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Analytics In Hand, Pinterest Takes Its Discovery-Friendly Desktop Redesign Global; iOS And Android Updates Coming Soon

Analytics In Hand, Pinterest Takes Its Discovery-Friendly Desktop Redesign Global; iOS And Android Updates Coming Soon

On the back of a <a target="_blank" href="http://techcrunch.com/2013/03/12/pinterest-web-analytics-puts-third-party-developers-and-apis-into-focus/”>new analytics product designed to help brands and others better track how well their pinned content is progressing through Pinterest’s millions of pinboards, today the image-based social network is <a target="_blank" target="_blank" href="http://blog.pinterest.com/post/45669182372/our-new-look-more-ways-to-discover-what-you-love”>rolling out a new redesign. This is the new look with bigger pictures and more discovery … Continued

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Whyd Wants To Connect Music Lovers To Help Them Discover More Tracks They’ll Love

Whyd Wants To Connect Music Lovers To Help Them Discover More Tracks They’ll Love

When Whyd opened to the public in November it offered music bookmarking functionality along the lines of recently launched Songdrop, which we described as a “Delicious for music“. However, the Paris-based startup’s broader plan is to become a music-based social network, and today it’s flipping the switch on its recommendation engine to match users with … Continued

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Pinfluencer Is Now Piqora As It Preps To Add Tumblr, Twitter And More Into Its Social Marketing Net

Pinfluencer Is Now Piqora As It Preps To Add Tumblr, Twitter And More Into Its Social Marketing Net

Pinfluencer, one of the many sites that have sprouted up to help companies track Pinterest usage, is today announcing a rebranding to Piqora, a move that the company says fits with its wider strategy to mine information not just from Pinterest and Facebook, but other image-based social networks like Tumblr, Polyvore and Twitter. To go along … Continued

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Facebook Isn’t Holding Back Their Growth: MessageMe Raises $1.9M And Grabs 1M Users

Facebook Isn’t Holding Back Their Growth: MessageMe Raises $1.9M And Grabs 1M Users

MessageMe, <a target="_blank" href="http://techcrunch.com/2013/03/15/facebook-messageme/”>the multimedia messaging app that got smacked by Facebook last week, isn’t letting that hurdle set back their growth. The company said today that it has more than 1 million users, is sending 500 notifications now per second and recently picked up $ 1.9 million in funding from a large syndicate of … Continued

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Facebook Hires Co-Founders Of Trustworthiness Verification Startup Legit

Facebook Hires Co-Founders Of Trustworthiness Verification Startup Legit

Legit, a startup working on a universal reputation system that could help sharing economy services verify whether users are trustworthy, has announced its team will join Facebook. Specifically, co-founders Jeremy Barton and Rob Boyle will now work for the world’s top social network. Legit’s exit blog post from a few days ago offers little details on … Continued

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Google+ Introduces New Hangouts App Called Capture, To Snap Pics Of Special Moments As They Happen

Google+ Introduces New Hangouts App Called Capture, To Snap Pics Of Special Moments As They Happen

Today, Google introduced a new app for one of its most popular products, Hangouts. While Hangouts let you chat with multiple people over video, there are those moments when someone makes a funny face, does something ridiculous or just makes you want to, well, capture something. This is a feature that is making its way … Continued

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Samwers Take A Baby Step Into The U.S., Launches Social Gifting Service DropGifts As A B2B Play

Samwers Take A Baby Step Into The U.S., Launches Social Gifting Service DropGifts As A B2B Play

In a move that somewhat deviates from the Samwer brothers’ usual playbook, Rocket Internet’s DropGifts, the social gifting platform that lets users send each other gift cards and claim product samples offered by brands, is launching a dedicated B2B play starting with the U.S. market first rather than its home turf of Europe or via … Continued

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After Pushing Silent Update To Some, Facebook Releases Updated Android App For All On Google Play

After Pushing Silent Update To Some, Facebook Releases Updated Android App For All On Google Play

Facebook, in its quest to dominate mobile, has just released an incremental update to its Android app through the Google Play Store. The update lets users change their profile pictures direct from the app (which is something iOS has been able to do for quite some time). Also within the update, Facebookers on Android can … Continued

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InSparq’s Live Pinboards Bring A Fancy, Social E-Commerce Experience To Any Online Retailer

InSparq’s Live Pinboards Bring A Fancy, Social E-Commerce Experience To Any Online Retailer

If you listen to the likes of venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, physical retail as we know it is on a slow march to obsolescence, with the world today in a “pre-death” state of good-but-transitory traditional businesses sitting alongside more exciting e-commerce developments that point to the future. One such company working in the latter category is … Continued