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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Pinterest Brings Ads To Users' Home Feeds   —  More users will be seeing ads on Pinterest, the company announced on Tuesday, detailing an expanded test of its advertising product which will now place ads in the form of “Promoted Pins” directly in users' home feeds.
Jan 27, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Pinterest says US male user base grew 73% year-over-year in 2014, debuts search filters that better cater to users' gender   —  Pinterest Goes After The Male Demographic With Debut Of New Search Filters  —  Pinterest this afternoon announced a change to its site's search settings …
Jan 23, 2015, 5:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Pinterest Acquires Machine Learning Commerce Recommendation Engine Kosei   —  Facebook knows who you were.  Google knows what you want now.  But Pinterest yearns to know what you want next, which is “exactly” why it acquired recommendation engine startup Kosei, Pinterest's head of engineering Michael Lopp tells me.
Jan 21, 2015, 12:10 PMIn context
Pew Internet:
Pew Report: Facebook growth slows, but user engagement increases; while Twitter and others grow userbase, not engagement   —  Social Media Update 2014  —  In a new survey conducted in September 2014, the Pew Research Center finds that Facebook remains by far the most popular social media site.
Jan 9, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context
James Temple / Re/code:
Pinterest finds Promoted Pins, currently in beta, are shared as often as organic pins, plans rollout to all partners on Jan. 1   —  Pinterest to Unveil Early Results From Promoted Pins, as It Looks to Ramp Up Advertising  —  Pinterest* will unveil early results from one of its first formal …
Dec 28, 2014, 8:00 PMIn context
Bianca Bosker / Backchannel:
How Pinterest's early onboarding process made a few unknown users its most popular pinners   —  How People You've Never Heard of Got To Be the Most Powerful Users on Pinterest  —  The most popular people on Pinterest aren't famous celebrities or pop-culture icons.  In fact, they don't even want you to know them.
Dec 22, 2014, 9:20 PMIn context
Rachel Feintzeig / Wall Street Journal:
Tech firms competing for talent spawn “workplace coordinators” to manage lavish employee perks   —  Lavish Perks Spawn New Job Category  —  At Tech Companies, Aim-to-Please Specialists Provide Yoga Classes, Jell-O Shots  —  From Muay Thai classes to Zen meditation rooms …
Nov 23, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Martin Beck / Marketing Land:
Forrester: brands should invest more on their own websites, and Instagram or Pinterest, instead of Facebook and Twitter   —  Forrester Says Marketers Are Wasting Resources on Facebook, Twitter  —  Because of low reach and engagement on the major social networks, report suggests that brands …
Nov 20, 2014, 6:00 AMIn context
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Inside Pinterest: The Coming Ad Colossus That Could Dwarf Twitter And Facebook   —  The Cannes Lions advertising festival has become as big among the Madison Avenue crowd as the Riviera town's iconic film event is for Hollywood.  So as Steve Stoute nursed a drink with a friend …
Oct 18, 2014, 8:45 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
How marketing firms scan logos and emotions on services like Instagram for research and targeting customers   —  Smile!  Marketing Firms Are Mining Your Selfies  —  Photo-Sharing Sites Are Being Scanned to Find Brands, Target Ads  —  Most users of popular photo-sharing sites like Instagram …
Oct 10, 2014, 7:25 PMIn context

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