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Topic: Pinterest

This Bank Found a Way for Men to Browse Pinterest Without Feeling Ashamed

Make it look like you're browsing sports, meat and power tools!

How tough is it to scout for pillow shams and window treatments, Mr. New Homeowner, while keeping your manhood intact? Extremely difficult, if not downright impossible, on chick-dominated Pinterest. FirstBank of…

Lovely Ad for Pinterest Shows How It Can Inspire Collaborative Brilliance (or at Least Dinner)

Messaging opens up new possibilities

Pinterest touts its newly unveiled messaging feature in this handsomely shot two-and-a-half minute video from production house Strike Anywhere. The clip is Apple-esque, as are so many personal-tech ads these days,…

Caribou Coffee Builds Five-Story-Tall Pinterest Board at the Mall of America

Colle+McVoy's latest stunt

Caribou Coffee, whose previous out-of-home ad stunts have included heated bus shelters in Minneapolis, is back with another special campaign—a giant, five-story-tall Pinterest board built (with help from ad agency…

Pinterest Clamps Down on Contests to Keep Them From Getting 'Spammy'

Rules have been unclear and unfollowed, site admits

Just a few months after Facebook finally eased off its restrictive contest guidelines, Pinterest seems to be taking the opposite approach. In a recent round of policy revisions and clarifications,…

Startup Wants to Turn On YouTube Commerce

Subblime allows creators to set up shopping hubs with favorite brands, starting with Tieks

A new startup wants to help YouTube talent tap into e-commerce dollars and the budding social commerce wave spurred by platforms like Pinterest. Subblime allows YouTube creators to build and market destination…

Artists Give Old Domino's Signage a Second Life in 'Second Hand Logos' Project

Upcycling the obsolete

Say what you want about Domino's (it's an abomination unto the Lord), but it has one of the better branded Pinterest projects I've seen in a while—Second Hand Logos. Since…

Y&R Sets Up Shoppable Pinterest Boards for Families Who Lost Everything in Hurricane Sandy

Click to rebuild lives

Y&R Midwest is trying to steer Pinterest users toward charitable shores, possibly because they're sick of them posting only about food and lingerie. Y&R's idea, called Helpin.It, is a set…

Gucci Tries 'Pinnable' Banner Ads

Clicking reveals larger ad images to share on Pinterest

Here's a new definition for wasting time: pinning Gucci ads online. The marketer has begun sticking "Pin it" buttons on its fall/winter 2012 Web banners. Clicking through reveals larger ad…

Facebook IPO Colors Internet Week

Diller down, ecosystem up on the stock

For the most part, conference sessions can be canned affairs. But, for the most part, that’s not the case when Barry Diller’s onstage. It may be that the IAC chairman…

Honda Wants You to Stop Using That Damn Pinterest Already

Automaker gives pinners $500 to take a break

Honda is having its Pinterest and eating it, too—with a new campaign that urges top pinners to stop wasting their life already and get outside. Its "Leap List" campaign for…

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