About & Pics

Description

WFTS ABC Action News in Tampa Bay delivers relevant local, community and national news, including up-to-the minute weather information, breaking news, and alerts throughout the day.

When you open our app, you’ll know what’s going on right now and what’s important to your local area.

We've improved the experience with an intuitive layout and simplified navigation. News, weather and video are just a tap away.

Our favorite feature is the weather section. Not only do we deliver hourly and daily forecasts, we give you the most updated severe weather information in an instant.

Key Features:

•Breaking news alerts and stories
•Dynamic weather section, with hourly and daily forecasts
•Lightning-fast weather radar
•Live streaming video
•Fast and easy to use

We're committed to continually improving our user experience, so please let us know how we're doing by leaving a review in the App Store.

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Sep 24, 2014 (over 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

Oct 10
2018
(Current)
Version Varies with device

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Mar 04
2018
Version v.2018.03.05

Feb 27
2018
Version v.2018.02.28

Feb 18
2018
Version v.2018.02.19

We’ve improved Closings to make it easier for you to find closings that affect you.
We’ve also added performance improvements and squashed a few minor bugs.

Jan 04
2018
Version v.2018.01.05

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Dec 13
2017
Version v.2017.12.14

Bug fixes

Nov 29
2017
Version 6.14

Bug fixes

Sep 07
2017
Version 6.13

Performance improvements and bug fixes

Jun 15
2017
Version 6.12

- Fixed a bug with our ad-free in-app purchase

May 05
2017
Version 6.11

Fixes a crash when opening a story from Search results

Mar 31
2017
Version 6.10

* Fixed an issue causing the app to crash after opening from an update

Jan 25
2017
Version 6.9

- Search! Just tap the search icon on the tab bar to search for stories and videos.
- We are excited to offer an ad-free experience for purchase within the app for $0.99/month. Except linked content in a web-view, the subscription, which auto-renews monthly, removes all in-app ads, including pre-roll video. Thanks for supporting local journalism!
- Save stories. Tap the "bookmark" icon on story screens to save a story to read for later. Find your saved stories in the "Sections" tab.

Nov 09
2016
Version 6.8

- Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Sep 16
2016
Version 6.7.1

Bug fixes and stability improvements.

Aug 15
2016
Version 6.7

Bug fixes and stability improvements.

Jul 21
2016
Version 6.6

- Swipe left to read the next story, or swipe right to go back.
- When you’re on the home screen, stories you’ve already read will be marked by a greyed out headline.
- Now story cards simply open a story and video cards open a video. We've moved to smaller cards for quicker and more efficient browsing.
We’ve got a ton more features on the way, so keep the feedback coming and let us know how we can serve you better.

May 17
2016
Version 6.5

You asked and we listened.
- You can now get weather for your current location, even if you're out of market.
- The "More" tab has been changed to the "Sections" tab, and we've added more sections based on your feedback.
- We also polished the article layout on tablet for an improved reading experience.
Thanks for updating and keep letting us know what features you want to see.

Apr 07
2016
Version 6.3

Feb 01
2016
Version 6.1

Oct 14
2015
Version 4.1.123.176

It was time for an upgrade. Our new app brings you the latest trusted news and information for the Tampa Bay region.

The app has been completely redesigned for speed and usability. In addition to a number of new features, we hope you find the format allows easier reading and crisp photos and video for a more dynamic experience.


ABC Action News is Taking Action For You with leading local news coverage, "Certified Most Accurate" weather forecasts, and award-winning I-Team investigations on TV, online, on your phone and tablet.


ABC Action News has been named the Associated Press’ Best Overall News Operation for the past five years in a row.


Please review the app and let us know what you think.

Oct 08
2015
Version 4.1.123.171

It was time for an upgrade. Our new app brings you the latest trusted news and information for the Tampa Bay region.

The app has been completely redesigned for speed and usability. In addition to a number of new features, we hope you find the format allows easier reading and crisp photos and video for a more dynamic experience.


ABC Action News is Taking Action For You with leading local news coverage, "Certified Most Accurate" weather forecasts, and award-winning I-Team investigations on TV, online, on your phone and tablet.


ABC Action News has been named the Associated Press’ Best Overall News Operation for the past five years in a row.


Please review the app and let us know what you think.

Aug 18
2015
Version 4.1.158

It was time for an upgrade. Our new app brings you the latest trusted news and information for the Tampa Bay region.

The app has been completely redesigned for speed and usability. In addition to a number of new features, we hope you find the format allows easier reading and crisp photos and video for a more dynamic experience.


ABC Action News is Taking Action For You with leading local news coverage, "Certified Most Accurate" weather forecasts, and award-winning I-Team investigations on TV, online, on your phone and tablet.


ABC Action News has been named the Associated Press’ Best Overall News Operation for the past five years in a row.


Please review the app and let us know what you think.

Apr 30
2015
Version 4.1.146

It was time for an upgrade. Our new app brings you the latest trusted news and information for the Tampa Bay region.

The app has been completely redesigned for speed and usability. In addition to a number of new features, we hope you find the format allows easier reading and crisp photos and video for a more dynamic experience.


ABC Action News is Taking Action For You with leading local news coverage, "Certified Most Accurate" weather forecasts, and award-winning I-Team investigations on TV, online, on your phone and tablet.


ABC Action News has been named the Associated Press’ Best Overall News Operation for the past five years in a row.


Please review the app and let us know what you think.

Nov 24
2014
Version 4.1.122

It was time for an upgrade. Our new app brings you the latest trusted news and information for the Tampa Bay region.

The app has been completely redesigned for speed and usability. In addition to a number of new features, we hope you find the format allows easier reading and crisp photos and video for a more dynamic experience.


ABC Action News is Taking Action For You with leading local news coverage, "Certified Most Accurate" weather forecasts, and award-winning I-Team investigations on TV, online, on your phone and tablet.


ABC Action News has been named the Associated Press’ Best Overall News Operation for the past five years in a row.


Please review the app and let us know what you think.

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