■ Features of Yahoo! News
1. Yahoo! News Topics editorial department delivers the latest news 24 hours a day, 365 days a year based on trends in the world.
2. Deliver disaster prevention and weather information such as heavy rain forecasts and earthquake early warnings by notification. It is convenient during typhoons and heavy rain.
3. Real-time notification of important news as well as earthquake early warnings. You can check without missing breaking news.
4. Comments let you know everyone's opinions and help you understand the news better. You can also check the topical articles in the "Comment Rapid Ranking".
5. You can watch live news videos 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
6. Full of convenient functions such as weather forecast and TV program guide!
■ Disaster Prevention Information Notification
Distribute disaster prevention information such as torrential rain and large earthquakes by notification.
Notifications can be selected for each information, such as only earthquake early warnings, only heavy rain forecasts, etc.
(Earthquake notifications can be set between seismic intensity 3 or higher and seismic intensity 5 lower or higher)
* Information that can be received: Heavy rain risk, evacuation information, earthquake information, tsunami information, heavy rain forecast, landslide disaster, river flood, weather warning, volcano information, civil protection information (J alert)
* Supports "J-Alert" notifications, which the government calls for evacuation in the event of missile launches by foreign countries.
■ Extra news notification
Not only disaster information such as earthquakes, but also important domestic and international news will be delivered by notification.
Notification settings such as receiving only urgent news are also possible.
■ Yahoo! News Topics
"A clue to unravel the news."
Yahoo! News Topics editorial department summarizes the main points of news with illustrations and Q & A, so you can intuitively and efficiently grasp the news.
■ Prefectural Information
You can select and view news for each prefecture that you set.
You can choose from 47 prefectures. Up to 2 regions can be set.
By selecting and setting an area, you can receive notifications about topics in the selected area, as well as check weather forecasts, typhoon and heavy rain information, etc.
This is a function that allows you to post your opinions and impressions after reading an article.
Even just reading the comments will deepen your understanding of the news by exposing you to diverse opinions.
You can also check comments by Yahoo! News official commentators.
News videos are delivered live 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on the "Live" screen.
You can watch live videos from 3 channels: NTV NEWS24, TBS NEWS DIG, and BBC News.
*Only BBC News will deliver videos during some hours between 7:00 and 20:30 from Monday to Friday
In special formations such as when a large-scale disaster occurs, news videos can also be viewed on the "Main" tab of the app.
You can check the topic that is currently attracting attention in the "Comment Rapid Ranking" without missing it.
While the PC and smartphone versions rank up to 40th, the Yahoo! News app publishes articles with increasing number of comments in the last hour up to 50th.
You can also read the comments posted on the article.
Medals can be earned for the actions of "reading articles, article reactions, comments I think so, comment posting". Your level is determined by the sum of your daily and weekly medals earned in the previous week.
By continuing to actively take action, you will deepen your understanding of the news.
In addition, the number of actions per week is displayed, and it is also possible to share on SNS.
■ Displays topical words in Yahoo! real-time search
You can see all the news, comments, and SNS reactions that are trending at this moment.
■ Delivering "Morning," "Afternoon," and "Evening"
Three times a day, the latest news carefully selected by the Yahoo! News Topics editorial department will be delivered by notification.
This function is perfect for checking the news every day, as you can read all the important news of the day at once.
■ Sports News
You can check breaking news of professional baseball, soccer and tennis.
■ Search function
You can search Yahoo! News articles, web, real-time search, images, and videos from the app.
■ Yahoo! News Original
Original feature articles that delve into social issues, interviews with notable people, etc.
We are constantly updating original articles that can only be read on Yahoo! News.
■ Recommended for people like this
・ I want to check the breaking news during my free time while commuting to work or school.
・I want to know disaster prevention information, alerts at the time of disaster, earthquake information and evacuation information as soon as possible
・I want to check the weather forecast anytime, anywhere, such as sudden heavy rain, torrential rain, and typhoons
・ I want to check the results of professional baseball, soccer, tennis, etc.
・ I want a news app that allows me to read breaking news at any time
・ I want to check information on entertainment, entertainment and weekly magazines
・ I want a reading app that can be used to kill time
・ I want to check political, economic, and business information without omission
・I want to read emergency news and extras immediately
・ I want to see news in live video
・I want to check flood and inundation information
・ I want to check local information in the news for each prefecture
・I want to know the latest information such as incidents and traffic accidents
■ Tab list
■ Other functions
== Useful Features ==
Instantly access the information you want to know, such as "weather forecast" and "TV program guide"!
*Contents of useful functions
Weather forecast (main) / TV program guide (entertainment) / Sports bulletin (sports)
== Change font size ==
You can read the article by enlarging the text.
Tap the "a" icon at the top of the article and set the font size in 5 steps from "small" to "maximum".
== Supports dark theme ==
Supports dark theme. You can use it comfortably according to the brightness of the surroundings. (Target: Android 10 (Q) or higher)
■ Supported items
Android 5.0 or higher is supported.
■ Conditions of Use
▼Yahoo! JAPAN Terms of Service
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