About & Pics

Description

There’s more than one side to the story. The Yahoo News app provides multiple perspectives to help you see all sides and empower you to develop your own point of view. With our diverse news partners, and original reporting from our team of journalists, the Yahoo News app is your trusted source for coverage of the issues and stories that matter.

- Get the complete picture with The 360— multiple stories on the same issue from top publishers including the AP, Bloomberg, Time, Fox Business, HuffPost, ABC News, Reuters, The Guardian, CBS News and more.

- Know what’s true (or false) with Fact check— statements and claims made within a news article are verified for accuracy.

- Stay in the know at a glance with the Top 10 daily stories (plus one entertaining ‘just for fun’ story) curated by our editors.

- Never miss an important story with breaking news alerts, for both national and global news.

- Enjoy exclusive premium content including our popular politics podcast, “Skullduggery: Scandals in the Trump Era,” our original video series, “Unfiltered,” as well as enterprise stories and investigations from our team of journalists.

 Free in Google Play

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Version History

Launched Mar 10, 2014 (almost 5 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

Jan 17
2019
(Current)
Version Varies with device

Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Mar 27
2018
Version v.2018.03.28

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Mar 26
2018
Version v.2018.03.27

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Mar 22
2018
Version v.2018.03.23

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Mar 07
2018
Version v.2018.03.08

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Mar 06
2018
Version v.2018.03.07

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Feb 28
2018
Version v.2018.03.01

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Feb 26
2018
Version v.2018.02.26

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Dec 30
2017
Version v.2017.12.31

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Dec 20
2017
Version v.2017.12.21

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Dec 19
2017
Version v.2017.12.20

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Dec 09
2017
Version v.2017.12.10

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Dec 06
2017
Version v.2017.12.07

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Nov 17
2017
Version v.2017.11.18

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Nov 15
2017
Version v.2017.11.16

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Oct 02
2017
Version v.2017.10.03

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Sep 27
2017
Version v.2017.09.28

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Sep 08
2017
Version v.2017.09.09

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Sep 07
2017
Version v.2017.09.07

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Sep 05
2017
Version v.2017.09.06

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Sep 01
2017
Version v.2017.09.02

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Aug 28
2017
Version v.2017.08.29

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Aug 15
2017
Version v.2017.08.15

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Aug 10
2017
Version v.2017.08.11

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Aug 09
2017
Version v.2017.08.10

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jul 27
2017
Version v.2017.07.27

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jul 24
2017
Version v.2017.07.24

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Jul 18
2017
Version v.2017.07.19

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Jun 14
2017
Version v.2017.06.14

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.

Jun 13
2017
Version v.2017.06.13

Can't find that vibe you feel strongly about? With this release, YOU have the ability to start your own conversations by creating your own vibe.
You can create a vibe from search or by heading to the bottom of the Explore tab. Don’t forget to invite people who are passionate about the discussion to your vibe! Keep the conversation going, and we just might take notice and feature it in Explore collections.
Vibe streams now show trending posts at the top and a stream of all of the recent posts.

Jun 12
2017
Version v.2017.06.12

Can't find that vibe you feel strongly about? With this release, YOU have the ability to start your own conversations by creating your own vibe.
You can create a vibe from search or by heading to the bottom of the Explore tab. Don’t forget to invite people who are passionate about the discussion to your vibe! Keep the conversation going, and we just might take notice and feature it in Explore collections.
Vibe streams now show trending posts at the top and a stream of all of the recent posts.

May 30
2017
Version v.2017.05.30

New in this release:
- More reactions! Now you can take action on just about anything you see in the Newsroom directly from where you first see it. We’ve made it easier for you to join the conversation by putting these actions on the card everywhere in the app.
- We added some guidelines to give you some direction around how to start the best conversations.
- You can now see when there are other people reacting to the same post as you - things can get really busy on the biggest stories.

