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Pinterest Hits 10 Million Monthly Uniques Faster Than Any Standalone Site Ever

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It’s beautiful, it’s addictive, and now Pinterest is having its glorious hockey stick moment. TechCrunch has attained exclusive data from comScore showing Pinterest just hit 11.7 million unique monthly visitors, crossing the 10 million mark faster than any other standalone site in history. In fact, users are spending so much...
Pinterest Hits 10 Million Monthly Uniques Faster Than Any Standalone Site Ever

Pinterest is quietly generating revenue by modifying user submitted pins.

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I swore I wasn’t going to write about Pinterest again for a while after finishing a six part series of blog posts, but major developments keeping coming and no major news organizations see to be covering them. If you post a pin to Pinterest, and it links to an ecommerce...
Pinterest is quietly generating revenue by modifying user submitted pins.

How Pinterest is secretly profiting from your links

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Is surprise-hit Pinterest covertly capitalizing on the product-sharing behaviors of its burgeoning user base? Evidence amassed by insightful observers suggests as much. Pinterest is the invite-only digital pin-board site where people, mostly arts and crafts enthusiasts between the ages of 25 and 44, “pin” products, recipes, and photos to themed...
How Pinterest is secretly profiting from your links

Repinly gives you insight into the most popular content on Pinterest

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As Pinterest’s growth show no signs of slowing down, a whole slew of third party applications and sites built around the social network are vying for ‘pinners’ attention, and Repinly is the latest one to make it on to our radar. Repinly is a Pinterest directory which makes it easy...
Repinly gives you insight into the most popular content on Pinterest

Attorney Says Pinterest Needs To Change It Digital Copyright Policy

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Questions continue to mount about Pinterest's uneasy relationship with copyright law, with one attorney (and avid Pinterest user) saying the company needs to upgrade its Digital Millenium Copyright Act policies or risk being shut down. Connie Mableson, an attorney in Phoenix, offers a point-by-point breakdown of where Pinterest's DMCA policy...
Attorney Says Pinterest Needs To Change It Digital Copyright Policy

Here's The Secret, Clever Way Pinterest Is Making Money

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Pinterest is growing like crazy — but how does it actually plan to make money? Josh Davis over at LLSocial has a theory: Pinterest swaps out links on pins on Pinterest with "affiliate links," which will return some kind of commission of the person visiting the site buys the...
Here's The Secret, Clever Way Pinterest Is Making Money

This Pinterest user turned her account into an online CV, and it’s landed her a job offer

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What do you do when you’re looking to get hired by a specific startup? If you’re Jeanne Hwang, and that startup happens to be Pinterest, well the obvious answer is create a Pinterest board saying as much. Jeanne Hwang is a Harvard Business School graduate, has six years work experience...
This Pinterest user turned her account into an online CV, and it’s landed her a job offer

Amazon and Etsy are two of the most popular sources of content on Pinterest. Time to monetize?

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Zoomsphere, a social media statistics tool, is now giving users a little bit of insight into the most popular sources of content on Pinterest. Vying for the number one spot are Google and Etsy. At the time of writing this, Google is in the number one spot for daily pins, but that...
Amazon and Etsy are two of the most popular sources of content on Pinterest. Time to monetize?

Floq map of Australian tech startups shows what’s up down under

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Not so long ago we had a little chat with Australian survey software startup Floq, which mentioned that it is using its own software to start a map of its home country, showing where the fresh new tech companies are emerging. True to its word, Floq has launched its interactive map...
Floq map of Australian tech startups shows what’s up down under
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How Brands Are Using Pinterest - And What They Can Do Better

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This year's hottest new online service is undoubtedly Pinterest, the "virtual pinboard" website. Once a social site becomes popular with consumers, brands soon follow. In 2011 brands flocked to Google+ when it became the hot new thing. Now, in 2012, brands are beginning to make their way onto Pinterest....
How Brands Are Using Pinterest - And What They Can Do Better
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Flickr Adds Pinterest Buttons To Photo Sharing; All Images Will Be Pinned With Attributions

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Yahoo-owned Flickr is one of the largest content sources for Pinterest, with users posting Flickr images on the pinboard sharing site in droves. But in order to Pin a Flickr photo on Pinterest, you had to use Pinterest’s own Pin button, and you couldn’t Pin photos to pinboards directly from...
Flickr Adds Pinterest Buttons To Photo Sharing; All Images Will Be Pinned With Attributions

App turns Android tabs into math tools for the visually impaired (video)

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Two high school students are taking part in a bit of an experiment at Vanderbilt University. The college's Medical and Electromechanical Design Laboratory (MED Lab) is working on an Android app that turns tablets into a teaching aid for the visually impaired. Areas of math that rely heavily on...
App turns Android tabs into math tools for the visually impaired (video)

