The DNC is creating several opportunities for supporters to engage on social media networks. An official app on Facebook lets users tweet their nominations on Twitter, using the phrase "I nominate Barack Obama because..." and the hashtag #INominateDNC. A DNC 2012 app has been launched for iPhones and Android devices. The app lets users view the convention schedule, explore Charlotte and follow convention tweets.Continue »
(CBS) - Pinterest is a social network where people make image boards to share photos in a collection. When an image is "pinned," it goes to a main feed where other people can either re-pin the image or follow the user or board. Here are some samples of unique ways people are using Pinterest.
The New York Public Library, Art and Picture Collection has so many cool boards. They've rounded up examples of online stereographs and a collection of photos with the aesthetically pleasing golden ratio 1.6180339887.Continue »
(CBS) - Social vision board site Pinterest has taken the Internet by storm, but new allegations of link swapping may tarnish the company before it gets out of beta.
The invite-only site lets users "pin" photos to a virtual image board. Its easy user interface makes the site extremely addictive.
Although still in open beta, Pinterest skyrocketed in 2011 and even surprised the industry at the speed of its growth. TechCrunch reported that site attracts 10 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S. alone. It isn't all gravy for some loyal users, however.Continue »