Category Archives: pinterest

Facebook Targets Hate Group and Vaccine Misinformation

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugs a mosque-goer at the Kilbirnie mosque in Wellington, New Zealand, on March 17, 2019 In the wake of the New Zealand mosque shootings in which 50 worshippers were killed by a white nationalist gunman, Facebook … Continue reading

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Pinterest Visual Discovery Connects Inspiration to Action

  We’ve learned that for brands with the right application, no medium directs traffic and action better than Pinterest (a company that is six years old and yet has barely half the employee count of the far more infant Snap, … Continue reading

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Is it the time for social media education in schools?

Several things from the class last Tuesday gave me a new perspective on seeing social network. One is about the TED talk given by a 12-year-old app developer, Thomas Suarez; the other is about the presentation on “Impact of social … Continue reading

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SEARCial = PINTEREST .. The Next Google?

Are you pinning? Do you know what pinning is? Pinterest has over 47 million users according to research and it is only expected to grow. People are describing Pinterest as Searcial. This is a combination of search and social. Rather … Continue reading

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Pinning is about to get a lot more expensive

Pinterest is one of my favorite social media sites for a variety of reasons – it’s visually stimulating, easy to use and makes me feel like I have the ability to be domestic, even if I never actually make the … Continue reading

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From Pinners to Winners…

You haven’t heard of Target’s newest designers? You must not be on Pinterest. Every year Target unveils its latest design partnerships to the world. Historically, the bulls-eye logoed corporation has done dealings with household names (for the fashion-minded, at least) … Continue reading

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Privacy Please

After our class discussion last Tuesday I went home and reflected on everything we spoke about. I thought about how great social media really is and how it has helped me stay connected to friends, family, school events etc., but … Continue reading

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Buy / Vote / Give via #Action Hashtags

In general, hashtags have served as a way to tag and find content. They have been a tool for conversation. But what if you could actually make something physically happen, such as a purchase, via a simple social media post. … Continue reading

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Manteresting. . .Pinterest for Men

  During multiple class discussions, we have touched on the fact that Pinterest appeals to mostly to women, in fact according to a recent study, women are 5 times as likely to use Pinterest than men and according to comScore, … Continue reading

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Targeting Demographics through specific Social Media Platforms

  Pew Research Center recently released their findings on a 2012 survey on the demographics of users for 5 of the top Social Media platforms.  The results from this survey broke out the specifics of Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Age, Education attainment, Household income, … Continue reading

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