The how and why of a 4-inch iPhone

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It seems increasingly likely that the next iPhone will have a larger screen that is the same width as the current device, but taller, reaching 4″ diagonally. There are still some interesting things to consider about the why. Specifically, I’m interested in why exactly Apple feels that this move is...
The how and why of a 4-inch iPhone

Pinterest drives more revenue per click than Twitter or Facebook

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If you’re an e-commerce marketer and you’re not already on the Pinterest bandwagon, you need to hop on it as soon as you can. Pinterest is the first social network that’s delivering not only lots of traffic but also real revenue and lots of new customers. I know this because...
Pinterest drives more revenue per click than Twitter or Facebook

How Pinterest is Making Money

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Like a certain social network that came before it, Pinterest already appears to be doing a few things behind the scenes. CNN reports that the popular virtual pinboard social network site has been "appending affiliate links to some pins," particularly those featuring goods from Amazon, eBay, Target and thousands more...
How Pinterest is Making Money

Apple's Smaller iOS Device Dock Connector Said to Include 19 Pins

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Back in February, iMore reported that Apple was working on a smaller dock connector for its iOS devices, seeking to shave the size of the current 30-pin connector in order to allow its devices to shrink further and to provide space for other components. Rumors of the smaller dock connector...
Apple's Smaller iOS Device Dock Connector Said to Include 19 Pins

Surprise! Liquidmetal Is Already Being Used In Apple Products (LQMT, AAPL)

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An interesting nugget of information was recently revealed by Liquidmetal Technologies CEO, Tom Steipp. Steipp announced that his company's technology is already being used in a commercial capacity, "on a number of accounts, most recently by Apple computer." 9to5Mac discovered the video below, which is possibly aimed at investors. However, Steipp doesn't...
Surprise! Liquidmetal Is Already Being Used In Apple Products (LQMT, AAPL)

Why Pinterest isn't just for girls

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There's a lot of talk about the new site where you can essentially make big lists of things and pictures that you like. But what does it look like from the inside?When I suggested I should write about Pinterest, the technology editor chortled in return: "Everyone says It Is For...
Why Pinterest isn't just for girls
How Pinterest spammer 'Steve' reaps thousands of dollars a day with a network of fashion bots
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Pinterest pins down funds from Japanese e-commerce giant

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Rakuten is expected to invest $50 million as part of a round that values the social photo-sharing site at $1.5 billion, according to an All Things D report. [Read more]...
Pinterest pins down funds from Japanese e-commerce giant
Flickr teams with Pinterest, releases share button for proper photo attribution

Bing Maps Updates Map Pins, Adds Drag & Drop Routes & More

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The Bing Maps Blog announced several enhancements to Bing Maps. In summary, the changes include: A refresh to the Pushpin buttons and Popup menu Transit symbols and icons were improved Added sharing options to transit directions Ability to now drag to modify your route The explore venue maps option... Please...
Bing Maps Updates Map Pins, Adds Drag & Drop Routes & More

Game appoints administrators but PwC pins hopes on sell-off

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PwC's Mike Jervis said they were 'hopeful' that a buyer could be found for the chain which has nearly 6,000 UK staff 600 UK storesVideo games specialist Game has officially entered administration with the appointment of PwC ahead of a swift restructuring that is expected to result in heavy job...
Game appoints administrators but PwC pins hopes on sell-off
How much is a tweet worth? About 1/10,000 as much as a Yelp review

Who's Winning The Battle For The Interest Graph: Facebook, Google+ or Twitter?

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Do you use Google+ more than Facebook? Are you an avid Twitter user, but not so active on Google+? Do you auto-share online media, such as songs or news articles, onto Facebook? These are just some of the questions being asked in the ongoing evolution of the "Interest Graph," succinctly...
Who's Winning The Battle For The Interest Graph: Facebook, Google+ or Twitter?

Startup studio Science acquires ‘Klout for Pinterest’

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Pinpuff, a Klout-like startup for Pinterest, launched by a 20-year-old from India, is Los Angeles-bound. Startup studio Science announced Tuesday that it is acquiring the small startup and moving its founder Ammrita Sharma to its California headquarters. Michael Jones, the former MySpace CEO who launched Science, said Pinpuff came on...
Startup studio Science acquires ‘Klout for Pinterest’

President Obama Joins Pinterest

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Who says Pinterest is a social networking site just for females? Don’t tell that to President Barack Obama, who today became one of Pinterest’s newest members. The Obama campaign announced the Pinterest account today via Twitter, and the followers are already flocking to see his pins... Please visit Marketing Land...
President Obama Joins Pinterest
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