Halloweenify Your Phone or Tablet With These Apps

I won’t go so far as to say it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but we are in an exciting time. For many people, Halloween is THE holiday of the year. Here are some spooky suggestions for getting in to the spirit of it all with your tech. Backgrounds and Themes First things [...]


Facebook Launching ‘Paper’ App For iOS Available Today

When you think about how you use your smartphone for social networking, your home screen is probably full. Between Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Google+, Flickr, Pinterest, Foursquare, and some of the smaller niche networks like Path, Circle, Vine, and even MySpace, how many more could you possibly need? The king of the social network jungle [...]


Top Pins of 2013

It’s that wonderful time for companies to tell us just what we were interested in all year.  Pinterest has just released their Top Pins of 2013.  There are 29 different categories which include: Crafty DIY Health and Fitness Places & Travel Here at Zagg, it’s the Tech that has us most interested.  This year we [...]


How Did Pinterest Get Its Start?

Today, Pinterest is one of the leading social media platforms, and is definitely growing. But how did this organized internet haven get started? Back in 2008, friends Paul Sciarra and Ben Silbermann quit their jobs and formed a company called Cold Brew Labs. Silberman first had the vision for what would evolve into  Pinterest in [...]


Pinterest Will Soon Start Running Ads

Pinterest announced in a blog post today that soon, you’ll start seeing ads among your pins. Founded in 2009, the social network has around 200 employees and is valued north of $2.5 billion by investors. To date, the company has raised $338 million in financing, but has yet to generate its first dollar of revenue. Back [...]


Does Pinterest Make Money?

Short answer? Nope. Slightly longer answer? It may be making money as early as later this year. According to the website’s FAQs, the company is still “focused on growing Pinterest and making it more valuable.” The company is currently being funded by entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, and while they’ve experimented with making money through affiliate [...]


What A Party Looks Like At Pinterest HQ

If you’ve ever wondered what the offices at Pinterest look like, or even better, what a party looks like at Pinterest, here’s your chance.  On Thursday, Altitude Summit held their first ever #AltSF in San Francisco.  What you probably don’t know is that Alt Summit is where Ben Silbermann, co-founder of Pinterest, helped his new [...]

Arsenal for iPhone 5

Facebook Likes And Pinterest Pins Showing Up Offline In Retail Stores

Social media sites like Pinterest and Facebook have taken the internet world by storm. But now, it looks like they’re moving to a different venue…. real life? Nordstrom is  testing a new pilot program that integrates Pinterest into their stores. So far, 13 locations have brought the popular site to life through in-store displays that [...]


Pinterest Now Offers Insights For Business Accounts

If you care about web referral traffic, you should care about Pinterest.  It now accounts for more referral traffic than Twitter, StumbleUpon, Bing, and Google.  This is no small feat.  For a food site that I consulted for, Pinterest ranked second for referral traffic.  And we’re not just talking social referrals – we’re talking all [...]


Six Ways To Make A Grammar Lover Smile

Last week we celebrated National Grammar Day. Whether you find yourself silently (or not so silently) correcting the grammar of others on a frequent basis or are the individual in need of correction, these pins will make you smile. Unless, you don’t understand why they’re funny. In which case, please buy this. Source: jeshicasjournal.blogspot.com via [...]

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