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Tim Peterson / Marketing Land:
Pinterest will use image recognition to target ads, including in Lens results, limited for now to a Related Pins gallery that's displayed after tapping on a pin   —  Pinterest will parse the objects in an image to include ads in galleries of related pins.  —  To target ads, Google uses search data …
May 16, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Pinterest adds visual search guides to its Lens and promotes its head of discovery engineering Vanja Josifovski to CTO role   —  Pinterest today is adding a new feature to its Lens — its live camera search — that will help pick apart what's in the image and make it easier to search specific parts of that image.
May 9, 2017, 1:22 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sarah Tavel leaves Greylock Partners to become general partner at Benchmark Capital, the first woman in that role at the firm   —  Sarah Tavel has joined venture capital firm Benchmark Capital as its sixth general partner, after having been with rival Greylock since 2015.
May 9, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google adds “Style Ideas” feature in Image Search for mobile web and Android to show more fashion possibilities, using algorithms and authoritative sites   —  Google is not taking Pinterest's search ambitions lying down.  The company recently launched a “Similar Items” …
Apr 13, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Mar 29, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Pinterest expects $500M+ in revenue this year, a jump of at least 67% over last year's $300M   —  The visual discovery site is on the path to an IPO.  —  Pinterest may finally be growing into its $11 billion valuation.  —  Pinterest, which makes all of its money from advertising …
Mar 21, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Pinterest opens up beta of its Lens visual search tool to all Android and iOS users in US   —  Pinterest is today launching its new Lens visual search tool to everyone on iOS and Android in the U.S.  —  First unveiled last June, the new Lens feature lets users snap a photo with their mobile camera …
Mar 10, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Pinterest acquires Q&A service Jelly, which pivoted and unpivoted over its 4-year life, and whose co-founder Biz Stone is a Pinterest angel investor   —  Jelly rolls  —  Pinterest said today that it has acquired Jelly, a bad 4-year-old search engine, for an undisclosed sum.
Mar 8, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context
Biz Stone / AskJelly.com News:
Big News—Pinterest Acquires Jelly!   —  Ben Finkel and I co-founded Jelly four years ago to create a human powered search engine.  We've accomplished that with our tiny little team—despite a pivot and an un-pivot.  Askjelly.com works as we dreamed it would.  We're proud of the work, and we're proud of our team.
Mar 8, 2017, 2:07 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Pinterest updates its browser extension to let users search for products using any image, without having to visit Pinterest's homepage   —  See something you like?  This new browser extension can help you find it.  —  If you find an item you like online — an article of clothing or a piece of furniture …
Mar 7, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context

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