Articles with the tag Pinterest

5 Beautiful #IndependenceDay Food from Pinterest

Happy Independence Day, folks! It’s the time when the entire country celebrates that thing called freedom, and despite the differences and issues that plague the country, this day is a special one when families and friends come together to be thankful for the freedom that not everyone in the world enjoys. You’re probably having a […]

5 Exotic Places On Pinterest You Won’t Believe Are Real

1. Hayman Island Resort Hayman Island, located off the coast of Central Queensland, Australia is luxury in its purest form. It has over 200 rooms, villas, suites, penthouses, and a 24-hour concierge service. Staying here will run you anywhere from $500 to $1,400 when staying for 4 or more nights. 2. German Igloo Village This […]

Perfect Pinterest Foods That Are Impossible To Replicate

Okay, so maybe you can make these foods, but can you make them look as good?   1. Butternut Squash and Kale Strata with Multigrain Bread   Before you commit to taking on this dish, you should ask yourself one thing. Are you prepared for hours of preparation? If you can make this look as […]

Frugal Tips: Popular Parenting Pinterest Pin Picks

Parenting bloggers love frugal tips. I personally have a Pinterest board devoted to frugality and money saving tips. For my Popular Parenting Pinterest Pin Picks of the week, here are my top pins inspired by frugality. Popular Dryer Sheet Pin Dryer sheets are something that families often use and toss. It’s a Fabulous Life offers […]

Ladybugs: Popular Parenting Pinterest Pin Picks

Spring is in the air, and so are the ladybugs! For my Popular Parenting Pinterest Pin Picks of the week, here are my top pins inspired by ladybugs. Popular Sweet Treat For a fun ladybug-themed sweet treat, try the super cute ladybug strawberries as originally pinned by Craig Leigh Hamza. Popular Salty Treat Pretzels are a […]

Pinterest Launches Guided Search, A Simpler Way To Discover

Pinterest held a special event Thursday evening at its headquarters in San Francisco, and announced a new feature called Guided Search. Rolling out on the official iOS and Android app, when users search for something, they’re provided with several relevant categories to help drill down what they’re interested in. Here’s a quick video of the new […]

Visual Marketing Platform Piqora Raises $7.7 Million

Piqora, a visual marketing platform that works with companies large and small, today announced it raised $7.7 million in Series A funding. The funding round was led by DFJ, and several investment firms with “Ventures” in their name joined in, including Freestyle Capital. Part of the influx of cash will be used towards hiring more image […]

Pinterest Referral Traffic Up 48%, But Facebook Still Dominates

Pinterest accounts for nearly 25 percent of all social sharing, and according to new data from Shareaholic, traffic referrals grew 48 percent from December 2013. Today, the company published its quarterly Social Media Traffic Report, and while Pinterest saw the most growth, it’s still ranked in second behind Facebook. From December 2013 through March 2014, […]

Hoppy Easter: Popular Parenting Pinterest Pin Picks

Tomorrow is Easter! Are you ready for the celebration of spring? For my Popular Parenting Pinterest Pin Picks of the week, here are my top pins inspired by the Easter holiday. Popular Easter Eggs Dying Easter eggs is a tradition for many families. Instead of using store bought dyes, try using rubber bands with natural […]

Pinterest ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Product Launch [April 24]

Pinterest has announced a new product launch press conference in San Francisco on April 24th. The conference, titled, “Choose Your Own Adventure” was revealed by CEO Ben Silbermann. Earlier in the year Pinterest executives said they were focused more than ever on helping people discover pins related to their own interests. That announcement was met […]

FTC Rules Against Cole Haan Pinterest Contest, Says Full Disclosure Was Ignored

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has ruled that a Cole Haan contests asking customers to pin product photos on Pinterest violated the Federal Trade Act. The company’s “Wandering Sole” contest offered one lucky Pinterest user a $1000 shopping spree, but only if they shared the company’s products with their followers. In a letter to the […]

Social Media Growing More As Influential Source Of Traffic

According to Experian Marketing Services, a global provider of integrated consumer insight, data quality, cross-channel marketing, and targeting, new research suggests social media sites continue to play an important role in driving traffic to other sites. An example would be ecommerce sites and even other social networks, but social media traffic typically comes at the […]

Pinterest Hacked, Butt Pics Placed On Various Accounts

Have you noticed some of your friends, and even some very popular Pinterest personalities pinning butt pics? That may be because their accounts were recently hacked. The pins, which you should avoid clicking, feature ads for weight loss pills and other weight-based programs. Hacking at Pinterest is becoming an increasingly large problem with scam alert […]

Moviegoers Are Taking Their Cues From Social [Nielsen Study]

These days moviegoers are not just relying on movie critics to give theatrical releases two thumbs up in their local newspapers. Instead, they have started to gravitate towards Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms. Regular viewers, movie reviewers, and others, are now using tweets, hashtags, and even photos, to attract attention to their impressions […]

Crowdsourced Knowledge Hub Learnist Adds Reading Lists And Refreshes Design

Learnist, described as ‘Pinterest for education’ is a crowdsourced collection of the world’s knowledge. The startup provides tools that users can use to create, curate, and share content that can be used to educate across various topics. The company has redesigned its website, refreshing the interface and adjusting the layout to make it easier for […]

Pinterest Demanding Over $1 Million Ad Spends From Brands [Report]

Pinterest has been ramping up its advertising efforts, and according to a new report from Ad Age, is seeking ad commitments from advertisers in excess of $1 million. Priced at between $1 million and $2 million, the social network is also asking CPMs (cost-per-thousand impressions) of between $30 and $40. From Social News Daily CEO […]

Pinterest ‘Gifts’ Feed Makes Platform Shopping A Breeze

Pinterest users looking to shop via the visual social platform can now do so with the company’s Gifts Feed. The feed grabs Pinterest pins that feature product information and pricing, making it easy to see which items are available for purchase. The Gifts Feed which debuted last week is populated 100% by Pinterest Products Pins, […]

Pinterest Launches Hindi Version As Expansion Continues

Visual social network Pinterest has launched a Hindi language version of its popular platform. Pinterest is now available in 24 different languages including Hindi. The announcement, sent out to Indian users today, targets individuals in India with the ability to create, search and share their Pins in Hindi. In order to make the switch users […]

Pinterest Transparency Report Reveals That Not All Government Requests Are Honored

Pinterest last week released its first ever transparency report, and much like competitors Google, Facebook, and Twitter, the company reveals several worthwhile details about US government requests for data. In the report, which focuses on July 2013 through December 2013, the company reveals 7 warrant requests, 5 subpoenas, and one civil subpoena. The requests were […]