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What's Changing Social Media In 2016

The latest changes by social media and messaging firms are all about cementing their dominance in their users’ everyday lives. From Facebook’s push into bots to Twitter’s deal to stream NFL games to Snapchat’s discovery channels these services...

Read More30 Sep 16
Pinterest Absorbs Offline Reading Service Instapaper

Popular clipping site Pinterest has taken over Instapaper, an app that allows users to read articles offline, for an undisclosed amount. Pinterest acquired both the team and the technology behind Instapaper to accelerate discovering and saving articles...

Read More24 Aug 16
Pinterest Snaps Up Tote

Pinterest has snapped up shopping app tote. The financial terms of the deal were not revealed. The deal will help Pinterest use Tote’s connections with the fashion world. 

Read More23 Jun 16
Pinterest Acquires Fleksy Keyboard App

Pinterest has acquired US-based Fleksy keyboard app. The financial terms of the deal were not revealed. The Fleksy team will join Pinterest in mobile and mobile platform engineering roles. 

Read More16 Jun 16
Pinterest Acquires Design App Curator

Social networking site Pinterest has acquired British design app Curator for an undisclosed amount. While, terms of the deal were not disclosed, the company has hired its founder Daniel Nordh as its lead product designer. The app will also continue to...

Read More22 Apr 16
Social Media Is The Next Frontier For Payments

Payments are increasingly social. People can send money to each other in Facebook Messenger, while some 8bn gifts of digital money were sent on WeChat during Chinese New Year. Social networks are now where many people spend much of their time and for...

Read More21 Mar 16
Point Of Sale - 3 Disruptive Trends In Shopping

Fingerprints, Facebook and beacons are all reshaping the way we shop. Unsurprisingly, much of this is down to the impact of the smartphone as retailers try and take advantage of the full potential of the device. Here are three ways in which shopping is...

Read More09 Feb 16
Pinterest Acquires Meme Generator Pext

Content bookmarking tool Pinterest has acquired text-based meme generator Pext. No financial conditions were revealed. Pinterest will take on board Pext’s staff, but the company and its technology will be discontinued. The acquihire comes jointly with...

Read More10 Dec 15
Pinterest Acquires Image Shopping Platform The Hunt

Online content platform Pinterest has acquired image-based shopping the Hunt. No financial conditions were revealed. Pinterest will take on board The Hunt’s staff, but the company and its technology will be discontinued. The acquihire comes jointly...

Read More10 Dec 15
3 E-Commerce Trends Disrupting Black Friday

Christmas is quickly approaching, which only means one thing - lots of shopping data to analyse! Unsurprisingly, people are spending more money than ever buying goods online. In the US e-commerce spending is expected to reach USD70bn this holiday...

Read More27 Nov 15
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