As the audience for Pinterest grows, so has journalists’ interest in it. News organizations are using the social networking site in creative ways and finding that it’s a place where both hard news stories and features can thrive.
I had put a list together in a slideshow on our website long before the Pinterest board, but the slideshow kept freezing or not working and it was difficult to update and difficult to highlight on Facebook and Twitter. (more...)
One night in February, while drinking scotch and smoking cigars, Colin Brown and Kamil Szybalski had an idea. They both liked Pinterest but thought it was missing something.
“We said, ‘You know what? There’s not a lot of male-oriented content, … Read more
Several websites, including this one, have published articles recently about how journalists are using Pinterest. But none of these offers data-based analyses that measure whether newsrooms are using Pinterest to engage effectively with readers.
As a way of … Read more
"When you open Pinterest, it should feel like someone has hand-made a book for you," he explains. "Every item should feel like it's handpicked for you by a person you care about."Handpicked -- and legal. After photographer Kirsten Kowalski blogged about copyright concerns on Pinterest, Silbermann called her and they spoke for more than an hour. "The company will shortly update its terms of service," Fortune confirms, "though Silbermann notes they follow the Digital Millennium Copyright Act." (more...)