Pinterest may not be a place people turn to for the latest news, but the social-scrapbooking site is still good for organizing ideas.
Spotify unveils website explaining payments to artists. A look at the visual web and holiday shopping. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Place Pins make easy the task of planning any vacation to the finest detail, with maps, restaurant phone numbers, and pictures of the beautiful beaches.
RichRelevance studied the social shopping landscape and found that while Facebook is still the leader in retail conversions, Pinterest and Polyvore deliver better value overall.
Los Angeles is known for much more than the entertainment industry. A hub for startups, there’s no shortage of up-and-coming social and tech businesses.
Great businesses frequently come from the sheer virtue of working on something else. And no one knows that better than Angelenos. Two years ago, Kyla Brennan was working at a company in Santa Monica-based incubator Science, when she developed the idea for HelloSociety – a Pinterest marketing and technology firm that represents the most-followed users on Pinterest. Read more
Pinterest is on track to become one of the top drivers of retail traffic and is looking to maximize this trajectory by allowing select partners to embed popular pins on their pages.
Twitter is planning to encrypt direct messages. Red Sox win big on Facebook. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
The new related Pins feature shows users things similar to what they’ve already pinned and customizes the recommendations based on whether or not users give the Pin the thumbs up or thumbs down.
Halloween is tomorrow. Do you know what you are going to wear? Are you are a procrastinator who could not decide on a costume? Or did you just decide today that you want to dress up?
Nearly 70% of typical costume wearers admit social media like Facebook and Pinterest impact their costume choices, according to a survey done by Savers/Value Village. “Nearly half of them say they get inspiration from looking at their newsfeed, like photos of what others wore,” shares Sara Gaugl, Savers spokesperson. “Nearly 40% say they put in more effort to wear something different every year because they know pictures of them will be posted on social media.” Read more
A recent study from Adobe Digital Index found that marketers are getting smarter about engaging with social media audiences and seeing a higher return for social media marketing.