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Pinterest IPO filing reveals plenty of data

We’ve learned not to describe Pinterest as a social network: the company is more often described as a ‘visual search engine’ – although its chosen pitch is as a place “where more than 250 million people around the...
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Pinterest now has 150m monthly active users

Visual sharing service Pinterest has published some new figures to show its growth. The company says it now has more than 150 million monthly active users, up from 100 million a year ago. How does that break down? Just under...
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Curation is king but how do the curators make money?

Pinterest’s announcement yesterday that it’s launching “buyable pins” isn’t, on the face of it, a music story. It’s more about people being able to buy products that they see on the visual-discovery service. “When...
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Pinterest raises another $367m of funding

Social service Pinterest has raised another $367m of funding, taking it over the $1bn raised so far mark. And the company is looking to raise even more: its current round could reach $578m by the time it’s finished, according...
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Pinterest will have 47.1m users in the US alone this year

Well, it will if you believe eMarketer’s latest estimate, which suggests Pinterest will grow from 47.1 million users this year to 59.3 million in 2019. But let’s stick to 2015 for now: eMarketer thinks that the visual-sharing...
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Facebook flight? There’s no sign of it in latest Pew report

You can set your watch by the now-quarterly chatter about whether Facebook users – particularly teenagers – are fleeing to whatever social app is the buzz of the moment. Yet it’s rare to find a large-scale, authoritative...
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Vevo gets pinned in social deal with Pinterest

Vevo’s latest partnership is with visual social network Pinterest, whose users can now ‘pin’ videos from Vevo’s catalogue. The global deal makes Vevo the third online video service to integrate with...
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Visual social network Pinterest raises $200m in new funding

The funding numbers behind Pinterest are eye-boggling: it raised $100m in October 2012, $200m in February 2013, then another $225m in October. And now it has announced another $200m round. In total, Pinterest has now raised...
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Pinterest starts selling ‘promoted pins’ in first advertising drive

Image-focused social media service Pinterest has never made any money, but that’s about to change. After a trial of “promoted pins” the company is ready to start selling them to advertisers, with the likes...
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Visual social network Pinterest raises $200m in new funding

The funding numbers behind Pinterest are eye-boggling: it raised $100m in October 2012, $200m in February 2013, then another $225m in October.
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Pinterest reportedly charging $1m-$2m for advertising

Pinterest reportedly charging $1m-$2m for advertising | Music Ally
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Pinterest raises $225m and reveals latest growth stats

Is social curation service Pinterest worth $3.8bn?