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Having such a simple premise, Twitter has been able to be translated to many different platforms and user interfaces. While the quasi-stock Twitter app is a great way to access the social network, as well as third-party apps like Tweetbot, wouldn’t it be cool if an app could pick out the stories posted to your stream, so you can get access to the news you care about, while leaving the commentary for later? That’s where News.me comes in.

News.me is an iPhone app that filters and processes your Twitter and/or Facebook streams to pick out the links your friends and followees have posted that will interest you. While not being recommended as a replacement Twitter app (simply because it uses Twitter as a source, but doesn’t let you actually interact with it), it does offer you a quick way to access crowdsourced news without all the commentary and more social-oriented posts. Let’s take a look at it after the jump.  (more…)