Apr 25
2017
Version v.2017.04.25

New in this release:
- More reactions! Now you can take action on just about anything you see in the Newsroom directly from where you first see it. We’ve made it easier for you to join the conversation by putting these actions on the card everywhere in the app.
- We added some guidelines to give you some direction around how to start the best conversations.
- You can now see when there are other people reacting to the same post as you - things can get really busy on the biggest stories.

Apr 21
2017
Version v.2017.04.21

- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Mar 31
2017
Version v.2017.03.31

- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Mar 29
2017
Version v.2017.03.29

- We made some bug fixes and some light performance improvements!
- We improved share experiences for when you see a conversation that really draws you in and you want to send it to your contacts.
- In testing we verified that this update delivered up to 75,000% more of that "everything's a-ok!" feeling you get just after you brush your teeth with a fully charged electric toothbrush... maybe.

Mar 27
2017
Version v.2017.03.27

- We made some bug fixes and some light performance improvements!
- We improved share experiences for when you see a conversation that really draws you in and you want to send it to your contacts.
- In testing we verified that this update delivered up to 75,000% more of that "everything's a-ok!" feeling you get just after you brush your teeth with a fully charged electric toothbrush... maybe.

Mar 13
2017
Version v.2017.03.13

- We made some bug fixes and some light performance improvements!
- We improved share experiences for when you see a conversation that really draws you in and you want to send it to your contacts.
- In testing we verified that this update delivered up to 75,000% more of that "everything's a-ok!" feeling you get just after you brush your teeth with a fully charged electric toothbrush... maybe.

Mar 09
2017
Version v.2017.03.09

- We made some bug fixes and some light performance improvements!
- We improved share experiences for when
you see a conversation that really draws you in and you want to send it to your contacts.
- In testing we verified
that this update delivered up to 75,000% more of that "everything's a-ok!" feeling you get just after you brush your
teeth with a fully charged electric toothbrush... maybe.

Feb 23
2017
Version v.2017.02.23

We're introducing a new Trending tab to amplify one more important voice – yours.
Directly follow the pulse
of the community as it grabs hold of breaking news and current events across a wide array of topics. We’ll feature
discussions that move fastest to ensure that you don’t miss out on the next big thing. You’ll also get access to posts
in the vibes you follow that move in the same direction.
We're really excited about this new way of following the
vibe, and we hope you enjoy it too!!

Feb 18
2017
Version v.2017.02.18

- Want an easier way to navigate to all the vibes you're following? Now you can do so on the main feed by
scrolling through a carousel of topics you're following to quickly get the news you care most about.
- Bug fixes
and optimizations

Feb 17
2017
Version v.2017.02.17

- Want an easier way to navigate to all the vibes you're following? Now you can do so on the main feed by
scrolling through a carousel of topics you're following to quickly get the news you care most about.
- Bug fixes
and optimizations

Jan 26
2017
Version v.2017.01.26

- Want an easier way to navigate to all the vibes you're following? Now you can do so on the main feed by
scrolling through a carousel of topics you're following to quickly get the news you care most about.
- Bug fixes
and optimizations

Jan 24
2017
Version v.2017.01.24

- We are unveiling Top Contributors - users who are recognized for sharing great content into the community. To
become a top contributor, share relevant stories in vibes you passionately follow, and as the number of likes and
reactions go up from other community members, so will your chances of climbing to the top!
- Now every time you
browse a Yahoo article in your mobile browser, we will deep link you to the Yahoo app for the best mobile experience
possible
- Bug fixes and optimizations

Dec 17
2016
Version v.2016.12.17

- We are unveiling Top Contributors - users who are recognized for sharing great content into the community. To
become a top contributor, share relevant stories in vibes you passionately follow, and as the number of likes and
reactions go up from other community members, so will your chances of climbing to the top!
- Now every time you
browse a Yahoo article in your mobile browser, we will deep link you to the Yahoo app for the best mobile experience
possible
- Bug fixes and optimizations

Dec 15
2016
Version v.2016.12.15

- To make it easier to find the conversations that matter to you, we've reimagined the "explore" feature to group
topics together into categories and added a curated list of "Vibes we love" from our editorial team.
- We've also
added a sentiment bar - a feature that allows you to immediately see the tone of a conversation.
- Now you can use
our share sheet extension to start a post into the Yahoo Newsroom. That'll make it easy to express yourself in the Vibes
you love.

