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Google+ Never Needed Instagram Google+ Never Needed Instagram
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While it’s common knowledge that Facebook recently purchased Instagram for $1 billion quite quickly, it has now been revealed that Google was never interested in the photo sharing platform in the first place, according to Google’s VP of Corporate Development …

How to Make the Most of Your Pinterest Pins Part 2 How to Make the Most of Your Pinterest Pins Part 2

A couple of days ago we shared with you an Infographic on how to get the most engagement from your Pinterest Pins. Tips included the best times to pin, what types of things to pin, and what to write in …

Pinterest Now Supports Vimeo Pinterest Now Supports Vimeo
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Pinterest just announced that its users now have to ability to pin Vimeo clips alongside of YouTube content on its video feed. The interface is pretty much the same as usual, with Pinterest users describing their video pins. To pin …

Facebook And Instagram Represent An Important Shift In Social Marketing Strategy Facebook And Instagram Represent An Important Shift In Social Marketing Strategy
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“It seems that Facebook acquired Instagram for two reasons,” Roger Katz, CEO of Friend2Friend, tells WebProNews. Friend2Friend does some of Universal Pictures’ social media campaigns. “The first is clearly a mobile play: Apple and Google are the players who control …

The Cash Value of Social Media Information [Infographic] The Cash Value of Social Media Information [Infographic]

Ever wonder how our social media platforms make enough money to continue to operate? What is the value of the information we send to our social media profiles? These are interesting questions and the folks at backupify.com have been wondering …

How to Make the Most of Your Pinterest Pins How to Make the Most of Your Pinterest Pins
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This infographic from not99 breaks down some interesting statistics about some of their social media campaigns on Pinterest. I assume that these stats will not hold exactly true for everyone, but it is a good template to follow for your …

Pinterest for Educators: Virtual Bulletin Boards [Infographic] Pinterest for Educators: Virtual Bulletin Boards [Infographic]

Anybody who does a great deal of research online will tell social networking sites can be an invaluable tool for searching, saving, and sharing what you find out there on the web. This next infographic from OnlineUniversity.Com reveals some excellent …

MapQuest Makes Pinning Maps on Pinterest Easier MapQuest Makes Pinning Maps on Pinterest Easier

MapQuest has just made it easier to pin maps onto Pinterest. The social media site has been picking up tremendous steam over the past few months, and this new addition is sure to add a lot more pins. People has …

Pinterest Rockets To Third Most Popular Social Site Pinterest Rockets To Third Most Popular Social Site

Popular social media site Pinterest is shattering records all over the Interwebs. The site, which allows users called “pinners” to post “boards” of collections full of images, has seen rapid growth in the past months. We have copyright violations, Pinterest …

Pinterest Adds Pinboard Covers; No Private Boards Pinterest Adds Pinboard Covers; No Private Boards

Pinterest announced today that it is now implementing a common request from its many pinners, or users of its site. On the popular social media site’s blog they touted the ability for user to now create “covers” for their pinboards. …

Pinterest Users Combat Thinspo With Anti-Thinspo Pins Pinterest Users Combat Thinspo With Anti-Thinspo Pins

To be completely honest and upfront about my feeling on “thinspo” (Thin+ inspirational), I actually have mixed feelings. On one hand, I feel like social media users should be able to share pictures, motivational images, etc. that promotes a lifestyle …

Only 40% of Marketing Firms Using Google+ Only 40% of Marketing Firms Using Google+
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Data from Social Media Examiner’s fourth annual survey of marketing firms business owners has shown that only 40% of marketers have been utilizing Google+, but that many claim that they’d like to start using the social network. Facebook is still …

Paul Sciarra Explains Pinterest Departure Paul Sciarra Explains Pinterest Departure

It was recently reported that Pinterest co-founder Paul Sciarra was leaving the company within the next week or two, though reasons for his departure remained vague. Then, late last night, Sciarra confirmed and lightly explained his resignation in a blog …

Pinterest Co-Founder Paul Sciarra Resigns Pinterest Co-Founder Paul Sciarra Resigns

Paul Sciarra, co-founder of Pinterest, is leaving the company, according to multiple sources to reporting to Startup Grind. It isn’t clear why Sciarra has opted to leave, but sources claim that he will be out within the next week or …

Facebook “Fueling The Fire” When It Comes To Eating Disorders Facebook “Fueling The Fire” When It Comes To Eating Disorders

Have you ever been browsing Facebook and come across a photo of yourself that made you think, “man I should probably hit the gym?” While that sort of incident might be harmless motivation, one study is suggesting that Facebook could …

President Obama Joins Pinterest, Wants All Your Themed Cake Recipes President Obama Joins Pinterest, Wants All Your Themed Cake Recipes

President Obama is having a busy week. Between the campaign season becoming more and more intense with every passing day and the Supreme Court looking into his health care law, the Commander in Chief probably didn’t have time to open …

Despite Ban, Pinterest Still Full Of “Self-Harming” Thinspo Content [UPDATED] Despite Ban, Pinterest Still Full Of “Self-Harming” Thinspo Content [UPDATED]
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There’s a lot of stuff on the internet. This might sound obvious, and it is – but just think about how many different ideas are expressed throughout all the little nooks and crannies of the interwebs. It’s inevitable that some …

Pinterest Changes Terms of Service In A Pro-Consumer Way Pinterest Changes Terms of Service In A Pro-Consumer Way
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Terms of service is one of those things that every social media service has and many users never read. If you do take the time to read them, however, you learn the horrifying truth that most Web sites don’t care …

Pinterest Picks Up Facebook’s Monetization Man Pinterest Picks Up Facebook’s Monetization Man

Forbes Magazine revealed yesterday that the man who was once head of monetization efforts for Facebook is now doing the same thing for Pinterest. Tim Kendall was with Facebook from 2006-2010 as director of monetization. Facebook’s David Fischer, VP of …

Pinterest Could Have Trouble From Getty Images Pinterest Could Have Trouble From Getty Images

TechCrunch reports that Jonathan Klein of Getty Images doesn’t have a problem with people using the photos that his company distributes, even if they’re not paying for them. Until… that company starts making money. Klein was at SXSW this year …

Pinterest’s DMCA Notices Can Be Handled By Amazon Pinterest’s DMCA Notices Can Be Handled By Amazon
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For the past couple of months, questions concerning