Social Networks

Latest Funding Round Values Pinterest at $5 billion

Latest Funding Round Values Pinterest at $5 billion

Pinterest Inc. has been able to raise $200 million as funding which will give the San Francisco social media company a valuation of $5 billion. The current valuation is higher compared to $3.8 billion that was assumed seven months ago.

Twitter’s ‘mute’ button is now official

Twitter’s ‘mute’ button is now official

In a recently-released official blog post, popular microblogging service Twitter has announced that its much-anticipated 'mute' button has been formally launched by the company. The 'mute' button will give Twitter users - both on the Web as well as on mobile - the ability to 'silence' the tweets of other users with just a few clicks.

Twitter reportedly testing ‘mute’ button with select users

Twitter reportedly testing ‘mute’ button with select users

According to online reports, microblogging service Twitter is carrying out an unannounced testing of the 'mute' button with a random selection of users. The mute button allows users to hide annoying tweets and other media shared by other users.

LinkedIn's Sales Forecast Falls Short of Analysts’ Expectations

LinkedIn's Sales Forecast Falls Short of Analysts’ Expectations

On Thursday, LinkedIn Corp forecasted its 2014 revenue slightly lower than expected by the Wall Street analysts. This fact has given rise to concerns about the company's ability to carry on with its fast growth strategy. The stock ended more than 3% lower.

Pinterest has grown by 50% in last six months; the site now hosts 30 billion images

Pinterest has grown by 50% in last six months; the site now hosts 30 billion ima

During the course of a recent event held at the Pinterest headquarters in San Francisco, the social media site's CEO Ben Silbermann revealed that the site has witnessed a noteworthy 50 percent growth in the last six months.

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