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The @BGBadgley resort 2013 Pinterest page.
In the past six months, Pinterest has gone from relative obscurity to exalted status alongside Facebook and Twitter as a social-networking site that U.S. retail marketers need to pay attention to. While the social-bookmarking site has largely been propelled by a female, Midwestern-skewing audience, now that it's looking to make itself known abroad, it's likely going to have to find a different user niche in each new market. Pinterest signaled its intention to focus on global growth when it revealed its choice of the Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten to lead its $100 million funding round last month, saying the investment was the beginning of a strategic partnership "to help [Pinterest] expand in Japan and into Rakuten's 17 other global markets," according to a statement.
A version of this post originally appeared at AmyPorterfield.com. There's this popular new social network called Pinterest , a site that has more than 17 million users pinning visual content to virtual pinboards. You've given the site a look and want to start reaching the site's growing userbase by pinning images related to your business.
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An exclusive look inside CEO Ben Silbermann's social media sensation. FORTUNE -- Ben Silbermann can't stop staring at the refrigerators. The Pinterest co-founder and CEO and I are standing in the break room of his company's garage-size Palo Alto office.
If you want a visual representation of South by Southwest, start searching on Pinterest . A simple SXSW search turns up photos of musicians , event posters , styles you’re likely to see , and infographics detailing the festival’s history .
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Pinterest co-founder Paul Sciarra said late Monday that he is departing the suddenly super-hot startup. Sciarra was listed in regulatory documents from 2010 as president and CEO of the company.
After its growth slowed in March , it looks like photo-sharing/collecting site Pinterest is actually losing users in April. Most Pinterest users sign-up to the site using their Facebook accounts , and AppData, which monitors how often users of third-party apps and Web sites interact with Facebook , says the number of Facebook-connected Pinterest users has declined precipitously the past 50 days. Monthly active users are down from 11.3 million on March 1 to 11.15 million on April 1 to just 8.3 million today.