Sunday, November 6, 2016 [Tweets] [Favorites]

Instapaper Premium Is Now Free

Instapaper (via Hacker News):

Before, some of our greatest features were limited to Instapaper Premium subscribers. Now that we’re better resourced, we’re able to offer everyone the best version of Instapaper.

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All users will continue to have an ad-free Instapaper app experience, and we’re eliminating ads on the web entirely.

Brian Donohue:

I understand and appreciate the skepticism, however, the reason we’re making this change is because we want to provide the best experience for our users.

Pinterest receives value from the ongoing operation of Instapaper in the form of continued parsing improvements and aggregate information about links on the web, and that value is enough to justify our relatively small operating costs.

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