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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

Create incredible animated GIFs on your iPhone with Cinemagram

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When Apple unveiled the iPhone 4S the primary reason I upgraded from the iPhone 4 were the improvements made to the device’s camera – adding a backlit CMOS sensor, a custom image processing chip and a huge increase in shutter release speed. By no means am I a great photographer, but...
Create incredible animated GIFs on your iPhone with Cinemagram

Hipster CEO Also Apologizes For Address Book-Gate, Calls For “Application Privacy Summit [Guest Post]

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The following is a guest post from Hipster CEO Doug Ludlow, following yesterday and today’s revelations that select apps were uploading user’s entire address books to their database. We blew it, we’re sorry, and we’re going to make it right. It’s Hipster’s goal to provide a fun and beautiful service...
Hipster CEO Also Apologizes For Address Book-Gate, Calls For “Application Privacy Summit [Guest Post]

Tumblr Tuesday: What should I put on my Tumblr?

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Welcome to our twenty-fourth Tumblr Tuesday, where every Tuesday we celebrate our love of Tumblr by interviewing the mastermind behind a new blog. Tumblr, a New York City based startup, is like the FFFFound for the rest of the world. It’s as shareable and fast-paced as Twitter but populated with more...
Tumblr Tuesday: What should I put on my Tumblr?

Why "Instagram For Video" Apps Will Go Big

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The latest trend in smartphone apps is social video. That's because ever since Facebook acquired Instagram for $1 Billion, attention has focused on video sharing apps and whether one of them will win the next Zuckerberg lottery. The two leading contenders are Socialcam and Viddy. ReadWriteWeb's Alicia Eler profiled those...
Why "Instagram For Video" Apps Will Go Big

DATA: Pinterest Now Bigger Than Google+ And Tumblr For Brands

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Pinterest sharing is now greater than Google+ and Tumblr according to new data from social bookmarking service AddThis. The data dovetails with earlier reports that marketers were giving up on Google+ in favor of Pinterest, with its shopping-friendly audience. Sharing to Pinterest is 6% greater than Tumblr and 7% greater...
DATA: Pinterest Now Bigger Than Google+ And Tumblr For Brands
Mitt Romney iPhone app misspells America, sets internet ablaze

Spotify opens its music to the wider Web with new embeddable Play Button

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Spotify has gone from strength to strength since it launched in 2008, and last year its deep Facebook integration and US launch helped take the music-streaming service to the next level. From today, however, Spotify takes a pretty big step towards really establishing itself in the mainstream, as it rolls...
Spotify opens its music to the wider Web with new embeddable Play Button

Tumblr Tuesday: Meet the Editor behind #RealTalk from your Editor

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Welcome to our 30th Tumblr Tuesday, where every Tuesday we celebrate our love of Tumblr by interviewing the mastermind behind a new blog. Tumblr, a New York City based startup, is like the FFFFound for the rest of the world. It’s as shareable and fast-paced as Twitter but populated with more inspiring text...
Tumblr Tuesday: Meet the Editor behind #RealTalk from your Editor
The @outlook.com email addresses Microsoft forgot to reserve

Tumblr will get a Portuguese version to gain further ground in Brazil

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The microblogging platform Tumblr will soon be translated into Portuguese, its latest Brazilian hire Gina Gotthilf confirmed in an interview with the Brazilian blog Link Estadão, following her participation in the gigantic Campus Party Brazil. It’s been known for a couple weeks that the company was particularly interested in Brazil, and it...
Tumblr will get a Portuguese version to gain further ground in Brazil

Tumblr Tuesday on a Wednesday: Because this guy was busy texting Hillary Clinton

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Welcome to our twenty-ninth Tumblr Tuesday, where every Tuesday we celebrate our love of Tumblr by interviewing the mastermind behind a new blog. Tumblr, a New York City based startup, is like the FFFFound for the rest of the world. It’s as shareable and fast-paced as Twitter but populated with more inspiring text...
Tumblr Tuesday on a Wednesday: Because this guy was busy texting Hillary Clinton

Which Of These 3 Social Media Profiles Are You?

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You've got a new piece of content you want to share, but where do you put it? Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Tumblr, Pinterest, your Wordpress blog... all of the above?! With these and many other options to choose from, posting on the Web can be confusing - even a little stressful....
Which Of These 3 Social Media Profiles Are You?

Know Your Internet: What Is Pinterest and Why Should I Care?

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On the cold, crowded beach that is the Internet, another monster wave has been spotted on the horizon. This wave is called Pinterest and it looks like it could be -- or already is -- the Next Big Thing in social media. This week, Techcrunch blared, "Pinterest Reaches 10 Million...
Know Your Internet: What Is Pinterest and Why Should I Care?

