Univision Interactive Media launches app


The digital division of Univision Communications announced the launch of the Univision App for iPhone and iPod touch–now available on the App Store. It  includes video clips, photos and articles of the latest national and local news as well as celebrity gossip. Univision App users can sync their social channels to share articles, photos and videos via email and SMS as well as post to Twitter and Facebook.

The app features special events and popular Univision shows, such as “Despierta America” (Wake Up America), “El Gordo y la Flaca” (The Scoop and the Skinny), “Republica Deportiva” (Sports Nation), “Noticiero Univision” (Univision News), “Nuestra Belleza Latina” (Our Latin Beauty) and updates from Hispanic America’s favorite sports such as soccer and boxing. The app allows users to follow their favorite stories, receive personalized local updates and give them content that is most important to them, wherever they are.

Additional features allow for both personal customization as well as social interaction. Users can program their app based on location to access local city news, happenings and weather info. Other features include personal horoscopes of the day and breaking news alerts.