The new Quartz app is fun, perhaps divisive, but bang on trend, showing us what content distribution might look like soon.
When Quartz was founded, it was pretty revolutionary for news on the web – mobile first, big bold text, single stream layout, changing topics, great data viz, free to use (!), a daily digest email, etc.
Since then, it has adapted somewhat to compete with click bait on social media, but hasn’t really been ‘bleeding edge’ in rapidly-evolving mobile.
The Quartz app changes that. Here are six things to take note of, that all media companies should be investigating.