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Pinterest starts selling Pins to business

May 13, 2014
Pinterest and We Heart It start incorporating native ads.

Women love Pinterest. Are there too few men on the site?

Nov 8, 2013
Pinterest, digital home of scrap-bookers, window-shoppers, curators and hobbyists, is on many tech-watchers list of potential IPOs. But do investors think it’s too focused on female users?

The Twitter effect: Will Pinterest benefit from the IPO?

Oct 25, 2013
If Twitter’s IPO takes off, that will impact how investors view other private social media sites.
A Twitter tweet announcing the company's planned initial public offering (IPO) is pictured on a mobile telephone back-dropped by various twitter logos on October 4, 2013. A new book out details the sometimes-sordid history of how the social networking company got its start. 
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When recommendations pay off online

Oct 3, 2012
A growing group of websites lets you cash in on your opinion.

Pinterest joins the billion-dollar club

May 17, 2012
The social media scrapbooking site is the latest startup to be valued at over a $1 billion. Big money for a company with no profits or business model.

Why the banks want you to pay with your phone

Feb 29, 2012
Barclay’s, JPMorgan Chase, and Capital One announced that they’ll launch a trial program for a mobile payment system this summer, joining the ranks of Google Wallet and other mobile payment programs.

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Suddenly everyone is getting Pinterested

Dec 23, 2011
New social networks are kind of like Nicolas Cage movies: almost always horrible and confusing and spirit-crushing but occasionally kind of neat. Pinterest seems to be the Raising Arizona of social networks. Experian Hitwise reports that the site had 11 million total visits during December, which is 40 times the number it had six months […]