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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, …

Twitter Makes Mobile Apps More Search-Friendly Twitter Makes Mobile Apps More Search-Friendly
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Twitter announced that it has updated its search feature on Android and iOS, making it more useful for actually finding stuff. With the update, users can toggle between top tweets and all tweets at the top of the search results, …

LinkedIn Lets Brands Showcase Their Products LinkedIn Lets Brands Showcase Their Products
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LinkedIn announced new “Showcase Pages,” for companies who want to show off specific brands and products, which users will be able to follow separately. Microsoft, for example, has one for Office. Adobe has one for Marketing Cloud. HP has one …

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 …

Twitter Expands Its Alert System Twitter Expands Its Alert System

Twitter launched a new alert system for emergencies and other important information back in September. This morning, the company announced that it is expanding into the UK and Ireland. Nearly sixty accounts in the region have signed up to participate. …

Pinterest Reportedly Getting Into The Travel Business Pinterest Reportedly Getting Into The Travel Business
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Pinterest’s popularity seems to be taking it into some interesting directions. Earlier this year, the visual social network moved toward ecommerce with product pins. These enable users to see pricing, availability and information about where to buy items they see …

Pinterest Launches API, Partners With A Bunch Of Sites Pinterest Launches API, Partners With A Bunch Of Sites

Pinterest has launched an API, and partnered with a handful of brands to surface popular pins on their websites. Participating brands include AllRecipes, Better Homes and Garden, BuzzFeed, Disney’s Babble and BabyZone, Elle Magazine, Mashable, ModCloth, NBC News Digital’s iVillage, …

Twitter Ads Get Better, Expand To More Businesses Twitter Ads Get Better, Expand To More Businesses
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Now that it’s a public company, Twitter will eternally have a lot of questions to answer regarding revenue. The company’s monetization efforts have been criticized heavily for years, and are obviously now in a greater spotlight than ever. Twitter just …

Cheyenne Woods: Heir to Woods Golf Throne? Cheyenne Woods: Heir to Woods Golf Throne?
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Tiger Woods had better watch his back. He’s not the only one with golf skills in that family. This is Cheyenne Woods, Tiger Woods‘ neice and, by the looks of it, possible heir to the golf throne. The 23-year-old daughter …

Lily Allen Defends Video, Denies Racism Lily Allen Defends Video, Denies Racism
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Lily Allen is under fire right now for her new video, “Hard Out Here” in which she takes on issues concerning the objectification of women and the double standard in the music industry. Now she faces allegations, though they are …

Facebook Tried To Buy Snapchat For $3 Billion [Report] Facebook Tried To Buy Snapchat For $3 Billion [Report]
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Snapchat reportedly turned down a $3 billion (or more) acquisition by Facebook. The private messaging company must really think it’s on to something special. Facebook must think so too. That’s three times what it paid for Instagram. This piece of …

Twitter Sending Out Invites to Select Android Users Twitter Sending Out Invites to Select Android Users

Twitter is sending out golden tickets in the form of notifications to invite beta group testers to a new alpha testing program. Instead of just relying on bug reports for test version feedback, Twitter will now reissue these versions along …

Miranda Lambert Love Floods Twitter Miranda Lambert Love Floods Twitter

MIranda Lambert made a huge splash last night at the CMA’s looking toned and healthy for her big win! She won her fourth Female Vocalist of the Year Award, as well as the admiration of many fans when she debuted …

Twitter IPO Flies High At $26 Per Share Twitter IPO Flies High At $26 Per Share

Twitter’s stock price has now been priced at $26 and will start trading from Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol “TWTR”. The company is now valued at $18 billion, and it is expected that the …

Facebook Changes Up The ‘Like’ And ‘Share’ Buttons Facebook Changes Up The ‘Like’ And ‘Share’ Buttons
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Facebook is giving the Like and Share buttons a makeover, essentially making them bluer. Here’s what the buttons will soon look like on sites around the web: As pictured above, Facebook is also now giving webmasters the option to use …

Twitter And Bing Renew Search Deal Twitter And Bing Renew Search Deal
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Bing announced today that it has renewed its search deal with Twitter, which provides tweets in search results for a “near real-time” experience. Bing had this to say in a blog post: At Bing, we believe that for every search …

Little Elm Lockdown:Threat Prompts High School Lockdown
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Students, staff, and faculty members at Little Elm High School in the aptly named town of Little Elm, Texas were given a shock this morning as the school was placed under lockdown. The school was informed of a threat that …

Pinterest Adds ‘Related Pins’ To Your Home Feed Pinterest Adds ‘Related Pins’ To Your Home Feed
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Pinterest announced today that it is going to start putting recommendations dubbed “related Pins” in your home feed. While this means you will be getting content from boards that you aren’t necessarily following, it also means that you will have …

Does LinkedIn Intro Give You ‘Shivers’ Or B2B Email Optimism? Does LinkedIn Intro Give You ‘Shivers’ Or B2B Email Optimism?
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LinkedIn launched a new email tool this week that is actually pretty innovative, and could have a significant impact on business to business email communications. Security experts are not sold on it, however, with one notable industry voice saying that …

Facebook Discusses Ranking Graph Search Results Facebook Discusses Ranking Graph Search Results

About a month ago, Facebook finally added the ability to find status updates and other posts in Graph Search, though the feature is still slowly rolling out (like pretty much everything else Facebook announces – “new” News Feed anyone?). Since …

Danielle Fishel Fires Back At Haters Over Twitter
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Danielle Fishel married her longtime boyfriend Tim Belusko in Los Angeles over the weekend. If Fishel’s name is not ringing a bell right away, then perhaps you will recognize her as the iconic role of Topange Lawrence that the actress …