The Pinterest team has noticed that more and more boards were being created around vacations and travel plans with 1.5 million places pinned each day. So to help people turn their travel inspiration into a reality, Pinterest has introduced Place Pins. Place Pins combine the imagery of sophisticated map technology with your Pins, making them… Continue reading Pinterest Introduces Map-Powered Place Pins for Your Travel Adventures
This just in: articles are cool again. Recently Facebook made article thumbnails shared by Pages appear much larger in the News Feed than before. And starting today, Pinterest is also rolling out a new look for article pins! Now pinned articles will display more detailed information, including the article’s headline, author, description, and link, all… Continue reading Articles Are Pinteresting Again!
Has your employer blocked you from using social media at work? While the debate as to the usefulness of sites like Facebook at work rages on, one in five Americans can’t access the site at work. Nearly 15% are cut out from Twitter, too, while on company time, with sites like YouTube, Pinterest, and LinkedIn… Continue reading REPORT: 20% of Americans Are Blocked from Facebook at Work
There comes a day when just about every successful social network eventually opens its doors to advertisers, and today marks that occasion for Pinterest. To ensure the continued success of the site, Pinterest has started experimenting with promoting posts from select groups of businesses. Their founder Ben Silverman, knows this concept is likely to be… Continue reading Open for Business: Pinterest to Add ‘Promoted Pins’
In May Pinterest added a great feature for online shoppers that allowed brands to post product prices in their pins. Since product pins update automatically, shoppers could always be sure to find accurate information on Pinterest. Now, to make your online shopping even easier, Pinterest has added price alerts to product pins. When the price… Continue reading Pinterest Will Now Send Price Alerts to Help You Save
Pinterest wants to make the site more engaging and interesting for you, so in the next few weeks it will be trying out new ways to help you see more of the pins you like, and fewer of those you don’t. Using the new Edit Home Feed button, you can get your feed just the… Continue reading Pinterest Gets a Little More Personal With New ‘Edit Home Feed’ Feature
So you’re old and out of touch. You’ve been too busy keeping up with the Jones’s to notice the Zuckerberg’s, Page’s, Systrom’s, Huffman’s, and all the other geeks creeping round the bend. Maybe you can’t understand WTF your kid or grandkid is saying when they tell you on Skype that they’ll TTYL ‘cause their BFF… Continue reading A Mini Guide to Internet Literacy
While Facebook continues to lead all social networks by a wide margin, Google+ has overtaken Twitter as the 2nd most popular social network in the US, according to a March 2013 Survey by Burst Media of over 2,500 adult US internet users. Despite a lot of early criticism about Google+ being a ghost town, the… Continue reading REPORT: Google+ Overtakes Twitter as 2nd Most Popular Social Network in US