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Pinterest May Be Moving To San Francisco Pinterest May Be Moving To San Francisco

There’s a little sharing-site called Pinterest that’s been in the news a lot lately for various reasons, including their purported battle with Getty Images and their own users regarding copyrights. But a recent rumor, pretty much confirmed by TechCrunch yesterday, …

The Pinterest/Getty Images Battle The Pinterest/Getty Images Battle
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Photo-sharing site Pinterest has had its share of legal troubles in the past, mostly because trying to keep up with every single image uploaded on a daily basis–as well as their origin–is a daunting task. Trying to police copyrights on …

The Social Media Leaders [Infographic] The Social Media Leaders [Infographic]
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So you think you know everything about social media and networking? Well the truth is, it has been around a lot longer than Facebook, but like a lot of things on the internet, we don’t hear about them until they …

The Social Mobile Shopping World [Infographic] The Social Mobile Shopping World [Infographic]
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We all know that the internet has taken the place of the good old fashioned passtime of window shopping. There’s no need to wander the streets gazing into window displays or searching for new products in the stores that line …

Fancy Hits 1 Million Users Fancy Hits 1 Million Users
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New York startup Fancy, an online catalog and high-end Pinterest competitor, today announced that it’s hit 1 million users, presently sees an average of $50,000 worth of commerce move through its platform weekly, and has updated its iOS app. Fancy …

Spammers Make Up 40% of the Social Web Spammers Make Up 40% of the Social Web

Online security firm Impermium has just reported that up to 40% of all social media accounts are created by spammers, and this number has doubled over the last six months. Spammers exploit the sharing features on social networks to spread …

Can We Blame Social Sites For HP’s Restructuring? Can We Blame Social Sites For HP’s Restructuring?

Over the next couple years, print giant Hewlett Packard will scale back their workforce by as much as 8%, or 27,000 people. It is all part of a massive initiative to restructure the way the company does business, and to …

Google+ Is from Mars, Pinterest Is from Venus Google+ Is from Mars, Pinterest Is from Venus

So every webpage you visit these days is required to have a minimum of twenty social media buttons so that visitors can send updates of their internet activities shooting across the web for all to see. I bet you didn’t …

Social Media Recap [Infographic] Social Media Recap [Infographic]

The SEO Company, an English search engine optimization specialist, has teamed up with Louisville, Kentucky-based e-marketing company NowSourcing, to produce the Social Media 2012 Infographic. Pinterest’s meteoric rise is mentioned, though recent reports have noted a loss of popularity. Hacker …

You Should Use Pinterest, According to Bing You Should Use Pinterest, According to Bing
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Bing’s Duane Forrester, who for all intents and purposes, is the search engine’s counterpart to Google’s Matt Cutts (they sometimes speak together at conferences), posted to the Bing Blog over the weekend, to give some advice on recovering from Google’s …

Pinterest Raises $100 Million at $1.5 Billion Valuation Pinterest Raises $100 Million at $1.5 Billion Valuation

Regardless of varying reports of Pinterest’s growth as of late, the social photo-sharing site was still able to raise $100 million in venture capital, with a valuation of $1.5 billion. Tokyo-based Rakuten, Inc., one of the world’s largest internet companies, …

Pinterest Losing Facebook Connected Users Pinterest Losing Facebook Connected Users

It was reported last month that Pinterest has been losing a bit of steam as of late, and users, which some had attributed to mere growing pains for the fledgeling platform. New stats from AppData confirm this trend, which shows …

Social Network User Activity Stats Social Network User Activity Stats
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Web design firm GO-gulf.com has compiled an infographic entitled “User Activity Comparison Of Popular Social Networking Sites,” which compares usage of the five most popular social networking sites – Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linkedin, and Pinterest. Facebook, which is getting ready …

Pinterest Image Guide for Users [Infographic] Pinterest Image Guide for Users [Infographic]
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If you are a Pinterest fan or you are just getting started using their virtual bulletin Boards, there are some things you might want to know in order to optimize your results with the site. This next infographic gives users …

Order the Newly Released ‘Pinterest’ from 1992 Order the Newly Released ‘Pinterest’ from 1992

We have been covering squirrel-monkey’s videos for a while now. I guess we just have a taste for nostalgia. Either that or we love to feel really old. Their latest video shows us what Pinterest would have looked like in …

Payments Startup Gumroad Raises $7 Million Payments Startup Gumroad Raises $7 Million

Nineteen-year-old Sahil Lavingia’s online payments company Gumroad has raised $7 million in its first round of funding led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, according to the young entrepreneur’s blog. Young people are making bank in Silicon Valley, and interestingly, …

Pinterest Beats Facebook in Social Commerce Pinterest Beats Facebook in Social Commerce
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Pinterest is beating Facebook in the way of e-commerce, according to this nifty infographic. But it is important to recognize the source when analysing this data. Pinterest users spend more and visit more according to Boticca.com, who recently released a …

BigCommerce Launches Pinterest Integration BigCommerce Launches Pinterest Integration

BigCommerce, the world’s fastest growing e-commerce platform, has announced the launch of its new Pinterest integration. The company, which presently hosts roughly 25,000 clients, was established in 2009 in Sydney, and currently has offices in Austin, TX. Merchants who use …

Pinterest Is Crowdsourcing The Site’s Translation Pinterest Is Crowdsourcing The Site’s Translation
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Pinterest wants to translate their site into other languages and they are seeking translators to assist them. Here’s what they had to say in a blog post: At Pinterest, we’ve always wanted to make it easy for people all over …

Sex.com Now Fashions Itself As Pinboard For Porn Sex.com Now Fashions Itself As Pinboard For Porn
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Has anyone visited sex.com recently? Unless you’re an 11-year-old first day on the internet kid or a retired guy with their first cable connection, probably not. If you’re looking to find porn, going to sex.com or porn.com is just one …

Flickr Introduces Pinterest Attributed Sharing Flickr Introduces Pinterest Attributed Sharing

[UPDATE] Today Pinterest is also rolling out similar attribution for Behance, Vimeo, and YouTube. Check out the Pinterest blog for all of the details. [ORIGINAL] Flickr today announced a new way to share Flickr photos, favorites, groups, and galleries. On …