Darby Smart launched today to prevent mishaps of this sort, and to capitalize on the DIY movement's building momentum. It also announced raising $1 million in seed funding.
Editor's Pick "Sure, you get 70 percent of your clicks in the first two days," Pinquora CEO Shara Verma told me last week. "But there's a huge long tail. Clicks kept coming all the way for 30 days, and even beyond."
Pinterest is rolling out a new feature that lets you search through your own pins, which will make recipe pinners very happy.
Visual analytics and marketing platform Curalate studied 500,000 images on Pinterest to discover what drives the most likes and repins. The results might surprise you.
Although it doesn't now make any money, Pinterest is experimenting with plans to monetize its service -- though it is wary of commodifying people's passions, founder Ben Silbermann says.
Call it the unicorn problem: beautiful, alluring, magical, and totally non-existent. Social commerce, according to the latest Monetate e-commerce report, is almost as elusive.
The powerhouse social site has improved its enviable good looks and upped the IQ of its pins so that everyone, including businesses, can get more out of pinning.
Facebook fans are the holy grail of small business, according to a recent study by Staples.
Admit it, you've thought about dabbling in affiliate marketing. After all, who wouldn't want to make an extra buck by sharing a few products on their blog or Twitter?
Tracks is making yet another big leap, and it could be its most important one yet.
Video site Dailymotion has added support for Pinterest, thus making user videos available for play on various pin boards, the company told VentureBeat today.
"Seventy-one percent of consumers say they post hashtags from their mobile devices," RadiumOne VP Kamal Kaur told me yesterday. "I've even caught myself hashtagging in my emails."
Twitter and Pinterest aren't just hyper-growth social networks with huge user counts and even huger valuations. They're also two key examples of "DevOps," a relatively new way of building and releasing web apps at increasingly high speed.
Pin board social network Pinterest has just acquired local recommendation service Livestar, the company announced today.
Online scrapbooking site Pinterest unveils its new look, including enhanced navigational and discovery features.
Denmark's Wantr, a company that alerts you when your favorite stores get new items, raised $600,000 in seed funding today.
This is huge, because brands like Sephora say their Pinterest followers spend 15 times more than their Facebook fans.
With 74 million daily posts, Tumblr is a big haystack to get lost in. Which is why the company is planning to monetize its mobile product the new old-fashioned way: pay-per-view. You pay, that is, and others view.
Guest Post Let's take a step back and understand the technology tools that can benefit the largest group of people who have been hardest hit by large enterprises and new technologies: the tens of millions of local merchants all over the world.
Craigslist is possibly one of the ugliest sites on the web. But you can experience it as if it was Pinterest, as long as you use Mokriya Craigslist on your smartphone.