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Report: Pinterest Beats Yahoo Organic Traffic, Making It 4th Largest Traffic Driver Worldwide (TechCrunch)
According to new data released by Shareaholic this morning, Pinterest has beaten out Yahoo organic traffic, making Pinterest the fourth largest traffic driver worldwide. In addition, the company found that Google, Yahoo and Bing organic traffic has decreased, which the firm speculates may indicate more people are discovering content through social sites like Pinterest.
LinkedIn Looks to Get More Facebooky (AdWeek)
Starting today, LinkedIn will begin rolling out new Company Pages designed to be more streamlined and applicable to each individual user who visits it. "Users now will be better able to focus," said Jonathan Lister, LinkedIn's VP of global marketing solutions.
Third-Party Facebook-Management Tools Join Forces As HootSuite Acquires Seesmic (AllFacebook)
Two third-party social-media-management tools are now one, as HootSuite announced its acquisition of Seesmic, saying that it will continue to support Seesmic but convert business users to HootSuite and urge Seesmic users to sample HootSuite's offerings.