pocketstory in its first iteration was a platform to read longform stories on the plane, train or anywhere in transit. Stories were written by people who undertook intriguing adventures reporting first hand. To properly assess the article’s worth behind the paywall some indicators such as reading time were established.
For truly immersive experiences videos, original sound snippets, photos and maps were complementing stories. The site was responsive to enable readers to enjoy their stories on any device available – on the move and at home.
In it’s current iteration pocketstory is selling news on an article by article basis: “Hier liest Du das Beste vom Kiosk! Und kaufst nur die Artikel, die Du wirklich lesen willst.” With changing requirements the interaction design and existing visual design patterns had to be adapted.Website