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Twitter had its IPO today. Twitter’s Strong IPO Leaves The Company More Richly Valued On A Per-User Basis Than Facebook At Its Debut | TechCrunch. You may also like: Post-Twitter IPO: Time to fret about a new tech bubble? | CNET and 14 Moments That Defined Twitter | FastCompany
Did your Adobe password leak? Now you and 150m others can check | theguardian
Leak is 20 times worse than the company initially revealed, and could put huge numbers of peoples’ online lives at risk. Direct link to the Adobe leaked credentials checker.
How Pinterest Plans to Woo the Rest of the Internet | FastCompany
Unlike social media platforms like Twitter that capture the here and now, Pinterest is for dreaming of what’s ahead, says CEO Ben Silbermann…“People use Pinterest every day to get ready for and excited about something in their future–what they’re going to make for dinner, what they’re going to teach their classroom of students. If we can create a set of connections between things that they’re interested in, we can help them plan for that future.”
- Amazon, Netflix, Hulu Apps to Launch With PlayStation 4 | PCMag. PS4 launches November 15.
- Why Gamers (And Developers) Will Love the PlayStation 4 | Wired
- Facebook Wants to Be Your TV Guide | FastCompany
- Microsoft Office Web Apps get real-time co-editing, similar to Google Drive | Engadget
Gizmodo spotlights 11 of the Weirdest Sites on the Internet, submitted by followers.
This Encyclopedic Site Contains 41 Years of Video Game Console Design | Kotaku. The Wikipedia contributor behind the site, Evan Amos, wants to establish a free, online museum based on his collection.
Developers suggest 17 Sites for Web Design Inspiration | Mashable.
New to YouTube? Take a look at The Beginner’s Guide to YouTube | Mashable.
It’s no secret that Bing has been waging an uphill battle to stay relevant, and now, Microsoft is hoping that its partnership with Pinterest will be enough to win you over. The Bing team’s latest effort combines its own search results with a new feature: image collections, a supplement that presents related Pinterest boards to the right of your main results.
[T]his week announced a new effortto support “a community of creative, inspiring and hard-working people who make a difference to millions of kids everyday” — teachers.
A number of elementary school educators have already joined the fray, partnering on the launch of Teachers on Pinterest, where teachers can find everything from lesson plans for different grades to classroom decorating ideas.
Amazon has quietly launched its own direct challenger to Pinterest with the debut of a feature called “Amazon Collections.”
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Pinterest is already an absurdly popular way to save stuff from around the web, be it shoes you love, accessories for your bridesmaids or decorations for your man cave. One thing the social-bookmarking service has been missing, however, is context. Now it’s offering a way for companies to deliver more info, through metadata attached to particular types of pages. Rich pins, as they’re being called, can automatically attach price and availability to a product, or ingredient lists to recipes via Pinterest adds more data to your boards with rich pins | Engadget.