Dec 03
2016
Version v.2016.12.03

- To make it easier to find the conversations that matter to you, we've reimagined the "explore" feature to group
topics together into categories and added a curated list of "Vibes we love" from our editorial team.
- We've also
added a sentiment bar - a feature that allows you to immediately see the tone of a conversation.
- Now you can use
our share sheet extension to start a post into the Yahoo Newsroom. That'll make it easy to express yourself in the Vibes
you love.

Dec 01
2016
Version v.2016.12.01

- We have some recommended local news communities for you to join - tap on Explore to see what's happening! You
can also get notifications when something important happens close to home.
- There’s also a new “Following” tab
where you can get a quick at-a-glance view of all the vibes you’re following.
- You can also change your profile
picture and nickname that other people see when you post or react to a story. Head to the side menu on the upper left of
your screen to manage your information.

Nov 28
2016
Version v.2016.11.28

- We have some recommended local news communities for you to join - tap on Explore to see what's happening! You
can also get notifications when something important happens close to home.
- There’s also a new “Following” tab
where you can get a quick at-a-glance view of all the vibes you’re following.
- You can also change your profile
picture and nickname that other people see when you post or react to a story. Head to the side menu on the upper left of
your screen to manage your information.

Nov 22
2016
Version v.2016.11.22

- We have some recommended local news communities for you to join - tap on Explore to see what's happening! You
can also get notifications when something important happens close to home.
- There’s also a new “Following” tab
where you can get a quick at-a-glance view of all the vibes you’re following.
- You can also change your profile
picture and nickname that other people see when you post or react to a story. Head to the side menu on the upper left of
your screen to manage your information.

Oct 27
2016
Version v.2016.10.27

- We have some recommended local news communities for you to join - tap on Explore to see what's happening! You
can also get notifications when something important happens close to home.
- There’s also a new “Following” tab
where you can get a quick at-a-glance view of all the vibes you’re following.
- You can also change your profile
picture and nickname that other people see when you post or react to a story. Head to the side menu on the upper left of
your screen to manage your information.

Oct 13
2016
Version v.2016.10.13

- Local news! Use the magnifying glass at the top right to search for the vibe that matches your local area and
follow it to get local updates. We’ve got you covered from Abilene to Zanesville (and a whole lot of cities in
between)
- UI Bug Fixes and performance improvements

Oct 12
2016
Version v.2016.10.12

Yahoo Newsroom elevates the millions of conversations happening around the web and empowers the passionate Yahoo
community to participate in the news stories impacting the world.

Oct 03
2016
Version v.2016.10.03

Yahoo Newsroom elevates the millions of conversations happening around the web and empowers the passionate Yahoo
community to participate in the news stories impacting the world.

Sep 21
2016
Version v.2016.09.21

- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Aug 31
2016
Version v.2016.08.31

- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Aug 04
2016
Version v.2016.08.04

- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jul 26
2016
Version v.2016.07.26

- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jul 19
2016
Version v.2016.07.19

- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jul 14
2016
Version v.2016.07.14

- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Mar 31
2015
Version 5.1.3

Get the news you need and an endless stream of stories you love, summarized by Yahoo

The Yahoo App for Android brings you the latest headline news, stories, and original content!


Favorite features


- All your news in one place with 12 categories, from Business, to Finance, to Sports and so much more
- Save time by honing in on your favorite topics with a personalized news feed
- Always stay up to date with breaking news notifications
- Go beyond just the headlines with local news and weather so you’re always in the know
- Show your friends how much you know by sharing stories, videos, and photos
- Article summaries let you browse before reading the full article
- Beautiful visual cards that display images and videos help you see the story


Helpful tips


- Sign in to manage and save your news preferences
- Select the stories you want to see more or less of at bottom of each article
- Swipe left or right to navigate between stories in full screen view
- Tap the Yahoo logo to instantly see all the news categories
- Save stories to read later. Access them in Main Menu > My Saves


What people are saying


“The app's personalization strategy, which combines editorial curation with machine learning, are drawing users back…” - Casey Newton, The Verge


Tell us what you think


We are committed to building the best mobile experiences and would love to hear your feedback

Let us know your thoughts here: https://yahoo.uservoice.com/forums/202867

Mar 18
2015
Version 5.0.9

Get the news you need and an endless stream of stories you love, summarized by Yahoo

The Yahoo App for Android brings you the latest headline news, stories, and original content!


