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YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn & Twitter Are All Better Than Facebook For Post-Click Engagement [Report] YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn & Twitter Are All Better Than Facebook For Post-Click Engagement [Report]

Shareaholic has a new report out called “Social Referrals That Matter,” which looks at the average visit duration, pages per visit, and bounce rates for visitors to its network of sites from the top 8 social media platforms. The report …

More Details About Pinterest’s Upcoming Ads Revealed More Details About Pinterest’s Upcoming Ads Revealed

As you may know by now, Pinterest is gearing up to launch its Promoted Pins ad product after testing since last fall. Here’s what they looked like back then (it doesn’t look like they’ve changed much). They pretty much look …

Pinterest Ads Are Coming In Q2 [Report] Pinterest Ads Are Coming In Q2 [Report]

Pinterest announced its forthcoming ads in September, and began testing the “Promoted Pins” the next month. Now, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that the ads will get a proper launch in the second quarter, which isn’t too far off. …

Pinterest Ads Aren’t Going To Be Cheap Pinterest Ads Aren’t Going To Be Cheap

It looks like advertising on Pinterest is going to be pretty costly, at least at first. The company first announced its forthcoming ads back in September, and began testing Promoted Pins shortly thereafter, but only in search results or category …

Pinterest Just Made Shopping Easier Pinterest Just Made Shopping Easier

Pinterest has launched a new “Gifts” feed among the rest of its categories. The feed is meant specifically to get products that are actually for sale in front of users. The company calls it a “work-in-progress,” so we’ll likely see …

Martha Stewart Offers Best Sex Advice on Reddit Martha Stewart Offers Best Sex Advice on Reddit

Reddit is like the Pinterest for men providing enormous amounts of random facts, stories, pictures and endless hours of entertainment. Every so often Reddit dedicates a portion of their entertaining tactics to the ever-popular AMA’s. Not familiar? The AMA’s or …

Pinterest Lets You Create As Many Secret Boards As You Like Pinterest Lets You Create As Many Secret Boards As You Like

After numerous requests from users, Pinterest finally launched Secret Boards in late 2012. Listening to feedback it has gotten since then, the company has now gone a step forward, and let users create as many of them as they like. …

Pinterest Makes It Super Easy to Pin Pinterest Makes It Super Easy to Pin

Pinterest has just updated the Pin It Button for Google Chrome, and it will no doubt make it easier for the Pinterest-obsessed to build their boards. Now, when you hover over an image in Chrome, you’ll automatically see a “Pin …

Chocolate Covered Strawberries: Pinterest Style Chocolate Covered Strawberries: Pinterest Style
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Do you love chocolate covered strawberries? Are you thinking about buying them as a treat for yourself or someone else this Valentine’s Day? While chocolate covered strawberries are a signature Valentine’s Day treat and the perfect gift for almost anyone, …

Pinterest Keeps Expanding with Launch in Indonesia Pinterest Keeps Expanding with Launch in Indonesia

Pinterest has just announced that the site is now accessible in Indonesian. That means that the site is now available in almost two dozen languages. Just a week ago, Pinterest launched in Korean. With those recent languages expansions, users can …

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. …

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 …

Can Search Improvements Make Pinterest More Valuable To Businesses? Can Search Improvements Make Pinterest More Valuable To Businesses?
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Pinterest is becoming a better search engine, and it’s likely only getting started. Have you ever used Pinterest specifically to search for something? Do you think it is capable of providing helpful results for certain types of queries? Share your …

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 …

Pinterest Acquires VisualGraph And Its Visual Search Technology Pinterest Acquires VisualGraph And Its Visual Search Technology

Pinterest announced today that it has acquired VisualGraph, an image recognition and visual search technology startup. “VisualGraph’s two employees — founder Kevin Jing and colleague David Liu — will be joining the Pinterest engineering team today,” a spokesperson for Pinterest …

National Cookie Day Is Here: The Best Recipes National Cookie Day Is Here: The Best Recipes

National Cookie Day is finally here, kids, and Pinterest is one of the best places to look if you want to find unique recipes to wow your company Christmas party (or just shove into your face). Here’s a roundup of …

Pinterest Down, Users Having Login Issues Pinterest Down, Users Having Login Issues
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Uh oh. With hosts scrambling to come up with that killer recipe for their Thanksgiving dinners and early holiday shoppers looking for great gift ideas, Pinterest is suffering an outage. Users are currently having issues logging in to the site. …

Pinterest Goes Travel Magazine With Place Pins Pinterest Goes Travel Magazine With Place Pins

Late last week, reports emerged claiming that Pinterest would soon launch a new travel feature. The company has now made it official with the launch of Place Pins. “Every day, people pin nearly 1.5 million destinations they want to see, …

Bing Lets You Connect Social Pages To Webmaster Tools Bing Lets You Connect Social Pages To Webmaster Tools
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Bing announced a new Connected Pages feature for its Webmaster Tools offering, enabling webmasters to connect their various other official pages to their account, and track how users are getting to them. You can now connect your pages from Facebook, …

Pinterest Continues International Expansion Pinterest Continues International Expansion

Last week, Pinterest announced its launch in Japan after previously launching in the UK, France and Italy. The company has since announced its launch in the Nordics. “For the past month, we’ve worked alongside our community to translate Pinterest in …