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Lovelist App Lets You Add Real World Items to Pinterest Boards

For those who are wholly obsessed with Pinterest, you might be lost while window shopping in real stores. That is, until now, because we’ve discovered an iPhone app that will allow you to pin real-life products to your boards just by scanning the item’s bar code.
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Pinterest Users Tripled Revenue for Retailers on Cyber Monday

pinterest holidayIt’s a good year for Pinterest and retailers. According to social analytics firm, Piquora, Pinterest was able to more than triple the revenue for online retailers on Cyber Monday. This is not surprising since products pinned on the social network has been consistently profitable for retailers.

Piquora’s CEO Shara Verma told Techcrunch that Pinterest users ” are pinning to buy and they are going to Pinterest to look for products to buy. They thought of Pinterest as a destination for their holiday shopping circuit. That never happened with F-commerce or Twitter, else we would have known it by now.” Read more

How Twitter Changed NASA Communications

At Mediabistro’s AllTwitter Marketing Conference, NASA’s social media manager said that Twitter has created a once-in-a-lifetime change in the way the space agency communicates with the world.

SocialTimes editor Devon Glenn shared tips from the presentation on today’s edition of the Morning Media Menu. She also talked about a special font to help people with dyslexia read online and how Pinterest has become one of the most viral social networks.

Press play below to listen on SoundCloud. The show was hosted by GalleyCat editor Jason Boog. Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Daily Newsfeed via email. Music by Kevin MacLeod.

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You Tube, Angry Birds, and Skype Tops Best of 2012 in Apple’s App Store

The yearend  listmania is in full fever and Apple’s App Store is getting into the game with You Tube, Angry Birds, and Skype at the top of its “Best Of” lists. Many apps like Where’s my WaterAngry Birds, and Facebook made appearances within multiple categories and devices. Click below to see the full lists.

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What Pinterest Users Want

Pinterest has quickly become the third largest social network online, now competing with Twitter and Facebook.

The social media gurus at Modea have collected data about Pinterest users into a handy infographic, exploring everything from magazines choices to favorite mobile phones.

We’ve embedded the infographic below. Here’s more about the information:

Ever wonder who’s on Pinterest?  We did.  That’s why we created our first Pinterest Infographic: Pinning = Winning in February, which visualized the power and growing popularity of this social media platform.  Now we’ve put together a new Pinterest infographic that takes a deeper look into the lives of Pinterest users, revealing everything from where they purchase their groceries to which mobile provider they use.  Learn who’s visiting Pinterest, how they access information, their shopping and leisure habits, and much more.  We even compared these habits to internet users at large, so you can get a handle on what is unique about Pinterest visitors.

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