Favorite features


- All your news in one place with 12 categories, from Business, to Finance, to Politics and so much more
- Save time by honing in on your favorite topics with a personalized news feed
- Always stay up to date with breaking news notifications
- Go beyond just the headlines with local news and weather so you’re always in the know
- Show your friends how much you know by sharing stories, videos, and photos
- Article summaries let you browse before reading the full article
- Beautiful visual cards that display images and videos help you see the story


Helpful tips


- Sign in to manage and save your news preferences
- Select the stories you want to see more or less of at bottom of each article
- Swipe left or right to navigate between stories in full screen view
- Tap the Yahoo logo to instantly see all the news categories
- Save stories to read later. Access them in Main Menu > My Saves


What people are saying


“The app's personalization strategy, which combines editorial curation with machine learning, are drawing users back…” - Casey Newton, The Verge


Tell us what you think


We are committed to building the best mobile experiences and would love to hear your feedback

Let us know your thoughts here: https://yahoo.uservoice.com/forums/202867

Feb 12
2015
Version 5.0.8

Get the news you need and an endless stream of stories you love, summarized by Yahoo

The Yahoo App for Android brings you the latest headline news, stories, and now Yahoo’s Digital Magazines!


Favorite features


- Personalized feed of stories and articles
- Access to the latest news, local weather, popular photos and videos, your stocks and more
- Yahoo’s Digital Magazines including: Yahoo Food, Yahoo Tech, Yahoo Travel, Yahoo Movies, Yahoo Beauty, and Yahoo Health
- Explore 12 categories: News, Business, Celebrities, Entertainment, Finance, Health, Media, Politics, Science, Society, Sports, and Technology
- Stay up to date with notifications on breaking news
- Share stories, video, and photos directly to those in your circle
- Get summaries before reading the full article
- Enjoy beautiful visual cards that display images and videos from each story


Helpful tips


- Sign in to manage and save your news preferences
- Select the stories you want to see more or less of at bottom of each article
- Swipe left or right to navigate between stories in full screen view
- Tap the Yahoo logo to instantly see all the news categories
- Save stories to read later. Access them in Main Menu > My Saves


What people are saying


“The app's personalization strategy, which combines editorial curation with machine learning, are drawing users back…” - Casey Newton, The Verge


Tell us what you think


We are committed to building the best mobile experiences and would love to hear your feedback

Let us know your thoughts here: https://yahoo.uservoice.com/forums/202867

Jan 28
2015
Version 5.0.6

Get the news you need and an endless stream of stories you love, summarized by Yahoo

The Yahoo App for Android brings you the latest headline news, stories, and now Yahoo’s Digital Magazines!


Favorite features


- Personalized feed of stories and articles
- Access to the latest news, local weather, popular photos and videos, your stocks and more
- Yahoo’s Digital Magazines including: Yahoo Food, Yahoo Tech, Yahoo Travel, Yahoo Movies, Yahoo Beauty, and Yahoo Health
- Explore 12 categories: News, Business, Celebrities, Entertainment, Finance, Health, Media, Politics, Science, Society, Sports, and Technology
- Stay up to date with notifications on breaking news
- Share stories, video, and photos directly to those in your circle
- Get summaries before reading the full article
- Enjoy beautiful visual cards that display images and videos from each story


Helpful tips


- Sign in to manage and save your news preferences
- Select the stories you want to see more or less of at bottom of each article
- Swipe left or right to navigate between stories in full screen view
- Tap the Yahoo logo to instantly see all the news categories
- Save stories to read later. Access them in Main Menu > My Saves


