Interesting iPad application for news junkies which takes feeds from twitter and bit.ly (the URL shortener i.e. http://chrismarshall.ws/calm-down-dear-its-only-a-plan to http://bit.ly/vlDInf to assess and share popular content.
The links that people post online are ranked using algorithims to create a list of articles that the people you follow have read and shared.
Use of the app costs $0.99 a week or $34.99 a year and there is an initial free week-long trial for the service.
Developed by Betaworks the real time web programmes company, the application uses content from a range of publishers including the Telegraph.