Inclusion Labs launched to build better Pinterest

Pinterest announced its new initiative in partnership with diversity research and consulting firm Paradigm called Inclusion Labs. Paradigm began working with Pinterest for seven months. In 2013, one of Pinterest engineers Tracy Chou kicked off the “where are the numbers?” initiative, which revealed just how low the numbers really were. Pinterest is not only collecting … Continue reading “Inclusion Labs launched to build better Pinterest”

Pinterest Acquires Spanish startup Icebergs

Pinterest has Acquired Icebergs, a service that allowed users to organize their projects. Icebergs cofounders César Isern and Albert Pereta will relocate to San Francisco from Barcelona and join Pinterest as product manager and product designer, respectively. “On Pinterest, there are tens of millions of people discovering more than 30 billion pins, and we can’t … Continue reading “Pinterest Acquires Spanish startup Icebergs”

Pinterest Acquires Image-Recognition Startup VisualGraph

Pinterest has acquired VisualGraph, a builder of image recognition and visual search technology which was founded only in 2010. Pinterest says “the acquisition of VisualGraph will help us build technology to better understand what people are Pinning. By doing so, we hope to make it easier for people to find the things they love.” VisualGraph … Continue reading “Pinterest Acquires Image-Recognition Startup VisualGraph”

Pinterest revises terms of service, gives up right to sell users content

The Emerging Social Media Pinterest has updated their Terms of Services. Pinterest gives up the right to sell users content. The Pinterest Blog post says, Our original Terms stated that by posting content to Pinterest you grant Pinterest the right for us to sell your content. Selling content was never our intention and we removed … Continue reading “Pinterest revises terms of service, gives up right to sell users content”