25 Web Designs with Modular Content Block Layouts The grid based content block layout has become popular for many types of website, especially portfolios and inspiration ‘pinning’ sites. These sites have a series of tiling blocks that fill the page, often in a kind of modular format where they rearrange themselves depending on the viewport size. This post rounds up a collection of 25 cool website designs that all feature a modular style content block layout. Mercer Tavern DesignersMX ChadMiller
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Dexter Slice of Life on Facebook stalks new ground in branded games And no, we're not just talking about how this Facebook game revolves around America's favorite serial killer. Dexter Slice of Life, the Facebook game in development at Ecko|Code (most recently of Weeds Social Club fame), looks to shake up the oft-scoffed at branded social games scene ... and leave a few nicks here and there. Ecko|Code Executive VP of Product Development Marc Fernandez is confident that Slice of Life will set a new standard for branded games on Facebook. "We're big fans of the brand," Fernandez says of the Ecko|Code team, which already created a Dexter game for iOS devices. Collect Your Web We are excited to share some big news: Snip.it has been acquired by Yahoo!. For the past year and a half, we've worked tirelessly as a team to build the best social news platform on the web. We've been absolutely blown away by the breadth, depth and quality of the content you guys share on Snip.it every day. You helped make it a treasure trove of unique content, and we cannot thank you enough for your contributions to the platform, as well as your valuable feedback on the product.
6 Pinterest for Men Sites Pinterest has long been criticized for being a women’s social network, totally dominated by pictures of weddings, food, crafts, jewelry and women’s fashion. And as a result, several smaller “Pinterest for men” sites started popping up so that guys could start “pinning” all their manly interests to a social network they could call their own. Pinterest is arguably still the biggest and most popular pinboard site , but who knows – maybe something like Manteresting.com or Gentlemint.com have the power to eventually grow just as big.
Springpad Get inspired. Get organized. Get more done. Get Started Get Started Get the App Get the App it's free! What People Are Pinning on Pinterest [STATS] Home, Arts and Crafts, and Style/Fashion are the most popular categories on Pinterest, a third-party study released Monday indicates. According to business intelligence firm RJ Metrics, 17.2% of all pinboards are categorized under Home, followed by Arts and Crafts (12.4%), Style/Fashion (11.7%), Food (10.5%) and Inspiration/Education (9.0%). Of those, food is the fastest-growing category. It's also the category that gets the most repins, generating on average more than 50% repins than the second most reshared category, Style and Fashion. The results were drawn across a sample of approximately 1 million pins across 9,200 different users.
The 11 Most Popular Pinterest Users Any ol' Pinterest user can post a pretty picture and call it a day. But creating a carefully-curated Pinterest page full of well-tailored boards, original content, and lots of interesting pins is a skill very few pinners have truly mastered. Those part of this super-user breed have attracted masses of followers with their pinning prowess. If you're new to Pinterest and you're looking for some great tips to get started, we've got a list of the 27 most beautiful pinboards you need to check out. We've also pinned down (sorry) a list of the most popular users, courtesy of Repinly, a Pinterest directory site that offers a real-time list of the social network's most popular users.
21 Must-Follow Pinterest Users Looking to save some search time and launch into a rich Pinterest experience? We've scouted out some of the best Pinners the service has to offer. SEE ALSO: Pinterest Becomes Top Traffic Driver for Retailers [INFOGRAPHIC] Although the site has a reputation for girly, wedding-themed content, we're here to present a variety of inspiring perspectives, from photography themes to gadget wish lists. So, scoot through our gallery to discover some of the most popular curators on the web's hottest social circuit.