Vancouver's Summify Hits 5 Billion Stories Aggregated, Adds New Features

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Vancouver startup Summify, a 2011 Mashable Awards Finalist, has recently reached the milestone of 5 billion stories aggregated through its popular social media news- filtering service.

Summify has also added some new features. The first is Get a New Summary, which is pretty self-explanatory. If your single periodic summary isn't quite enough for you, a "Get a new summary" button now appears at the bottom of each email digest. Clicking it will send you a new summary in a few minutes. 

The second feature is an integration with Read It Later. You can now utilize RiL technology for your email and web summaries (and soon iPhon summaries) for a more flexible reading experience.

The third feature is Super Share. This simply means that Summify has consolidated all story sharing options, plus its read later options, into a common single dialog.

Summify was founded by Mircea Pasoi and Cristian Strat in 2009. It was originally called ReadFu and functioned slightly differently than it does now but after being accepted into incubator Bootup Labs in January 2010, the startup fine-tuned its service and rebranded as Summify in March of that year.

Company:
Summify
Website:
http://www.summify.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Summify is a "social news reader" that helps you consume your river of news in minutes, rather than hours. People are increasingly getting their news mainly from the social networks they're part of, but this is rapidly getting overwhelming. If you're connected with a few hundred people and companies it's hard to stay on top of the news they share. There's currently no way to get the important stuff without going... more


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