While Facebook claims it has tried to emulate the flipping of a newspaper to give you a more natural experience, it’s pretty evident we’ve seen the whole premise on another app – Flipboard. Quite like Flipboard, Paper allows you to flip through stories, and view large, image based covers which help you decide whether you would want to read the story. You can also choose your interests like Science, Technology, Fashion, Entertainment.
Paper users can create personalised feeds too. Choose from a list of publishers and publications that Facebook is partnering with and you’re all set. The social network says that the stories in the sections include a rich mix of content from “emerging voices and well-known publications”. According to rumours, Facebook has hired editors so that there is a human touch to the stories that appear in this section and has reduced its algorithm formula.