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Want To Increase Your Sales With Pinterest? Want To Increase Your Sales With Pinterest?
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This week, comScore put out its monthly list of the top 50 sites in the U.S. (in terms of unique visitors), and Pinterest made the list for the first time. It’s still growing. As it continues to attract more users, …

Pinterest Launches Website Verification Pinterest Launches Website Verification
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Pinterest announced that it is launching website verification, in order to let users verify when they are the owner of the site associated with their Pinterest profile. As Pinterest becomes a bigger player in ecommerce, this feature is going to …

Pinterest Adds User Blocking, Reporting Features Pinterest Adds User Blocking, Reporting Features
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Pinterest announced today that it has added new controls for people to block and report users. There is a “block user” feature, which can be accessed on an individual’ profile by hovering over the small flag icon on the right-hand …

Sex.com’s NFSW Pins Banned From Pinterest Sex.com’s NFSW Pins Banned From Pinterest
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Earlier this year, sex.com underwent a huge redesign and came out the other side looking like a Pinterest for porn. Sex.com, which was part of one of the most famous domain name legal battles ever, has seen many different looks …

How Valuable Is Pinterest To Online Retail Sites? How Valuable Is Pinterest To Online Retail Sites?
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A new study finds that Pinterest is proving to be quite valuable for online retailers. While it trails Facebook in a variety of metrics, it’s gaining ground in those, and is leading in one very important metric. Plus, Facebook’s dominance …

Over Half of Online Adults Post Pictures and Videos Over Half of Online Adults Post Pictures and Videos
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Pew Research says that photos and videos have become “key social currencies,” and they have some new figures to back that up. According to a recent report from their Internet & American Life Project, 56% of adult internet users posts …

Facebook Drives Most Retail Traffic, But Pinterest Drives the Big Spenders Facebook Drives Most Retail Traffic, But Pinterest Drives the Big Spenders
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Any retail site knows that social media is their friend. Not only do sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest have the massive user bases to drive traffic, but they also have the opportunity to drive traffic based on the trust …

Google+ Is Getting A Lot Bigger In Brazil Google+ Is Getting A Lot Bigger In Brazil
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It wasn’t that long ago that Google ruled social media in Brazil with Orkut. Recently, Facebook overtook Orkut in the country, and dominated the landscape there like it does in most places. Don’t count Google out just yet, however. New …

Pinterest Expands Into More Languages Pinterest Expands Into More Languages
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Pinterest announced today that it is expanding into a couple of new languages – Dutch and German. Pinterest is now available in the following languages: “Whatever language you speak, we work hard to make Pinterest a place to plan your …

Pinterest Mobile Apps Should Lead To More Users, Sales And Brand Engagement Pinterest Mobile Apps Should Lead To More Users, Sales And Brand Engagement

It’s remarkable how Pinterest has been able to gain such traction in the social media space with such dominant forces like Facebook and Twitter to compete with, although rather than directly competing, Pinterest has managed to use Facebook and Twitter …

Pinterest Finally Gets Android, iOS Apps Pinterest Finally Gets Android, iOS Apps

Finally, after all the hype that has surrounded Pinterest, it actually has mobile apps for Android and iOS (iPhone and iPad versions). It’s pretty impressive that the social network has been able to gain so much traction without such apps, …

Pinterest Is Now Open To Everyone (In Case You’ve Had Any Trouble Getting An Invite) Pinterest Is Now Open To Everyone (In Case You’ve Had Any Trouble Getting An Invite)
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Pinterest is finally now open to any user who wants to use it. You no longer have to be invited. It’s not as if an invitation was hard to come by, but this should only open the social network up …

Instagram Sees 40% Adoption From Top Brands Instagram Sees 40% Adoption From Top Brands

In the past few years, it’s become impossible for the world’s biggest brands to ignore social media. First, having a robust Facebook presence was imperative. Then, it was Twitter. Later, brands had to spread their resources across newer networks like …

Pinterest Does Some Recategorization, Adds New Categories Pinterest Does Some Recategorization, Adds New Categories
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Pinterest has added some new categories to its growing list. Considering the content that saturates the popular social network, I’m kind of surprised these categories didn’t already exist, but Pinterest has now added: Quotes, Tattoos and Weddings. Here’s a quick …

Pinterest Has a Graveyard for Failed Google Products Pinterest Has a Graveyard for Failed Google Products
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Google, like any large company, has had its share of failed products and services. Just this week, Google has shut down some of its products, including Google Video, Google Mini, and iGoogle. With the beta culture still alive and well …

Men Are From Reddit, Women Are From Pinterest [Infographic] Men Are From Reddit, Women Are From Pinterest [Infographic]
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While there is nothing inherently masculine about the way in which Google+ operates, we’ve seen time and time again that the demographic breakdown heavily favors men. Similarly, there’s nothing inherently feminine about the using Pinterest, but girls have flocked to …

Power Outages Force People to Face Life Without Instagram Power Outages Force People to Face Life Without Instagram
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Power outages, in addition to leaving over two million people without power, forced many to consider the question, “Is life worth living if I can’t post anything to Instagram?” The storms that ripped through the Eastern half of the United …

Here’s This Year’s Inc. 30 Under 30 List Here’s This Year’s Inc. 30 Under 30 List

Inc.com has unveiled the 30 Under 30 list for 2012. On the list, you’ll find the co-founders of Pinterest, the founder of Spotify, and the founder of Dwolla (the mobile payments platform that Ashton Kutcher is investing in), just to …

Pinterest Users Influence Social Media Shopping Pinterest Users Influence Social Media Shopping

Pinterest is one of the fastest-growing sites of its kind, seeing a huge leap in numbers in the past year as referrals from Facebook jumped past 60%; the number of users grew by about 4,000%. For a young startup, that’s …

[Update] Google I/O App Outs Pinterest For Android [Update] Google I/O App Outs Pinterest For Android

Update: A Pinterest spokesperson sent us this statement: “We’re excited about the Android platform and are working hard on building a great app. However, we don’t have plans to announce anything @ I/O.” They’re still going to be there according …

YouTube Introduces Video Boards On Pinterest YouTube Introduces Video Boards On Pinterest

Pinterest has been rolling out some cool new stuff lately, and one of them includes video pins. YouTube says they are eager to join in on the action, so they’ve created pinboards dedicated to specific interests–such as “The Beauty Corner” …