What people are saying


“The app's personalization strategy, which combines editorial curation with machine learning, are drawing users back…” - Casey Newton, The Verge


Tell us what you think


We are committed to building the best mobile experiences and would love to hear your feedback

Let us know your thoughts here: https://yahoo.uservoice.com/forums/202867

Jan 20
2015
Version 5.0.3

Get the news you need and an endless stream of stories you love, summarized by Yahoo

The Yahoo App for Android brings you the latest headline news, stories, and now Yahoo’s Digital Magazines!


Favorite features


- Personalized feed of stories and articles
- Access to the latest news, local weather, popular photos and videos, your stocks and more
- Yahoo’s Digital Magazines including: Yahoo Food, Yahoo Tech, Yahoo Travel, Yahoo Movies, Yahoo Beauty, and Yahoo Health
- Explore 12 categories: News, Business, Celebrities, Entertainment, Finance, Health, Media, Politics, Science, Society, Sports, and Technology
- Stay up to date with notifications on breaking news
- Share stories, video, and photos directly to those in your circle
- Get summaries before reading the full article
- Enjoy beautiful visual cards that display images and videos from each story


Helpful tips


- Sign in to manage and save your news preferences
- Select the stories you want to see more or less of at bottom of each article
- Swipe left or right to navigate between stories in full screen view
- Tap the Yahoo logo to instantly see all the news categories
- Save stories to read later. Access them in Main Menu > My Saves


What people are saying


“The app's personalization strategy, which combines editorial curation with machine learning, are drawing users back…” - Casey Newton, The Verge


Tell us what you think


We are committed to building the best mobile experiences and would love to hear your feedback

Let us know your thoughts here: https://yahoo.uservoice.com/forums/202867

Dec 17
2014
Version 4.2.5

Get the news you need and an endless stream of stories you love, summarized by Yahoo

The Yahoo App for Android brings you the latest headline news, stories, and now Yahoo’s Digital Magazines!


Favorite features


- Personalized feed of stories and articles
- Access to the latest news, local weather, popular photos and videos, your stocks and more
- Yahoo’s Digital Magazines including: Yahoo Food, Yahoo Tech, Yahoo Travel, Yahoo Movies, Yahoo Beauty, and Yahoo Health
- Explore 12 categories: News, Business, Celebrities, Entertainment, Finance, Health, Media, Politics, Science, Society, Sports, and Technology
- Stay up to date with notifications on breaking news
- Share stories, video, and photos directly to those in your circle
- Get summaries before reading the full article
- Enjoy beautiful visual cards that display images and videos from each story


Helpful tips


- Sign in to manage and save your news preferences
- Select the stories you want to see more or less of at bottom of each article
- Swipe left or right to navigate between stories in full screen view
- Tap the Yahoo logo to instantly see all the news categories
- Save stories to read later. Access them in Main Menu > My Saves


What people are saying


“The app's personalization strategy, which combines editorial curation with machine learning, are drawing users back…” - Casey Newton, The Verge


Tell us what you think


We are committed to building the best mobile experiences and would love to hear your feedback

Let us know your thoughts here: https://yahoo.uservoice.com/forums/202867

Aug 21
2014
Version v.4.2.2

Jul 15
2014
Version v.4.1.1

Jun 14
2014
Version v.4.0.2

Jun 12
2014
Version v.4.0.1

Oct 02
2013
Version v.2013.10.02

Aug 06
2013
Version v.1.1.4

Jul 24
2013
Version v.1.1.3

Jul 03
2013
Version v.1.1.2

Jun 20
2013
Version v.1.1.1

Jun 19
2013
Version v.1.1.0

May 14
2013
Version v.1.0.1

Apr 30
2013
Version v.1.0.0

Nov 29
2012
Version v.0.9.7

Jan 18
2012
Version v.0.9.4.3

Previous 3 versions
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4
160
3
43
2
37
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120
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4
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3
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2
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