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Launched in 2010, Pinterest is a fast-growing social networking site that operates like an online bulletin board.

Users are able to "pin" their favorite pictures and organize them in theme-based collections called "boards." Users can also like, comment on and re-pin other people’s images to their boards.

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News and Articles About Pinterest

Zynga Continues to Cut Ties With Facebook

Zynga Continues to Cut Ties With Facebook

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Zynga and Facebook pull away from each other, Pinterest beefs up its engineering team, YouTube hits one billion monthly users and more social-media news.
March 22, 2013 in Social Media
Pinterest Launches Web Analytics to Help You Pin Down Traffic

Pinterest Launches Web Analytics to Help You Pin Down Traffic

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With its new dashboard, the photo-sharing platform allows business owners to better understand what's working with their audience.
March 12, 2013 in Social Media
YouTube Plans to Compete With Spotify

YouTube Plans to Compete With Spotify

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YouTube's plans for its new music service, Twitter business strategies, the reason why blogs beat social networks among consumers and more social-media news.
March 8, 2013 in Social Media
The Rise and Fall of Groupon's Andrew Mason

The Rise and Fall of Groupon's Andrew Mason

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Groupon's former chief executive, Pinterest's edge in ecommerce, Wanelo's funding round and more social-media news.
March 2, 2013 in Social Media
Video: Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Pinterest for BrandingPlay Video

Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Pinterest for Branding (Video)

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Marketing expert Karen Leland offers quick tips on using Pinterest for your business.
February 28, 2013 in Social Media
10 Questions to Ask When Creating Your Company's Pinterest Page

10 Questions to Ask When Creating Your Company's Pinterest Page

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What you need to know to get your business started on the popular photo-sharing site.
February 27, 2013 in Social Media
LinkedIn Improves Search Features for Job Seekers, Employers

LinkedIn Improves Search Features for Job Seekers, Employers

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New features for LinkedIn, Pinterest gets a funding round, tweeting from beyond the grave and more social-media news.
February 23, 2013 in Social Media
How to Size Images on Social Media: A Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

How to Size Images on Social Media: A Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

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Take the pain out of adding images to your brand's social media accounts by following this easy guide to sizing images.
February 12, 2013 in Social Media
Photos: 15 Billion-Dollar Tech Startups

15 Billion-Dollar Tech Startups

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You might be surprised at some of the companies that have reached the billion-dollar valuation mark.
February 11, 2013 in Your Website
Pinterest: Now Is Time to Start Generating Revenue

Pinterest: Now Is Time to Start Generating Revenue

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Why Pinterest has decided to work on increasing revenue, how Twitter changed its search function, why Facebook users are getting sick of Facebook and more social-media news.
February 8, 2013 in Social Media
How Brands Could Benefit From Pinterest's Recent Changes

How Brands Could Benefit From Pinterest's Recent Changes

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The popular social network is remodeling to make the site even more visual, and it's looking for volunteers.
February 2, 2013 in Social Media
Pinterest Reaches Two Startup Milestones: One Good, One Bad

Pinterest Reaches Two Startup Milestones: One Good, One Bad

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Pinterest gets sued, Facebook adds voice messaging to mobile apps, why Indonesia is ground zero for Twitter use and more social-media news.
January 4, 2013 in Social Media
Why Facebook's 'Poke' App Couldn't Kill Snapchat

Why Facebook's 'Poke' App Couldn't Kill Snapchat

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Facebook's app flop, Google+ analytics, a Zuckerberg privacy slip-up and more social-media news.
December 28, 2012 in Social Media
Google's Best Apps for 2012

Google's Best Apps for 2012

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From travel to budgets to organizing documents, a look at Android-powered apps that can be good for business.
December 28, 2012 in Apps & Software
Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2012

Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2012

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From a new take on networking to insider tips from Richard Branson, Mark Cuban and Marissa Mayer, here are the stories that became our reader favorites this year.
December 24, 2012 in Lifestyle
5 Ideas for Pinterest Boards That Can Help Build Your Brand

5 Ideas for Pinterest Boards That Can Help Build Your Brand

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If you're interested in getting started on Pinterest, but don't know where to begin, consider the following ideas for boards that can help build your brand.
December 18, 2012 in Branding
6 Tips for Being More Visual With Social Media (Infographic)

6 Tips for Being More Visual With Social Media (Infographic)

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Ideas for creating engaging visual content, then getting your fans share them and promote your brand.
December 17, 2012 in Social Media
Instagram, Pinterest, Aviary: The Social Photo Feud Heats Up

Instagram, Pinterest, Aviary: The Social Photo Feud Heats Up

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More drama for photo sites, social gifting, the pope on Twitter and other social-media news from around the web.
December 14, 2012 in Social Media
3 Ways Brands Can Use Pinterest's 'Secret Boards'

3 Ways Brands Can Use Pinterest's 'Secret Boards'

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Not sure how your company can use private boards? Here are three ideas to consider.
December 3, 2012 in Social Media
Time to Try the 'Anti-Facebook'?

Time to Try the 'Anti-Facebook'?

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A better way to connect with customers online, Pinterest versus Google+ and other social-media news from around the web.
December 1, 2012 in Social Media
Beyond Pinterest: 3 Emerging Social Photo-Sharing Sites for Business

Beyond Pinterest: 3 Emerging Social Photo-Sharing Sites for Business

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A trio of business-worthy alternatives to socializing product images and converting followers into customers.
November 19, 2012 in Social Media
5 Free Tools for More Powerful Pinterest Marketing

5 Free Tools for More Powerful Pinterest Marketing

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Make the most of your online marketing campaign without spending any money.
October 29, 2012 in Apps & Software
New Tool Gauges Pinterest Mentions

New Tool Gauges Pinterest Mentions

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Social media marketing dashboard MarketMeSuite can show you how many pinners are promoting your company on the popular social sharing site.
October 10, 2012 in Social Media
4 Tips for Using Pinterest to Market Your Startup

4 Tips for Using Pinterest to Market Your Startup

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Do you really know how to use Pinterest to help attract people to your business? If not, here's a brief tutorial.
September 28, 2012 in Social Media

What the Founder of Travel Site Trippy Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

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Serial entrepreneur J.R. Johnson launched his first company 12 years ago at age 28. Here's what he wishes he knew then.
September 5, 2012 in Starting a Business

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