Forbes Launches Social-Oriented Visual 'Stream'

Thought the days of every publisher pushing their own social network were behind us? Think again.

Forbes on Monday unveiled “Stream” -- a feature that allows readers to save, share and discover visual content from the magazine and Forbes.com. Lewis DVorkin, Forbes Media chief product officer, said Stream is a response to two key trends that continue to redefine media: a shift toward content streams like those of Twitter and Facebook, and a shift away from text.

Stream is part of the new Forbes magazine app for iOS, which already features redesigned issues optimized specifically for tablet and mobile devices. The technology behind Stream was developed by MAZ, a New York-based technology startup.

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