Pinterest officially opened its doors to businesses, welcoming them with a promise to help them get the most out of their digital pin-board experiences
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Social gifting startup Sincerely believes its business, with just 1.2 million members, is safe from the potentially crushing widespread rollout of Facebook Gifts.
Goodies, a new product from Walmart, offers consumers a box service that costs $7 a month and comes with five to eight gourmet samples.
Community-powered hotel alternative Airbnb today launched Neighborhoods to help travelers pick places to stay in communities best suited to their particular tastes.
Twitter's dreams of Hollywood fame and fortune continue today with the just-announced hire of Ben Grossman as head of global operations for Twitter's media department.
Groupon today announced changes to its Goods business to make its discounted wares more attractive to bargain-hunting holiday shoppers.
In the interest of fueling better conversations, Facebook is now pushing the most popular comments to the top of post threads on a small number of Facebook Pages.
New York-based blogging powerhouse Tumblr is using its influence for good and partnering with Brandon Stanton, the storytelling sensation behind Humans of New York (HoNY), to not only raise money for the victims of Superstorm Sandy but to also document the stories behind the storm.
Nieslen has acquired SocialGuide in a move to broaden its media research capabilities and connect the dots between Twitter and TV ratings.
Facebook is experimenting with a way to help its members branch off in multiple conversation threads.
In recent days, Indiegogo has become a home base for Sandy recovery, with community members turning to peers to fund not-for-profit relief efforts.
A seemingly good deal gone awry, Groupon today reported quarterly earnings that once again disappointed investors and sent its stock price dropping in after-hours trading.
Thursday, the deals company reported third quarter earnings below expectations. Groupon posted $568.6 million in …
Facebook this week started offering its most popular members, those with more than 5,000 friends and subscribers, the chance to pay to promote their own status updates to get more visibility.
Because some things are better kept to yourself, Pinterest today launched a new feature called "Secret Boards."
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what's the value of a postcard? The Gap hopes to find out.
Instagram photos were flying fast and furious as soon as news networks called the 2012 presidential election for Barack Obama.
Living up to its potential as a community-powered hotel, Airbnb today changed its policies to allow do-gooders to offer up their spare spaces free of charge to displaced victims of superstorm Sandy.
Online retail spending in the U.S. during the third quarter of 2012 came in at $41.9 billion, a new record for the three months leading into the e-holiday shopping bonanza and a positive sign of things to come.
Sticking to a less is more ideology, Google today stripped off the sidebar from its extremely popular search results page.
Facebook touted new stats around the crop of social newtork-enhanced music applications helping its members stream and share songs. Apparently, song plays through Timeline apps in the past 13 months have amounted to about 210,000 years worth of music.