Pinterest doesn’t have to compete with Google because in many ways, the content is organized for a different purpose.
Emerging Social Networks
The entire premise of Secret is to share anonymous confessions with people you already know. But could this invite cyberbullying among school-age users?
According to deviantART CEO Angelo Sotira, without filters and other curation mechanisms, targeting the teen demographic can be a double-edged sword.
A ‘supergroup’ of programmers and designers have banded together to develop a social network with the promise of being ad-free.
Born from the idea of a physical time capsule, Time Appsule lets you send notes, videos, voice recordings and other thoughtful gifts to your friends.
Snapchat has more security holes than a chain link fence. And they’ve left the gate open. All that’s left to do is put a big “Nobody home” sign on the front door.
Boston.com announced today that it was teaming up with Fancred to provide Boston sports fans with sneak previews of news before it even hits the Boston.com site.
“While some social media users saw the news as a tentative but promising entry for Indonesian business into an industry whose roots remain firmly planted in Silicon Valley, others greeted the announcement with suspicion.”
Following Snapchat’s rejection of the $3 billion acquisition offer, Instagram and Twitter both implemented Snapchat-like features.
Pinterest may not be a place people turn to for the latest news, but the social-scrapbooking site is still good for organizing ideas.