Here’s a fascinating new way to see what’s important out there on the web: NewsWhip, a new app that ranks news articles by the number of posts about them on Facebook and Twitter. It’s a free Universal app, so check it out and let us know what you think.

NewsWhip is the world’s most democratic news source: the best news stories right now, as decided by everyone.

Each minute, NewsWhip scans a billion people on Facebook and Twitter to see which news stories they’re sharing, tweeting and liking in topics like tech, fashion, or business. It spots the stories getting the most heat, and serves them as a live stream of the world’s most popular news.