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National Geographic is best known for it’s iconic and stunning photos of people, places and things from around the world. Nat Geo View is a daily digest featuring the publication’s best photos and video of the day, as well as provides users with the story behind those images. The app draws readership in by showcasing talented photographers and explorers’ work and giving users fresh content daily.
Nat Geo View is the best source to keep users engaged in Natgeo’s content while in between issues. Each day, the app provides users with the photo and video of the day, the daily dozen “Best of Your Shot” community, news story, an image from the archive as far back as 100+ years, and a steadfast Instagram connection. Each photo and video is accompanied with a detailed back story, covering the dynamic world we live in.
Nat Geo View – like the rest of NatGeo’s work – is impeccably designed and beautifully displayed. The user face is simple, clean and effortlessly guides users through the daily content. The main app screen presents users with a series of photo thumbnails for each section that expand when you tap. There are sliding gestures to move through each section, and users are easily able to access the great looking content. The app also includes an archive of the past seven days, so users can catch up on a weeks worth of content in case they missed it.
Why you should download it
Nat Geo View is a daily dose of what makes National Geographic well, National Geographic. Fill your feed with interesting and intriguing content that the publication does better than any others in the business. If you are following National Geographic on Instagram – another area the magazine shines – you will love Nat Geo View. It has just the right amount of daily content to keeps users coming back for more each day.