Pinterest is quietly generating revenue by modifying user submitted pins >> LL Social
If you post a pin to Pinterest, and it links to an ecommerce site that happens to have an affiliate program, Pinterest modifies the link to add their own affiliate tracking code. If someone clicks through the picture from Pinterest and makes a purchase, Pinterest gets paid. This is particularly noteworthy for brands with affiliate programs.
Pinterest Hits 10 Million U.S. Monthly Uniques Faster Than Any Standalone Site Ever >> TechCrunch
TechCrunch has attained exclusive data from comScore showing Pinterest just hit 11.7 million unique monthly U.S. visitors, crossing the 10 million mark faster than any other standalone site in history.
10 Reasons Pinterest Booked 10 Million Visitors a Month So Fast >> Forbes
The fact that this post on Forbes has over 20,000 views is a pretty clear indicator that it’s a must read.
Flickr disables Pinterest pins on copyrighted images (exclusive) >> VentureBeat
The Yahoo-owned photo-sharing site has just added Pinterest’s newly introduced do-not-pin codeto Flickr pages with copyrighted or protected images.
“Flickr has implemented the tag and it appears on all non-public/non-safe pages, as well as when a member has disabled sharing of their Flickr content,” a Flickr representative confirmed to VentureBeat Friday. “This means only content that is ‘safe,’ ‘public’ and has the sharing button enabled can be pinned to Pinterest.”
Pinterest: Not Just for Stay-at-Home Moms and Aspiring Wedding Planners >> MarketingProfs