Facebook, Google and YouTube gain the most from Pinterest’s traffic explosion

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We’ve already seen that Pinterest drives more traffic than Twitter, as well as more traffic than Google+, YouTube and LinkedIn combined, but one thing we haven’t heard much about is where all that traffic is actually going. Experian Hitwise revealed the top 20 sites that are benefitting from Pinterest’s traffic avalanche,...
Facebook, Google and YouTube gain the most from Pinterest’s traffic explosion

Re-energised MySpace just grabbed 1 million new users. Should Spotify be worried?

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Last month we took a look at how how many unique visitors social networks receive, and we came across the surprising statistic that MySpace gets more hits than either Google+, Tumblr and Pinterest. A new report from The New York Times shows that, not only is MySpace holding its ground...
Re-energised MySpace just grabbed 1 million new users. Should Spotify be worried?

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

TumbleOn gives iPad owners a gorgeous way to browse and share Tumblr photos

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There are certain image-heavy services that are just made for the iPad experience. Browsing sites like 500px, StumbleUpon and Tumblr are a joy, so it’s surprising that Tumblr still doesn’t have its own native iPad app. Luckily there’s always a talented developer or two willing to jump in and fill...
TumbleOn gives iPad owners a gorgeous way to browse and share Tumblr photos

Tumblr hits 20 billion posts, nears 50 billion hosted blogs

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New York City-based sharing service Tumblr continues to grow at an incredible pace, hitting 20 billion posts on Monday night, doubling in size in just over 6 months. Understated in its response to the milestone, the Tumblr team posted a tweet to notify its followers: Forgot to make a big...
Tumblr hits 20 billion posts, nears 50 billion hosted blogs

White House partners up with GroupMe, Gilt Groupe and Tumblr to create tech internships

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I love seeing the US government and startups work together for the greater good. No matter your political preference, the current administration in the White House has been embracing technology more than ever before, and that’s awesome. Back in January, we were proud to announce that Codecademy and the White House partnered...
White House partners up with GroupMe, Gilt Groupe and Tumblr to create tech internships

Who’d have thought? ‘Tumblr’ to soon overtake ‘blog’ on Google searches

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Tumblr is on the cusp of doing something quite incredible. Google searches mentioning the service are poised to surpass searches for ‘blog’ by the end of the year, showing that the New York-based company has truly established itself as the Web’s most popular blogging platform. Comparing the two terms, ‘blog’ is...
Who’d have thought? ‘Tumblr’ to soon overtake ‘blog’ on Google searches
‘Anonymous-OS’ is fake and packed with malware, Anonymous says
Spotify’s new Play button brings millions of tracks beyond Facebook to the open web

Every Major League Baseball Team Is Using Pinterest (Google+ and Tumblr, Too)

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Despite its reputation as a female-dominated social network — or perhaps because of that? — every team in Major League Baseball is now actively using Pinterest. All 30 MLB teams also have official pages on Google+ and officials blogs on Tumblr. And the league itself also has an official... Please...
Every Major League Baseball Team Is Using Pinterest (Google+ and Tumblr, Too)

F.ounders Hits New York To Gather The Next Wave Of Global Tech Stars

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The are almost too many tech events in the calendar these days to mark any particular one out as being worthy of note. I say almost because, on the global stage at least, TechCrunch Disrupt (Ok, Ok, but still…) remains up there because of how much other media attend and,...
F.ounders Hits New York To Gather The Next Wave Of Global Tech Stars

Tumblr to ban self-harm blogs

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The blogging website Tumblr has announced plans to remove posts which promote self-harm and eating disorders...
Tumblr to ban self-harm blogs

I Can Haz Self-Expression? Turn Drawings, GIFs, Songs, Anything Into Websites With The New Hive

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You don’t have to be an artist to make art, or a comedian to make lulz…at least not on The New Hive, where you can create one-off websites by drag-and-dropping any type of content. Upload some pics of friends, draw mustaches on them, and embed a ridiculous soundtrack from SoundCloud....
I Can Haz Self-Expression? Turn Drawings, GIFs, Songs, Anything Into Websites With The New Hive
ooVoo Rolls Out Video Chat Apps For iPad And Facebook

Tumblr to begin offering paid ads

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Blogging platform Tumblr is to introduce paid advertising despite its founder having previously attacked the idea....
Tumblr to begin offering paid ads

How Tumblr plans to monetize: self-promotion and optimized features for brands

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Back in January, when we spoke to Tumblr founder David Karp, he emphasized the fact that improving content discovery on the blogging platform is a top priority for the team. In an interview today with AdAdage, Karp gave a little bit more insight into how Tumblr is going to go...
How Tumblr plans to monetize: self-promotion and optimized features for brands
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