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Pinterest Launches A New Analytics Dashboard For Business Users

PinterestP Pinterest is the latest social network to build tools to help businesses get more out of its platform. It’s got the brands on board, it’s got a group of brand-focused Pinterest For Business tools, and now it’s got a new analytics dashboard to help those brands better understand how fans are interacting with their content on Pinterest. Read More

Pinterest Rolls Out Deeper Analytics for Businesses

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Pinterest is showing it means business.

The social bookmarking service announced Tuesday that its new analytics tool is now available to businesses worldwide. With the tool, businesses can see detailed data on the number of users who engage with their pins as well as information on what countries those users are from, what their interests are on the social network and off network data for those who have Pin It buttons installed on their websites.

“We’re pretty excited about this because it’s actually our first global business tool launch that we’re doing,” Jason Costa, product manager at Pinterest, told Mashable in an interview this week. “We talk here at Pinterest a lot about the importance of the user experience and how the pinned side of the ecosystem is important to us. Businesses are equally and critically important to us as well.” Read more…

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8 Locations From Emmy-Nominated TV Shows That You Can Visit

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Vacationers typically view a break from the chains of cable television as a good thing — free from commercials, cliffhangers and the horror of a cancelled show.

For those of you who find the idea of leaving your favorite television show unthinkably heinous, Pinterest has mapped out a few visitable locations where your favorite Emmy-nominated shows were filmed. So you can pretend you’re taking a vacation from pop culture, while actually embedding yourself even deeper.

Take a look at the locations, below, and check out Pinterest’s interactive map for the full list to start planning your route. Read more…

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Pinterest Expands Self-Serve Promoted Pins Platform To More Businesses

Pinterest_Promoted_Nicole Miller_1200x798 (1) Pinterest is rolling out its Promoted Pins platform to more businesses, the company has confirmed to TechCrunch, after we received reports from businesses who were newly being invited to join the pilot program. Previously announced earlier this summer, Pinterest’s “self-serve,” performance-based advertising platform is aimed at small to medium-sized businesses looking… Read More

After YouTube And Vimeo, Pinterest Now Adds Vevo Music Videos To Its Site

Screen Shot 2014-08-13 at 14.43.14 Make way for more content coming to Pinterest: today the platform is adding Vevo music videos, which you can search for, share, and watch on Pinterest itself, on your own Pinboards, those of your friends, or on Vevo’s. The companies are not disclosing the financial terms of the deal, a spokesperson for Vevo tells me. This is not the first video integration for Pinterest. In fact,… Read More

Pinterest Rolls Out Messaging So Pinners Can Have Conversations Around Shared Pins

messages_3_EN-US Pinterest today is unveiling a new way users can communicate, collaborate, and share with one another. With the launch of a new messaging feature, users will be able to keep discussions going on Pinterest around their favorite Pins without having to leave the site or apps. Read More

Pinterest Acquires Icebergs, The Pinterest For Creatives

icebergs_01 Pinterest has acquired Icebergs, a “Pinterest for creative types,” which offered an online collaboration service that allowed users to organize their projects, including not only images, but also articles, files, videos, and other content, and share that content with others. The Barcelona-based company was founded last year, and had a team of just over a half-dozen in both… Read More

Women Use Pinterest, But They Don’t Run It

2715583000_d3d0c07a8f_o Only 40 percent of Pinterest employees are women, even though the majority of the company’s users are female, according to a report released by Pinterest Thursday. Pinterest’s ratio appears better than other tech companies that have released similar reports — only about 30 percent of employees at Facebook, Google and Twitter are female. But considering Pinterest’s users… Read More

Like Its Peers, Pinterest Releases Mostly Male Employee Demographics

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Silicon Valley’s most promising tech companies are proving what everyone already suspected — that tech has a diversity problem

Pinterest is the latest tech company to unveil its employee demographics, which look similar to other companies in the area: mostly white, mostly male.

Pinterest reports that 92% of its workforce is either white or Asian, a ratio similar to other social companies like Twitter (88%) and Google (91%)

Perhaps more indicative of Silicon Valley’s diversity problem: 79% of Pinterest tech jobs, and 81% of its leadership positions are filled by men Read more…

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How to Use the Internet for Foreplay

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Calling all couples: The Internet is your new best friend when it comes to foreplay

From secret Pinterest boards to sexy subreddits, there are plenty of sites that can dole out useful relationship tips. If you’re uncomfortable talking about foreplay, these sites will help break the ice

Here are six ways to use the Internet for all your NSFW needs

1. Share a secret Pinterest board.

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Search Pinterest tags like “romance” to find flirty images

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Sure, when most couples think “Pinterest,” flowery dream weddings and proposals come to mind. But there are additional ways to use the visual social network. Read more…

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