After two years, the creators of the social shopping site Fab have announced a five-part plan to transition the company from a flash-sale retailer to its own unique brand. One reason, explained founder and CEO Jason Goldberg, is that less than 40 percent of the company’s revenue comes from flash sales. In 2012, Fab’s inventory grew from 2,000 products to 15,000 products from more than 10,000 designers.
Today, Pinterest has released to all users a redesigned layout with bigger pictures and enhanced search tools. The team completely rebuilt the online inspiration board at its foundation to make it more reliable, the company said, but the most noticeable differences for users will be the changes to the search results.
Comedy Central has redesigned its news and politics website to better incorporate its social media posts with the help of the publishing service RebelMouse. Visitors to the CC: Indecision page today will be greeted with a smiling Donald Trump.
Three of the top social networks have undergone a redesign in the last year. This social media cheat sheet details the image sizes you’ll need for your Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube accounts. Is your page or profile up to date?
eBay is moving forward with the more visual design it first introduced in October. Today, more than 90 percent of eBay users based in the U.S. will see the new, personalized homepage as soon as they log into the site as the company rolls out the design to the rest of eBay’s users worldwide.
It seems like every couple of months YouTube has been rolling out a new homepage or channel redesign and they’re at it again. Yesterday they rolled out the new “YouTube One Channel” to select partners, including iJustine, DeStorm, EpicMealTime, SORTED, MysteryGuitarMan, LOUD and Geek & Sundry. According to iJustine’s post on the YouTube Creators Blog, the new channels design will soon be available to everyone, and she takes us through the new layout and features in a video guide.
If data visualization is an art, using Piktochart is like having Bob Ross at the computer, whipping up infographics faster than you can say “happy little trees.” Today, the site for making charts with no design skills necessary has enhanced its portfolio of design themes to include new interactive features.
Over the last couple of months YouTube has been working on a new site redesign, rolling out experiments for user feedback. After months of experimentation and tweaking, last night YouTube officially rolled out a brand new look that puts a lot more emphasis on subscriptions.
SoundCloud aims to do for sound what Tumblr has done for blogs. The audio platform’s latest redesign, which opened to the public today, makes it easier for undiscovered artists and professionals to create, discover, and share new audio tracks within the community.
If you head over to StumbleUpon this afternoon you’re in for a surprise—today the social bookmarking site has launched a reimagined site, complete with a whole slew of new features making the site more social than ever.