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New Pinterest Feature Shows You More Pins For Stuff You Like New Pinterest Feature Shows You More Pins For Stuff You Like

Pinterest is rolling out a preview of a new feature called Interests, which lets users look at pins based on specific things they’re interested in. Pinterest generates a personalized page based on your past behavior on the site. “For example, …

StumbleUpon Traffic Referrals See Strong Growth [Report] StumbleUpon Traffic Referrals See Strong Growth [Report]
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Shareaholic has put out the latest edition of its quarterly Social Media Traffic Report. Its data shows that among Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Stumbleupon, Reddit, YouTube, LinkedIn and Google+, Facebook, StumbleUpon and Pinterest saw the strongest gains in terms of referrals. …

Jelly Raises New Funding From Greylock Jelly Raises New Funding From Greylock

Jelly announced that it has secured a new Series B round of funding with Greylock Partners, and that partner Josh Elman, who worked as a product lead at Twitter, has joined Jelly’s board. This follows Series A funding last year …

Twitter Launches Card Analytics Dashboard Twitter Launches Card Analytics Dashboard
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Twitter announced the launch of a new analytics offering for Twitter Cards today, aimed at helping publishers, marketers and developers understand how certain types of cards they’re using are performing. That includes tweets with pictures, videos, content previews, deep links …

Pinterest, Now with 100% More GIFs Pinterest, Now with 100% More GIFs
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Earlier this week we told you that Pinterest was currently experimenting with GIFs, running a small test with a handful of users. It looks like that test went well, because the social site is now rolling out GIF functionality to …

Hassan Rouhani Isn’t Really Writing His Tweets Hassan Rouhani Isn’t Really Writing His Tweets

It’s not uncommon for a public figure to employ a social media guy – you know, someone whose job is to maintain and yes, even post statuses to their various social media accounts. But it’s news when it’s Iranian President …

Guy Shares His Own ‘Wanted’ Facebook Post from Police Page, Nabbed in 45 Minutes Guy Shares His Own ‘Wanted’ Facebook Post from Police Page, Nabbed in 45 Minutes
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Parents, if your child is beginning to show even a lick of sense, hold them tight. Not every parent is so lucky. A Pennsylvania man has been arrested after he taunted police by sharing his own ‘Wanted’ post on their …

Jelly Had Twice As Many Accounts In Three Days As Twitter Had In A Year Jelly Had Twice As Many Accounts In Three Days As Twitter Had In A Year

Biz stone did an interview with Bloomberg TV today. Among other things, he revealed that Jelly may get a search feature in the future, and search might be how it ultimately monetizes the app. Stone also revealed that Jelly had …

Facebook Sociology: You’re More Likely to Post a Status If You See a Bunch of Statuses from Friends Facebook Sociology: You’re More Likely to Post a Status If You See a Bunch of Statuses from Friends

Facebook is always screwing around with their news feed algorithms, or what they call “trying to show you better, more relevant content.” It’s not like Facebook isn’t constantly tweaking this, but they’ve been doing it a lot lately – or …

Facebook To Show Users Less Text Status Updates From Pages Facebook To Show Users Less Text Status Updates From Pages

Last month, Facebook launched what some considered to be its “Panda update”. The company revealed that it had tweaked the News Feed algorithm to promote higher quality content, and essentially give more weight to news stories over memes and similar …

Pinterest Is Currently Testing Playable GIFs Pinterest Is Currently Testing Playable GIFs

Your Pinterest boards might get a little GIFfy in the near future. The social platform is currently allowing a test batch of users to pin playable GIFs – as confirmed in a statement: “We’re always working on ways to help …

Another Study Finds Teen Facebook Use On The Decline Another Study Finds Teen Facebook Use On The Decline

Yet another study has come out indicating that teen Facebook use has dropped significantly. Mashable points to data from GlobalWebIndex, saying that active teen users in the U.S. fell 11%. But Facebook still dominates the landscape. “The site continues to …

Now That’s How A Brand Should Use Jelly Now That’s How A Brand Should Use Jelly
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Brands are already (unsurprisingly) looking for ways to take advantage of Jelly, the new mobile Q&A app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone. Last week, after the app’s launch, we discussed how it might be useful for businesses out of pure …

@Jelly Guy Is Being Very Helpful To Confused Twitter Users Looking For Jelly @Jelly Guy Is Being Very Helpful To Confused Twitter Users Looking For Jelly

The guy that has the @Jelly Twitter handle, which Jelly tried to buy from him, is still pointing confused Twitter users to the proper account, all the while, showing how Jelly might want to consider upping the offer it made …

Horrific Real Life Emojis Ask a Serious Question Horrific Real Life Emojis Ask a Serious Question

What’s a text without an emoji? Boring, that’s what it is. If I don’t let you know that what I just said comes with a smile, a wink, a frown, or a kiss – well then how the hell are …

New Data Shows Just How Many Teens Facebook is Losing New Data Shows Just How Many Teens Facebook is Losing
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Though it may not mean the end of the world’s most popular social network, the demographic shift in Facebook members is leaving some analysts worried. Already reports are showing that Facebook is dead to teens, who are switching to more …

Imgur Launches MemeGen Meme Generator App For iOS Imgur Launches MemeGen Meme Generator App For iOS
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Last summer, Imgur launched its meme generator tool. Now it has a standalone mobile app version of it, which launched today. The app, for now at least, is only available for iOS, which is interesting considering Imgur launched its main …

Facebook Trending Topics Roll Out On Desktop Facebook Trending Topics Roll Out On Desktop

Facebook began testing Trending Topics last year on both desktop and mobile. On Thursday, the company announced that it is rolling out the new feature, called simply “Trending,” to desktop users “in select countries”. They’ll continue to test the feature …

Study Reveals Successful Language For Kickstarter Campaigns Study Reveals Successful Language For Kickstarter Campaigns

As the Kickstarter platform has gained popularity, more startups than ever are now using the service to crowdsource funding for their projects. Not every Kickstarter project, however, can be as successful as the Pebble watch or the Veronica Mars movie. …

Jelly Reflects On Its First Week, Says A Bunch Of New Features Coming Soon Jelly Reflects On Its First Week, Says A Bunch Of New Features Coming Soon

Jelly, the new mobile Q&A service from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, has been out for a week now, and the company has put out a new blog post reflecting on how its been received, and how people have been using …

Report: About 1/4 Of Questions On Jelly Are Being Answered Report: About 1/4 Of Questions On Jelly Are Being Answered

Jelly, the new visual Q&A app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, has been out for a week now, and some early third-party data regarding the app’s usage has surfaced. RJMetrics’ Robert Moore says he’s been collecting data on all the …