Archive for the Pinterest Tag


Expanding the textureweb Universe

  I have a lot of things that I would like to comment and blog about, but sometimes it is just not worthy of  an article. Hence I have launched a Facebook page where I will post those items rather then keep them as a link in my desktop where they inevitably get sent to the trash. I also want
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Superbowl Memes #Winning

When you have a game like we saw last night with the apparent blowout by the Broncos, coupled with the over the top hype by the media of how they were going to win, you have to expect some memes on this. Payton may be a great quarterback, but even my fav, Tom Brady can have a day where it
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Photos like this work well to create a montage with the content-aware function with Photoshop.

Merging and Flailing

The power of Photoshop is without question the most important thing that is out there these days when it comes to impressions. I know we all are a bit wary about the photos of models and how they do not really represent reality due to much photo manipulation with software. This phto manipulation has become a noun of “photoshop’. Lets
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Behance – Creative Integration

    Behance, a New York City based “design centrictechnology company” was aquired by Adobe in December. The company has created a platform to showcase creative work and was a response to the  “countless creative professionals suffering from inefficiency, disorganization, and careers at the mercy of bureaucracy”. Interestingly they partnered with LinkedIn in 2010 so ou can add Behance Projects
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Digging into some CSS. How’s that work again?

An interesting thing happened on – a design and Pinterest leaning site. When a certain sideboard caught my eye I wanted to Pin it. I saw this come up in a pop out window: I wanted to not bother with the sales message. What then showed after an image refresh, but not a browser refresh was this: The code
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Pearltrees. Social Worthy? Nah.

Pearltrees allows you to bookmark sites just like StumbleUpon. It mixes that function with the pinning and organizing approach of Pinterest. You can post notes and photos as well as the URLs, which are referred to as ‘pearls’. The folders you put them in and organize heirachically are called ‘pearltrees. You can then engage in an open curation of the
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PinPointing with Zappos

I don’t think I need to see the numbers to show me that Pinterest is most popular with women who focus on design and fashion. Zappos, Amazon owned eclothier, has launched a new service callled PinPointing. Basically they segment the service in two ways. You can look at the Pinterest users pins, or enter a username such as yourself. Either
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Pinterest: Pinning Our Lives

I came across the following presentation entitled Pinning Our Lives: Pinterest and Beyond created by Aliza Sherman, on SlideShare. This being the midst of summer and me being a lazy bones, thought I would simply share this today for the post. Enjoy.


Pinterest at 25 (months) [INFOGRAPHIC]

  The demograpic of Pinners is changing as the site garners more users. Pinterest is now 25 months old since launch. In March of this year, it  served 2.3 billion page impressions to 4 million unique visitors each day.  Tamba from the UK has produced this infographic with the latest numbers.  


Corporate Social Media Policy

Social media is in it’s best form social. That of course means it leans heavily on the individual. As such social media guidelines should be used as a guide and not a policy. This will allow people to participate in social media in a smart way by being educated rather than being told what they can or can not do.
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