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Nancy Scola / Politico:
Google, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and others partner to scenario-plan for the last three months before US Election Day, including slow election results   —  Google, Facebook, Twitter and other major social media companies are working together to scenario-plan for the last three months …
Aug 12, 2020, 4:08 PMIn context
Francoise Brougher:
Former Pinterest COO provides a detailed account of her claims about gender discrimination and toxic workplace culture with recommendations for the company   —  Pinterest has always been about aspiration.  It is a platform for sharing beautiful images, curating galleries of an idealized world.
Aug 12, 2020, 1:30 AMIn context
Erin Griffith / New York Times:
Former Pinterest COO accuses the company of gender bias in a new lawsuit, alleging she was fired in April after complaining about sexist treatment   —  Françoise Brougher, Pinterest's former chief operating officer, said she was fired after speaking up about mistreatment.
Aug 11, 2020, 6:50 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Pinterest says it is expanding its skin tone search tool, which debuted in US in 2018 and uses machine vision to sort beauty-related pins, to five more markets   —  Users can filter by skin tone to get more relevant results  —  Pinterest is upgrading its skin tone search feature …
Aug 11, 2020, 4:00 PMIn context
Megan Graham / CNBC:
Pinterest closes up 36% after reporting Q2 revenue of $272M, up 4% YoY, and global MAUs of 416M, up 39% YoY   —  - Pinterest shares closed up 36.13% on Friday.  — The company reported earnings before the bell on Friday.  It saw total revenue of $272 million, an increase of 4% year-over-year …
Jul 31, 2020, 4:10 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Emails from April 2012 show Zuckerberg and other execs were frustrated by slow internal prototyping and weighed copying and iterating on apps like Pinterest   —  ‘I wonder what we could do to move a lot faster’  —  Newly released emails from April 2012 show Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg …
Jul 30, 2020, 1:20 PMIn context
Sarah Emerson / OneZero :
Former moderators at Pinterest say they had inadequate resources and minimal mental health support as they fought to keep child abuse imagery off the platform   —  Moderators reported seeing child pornography content ‘every couple hours’  —  a good day, Blake's job as a Pinterest moderator …
Jul 29, 2020, 9:20 AMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Ceros, a no-code digital design service with clients like Snap and IBM, raises $100M led by Sumeru Equity Partners; Crunchbase: Ceros previously raised $33.5M   —  Ceros is taking a big step up in fundraising today, with the announcement that it has raised a $100 million investment led by Sumeru Equity Partners.
Jul 23, 2020, 4:10 PMIn context
Sarah Emerson / OneZero :
Pinterest's moderation approach, which blocks content at the search query level, rather than removing it entirely, lets some objectionable content remain   —  The moderation oversight is a result of hiding rather than deleting illicit content  —  Pinterest, a website best known for inspiration boards …
Jul 11, 2020, 8:10 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
An issue with Facebook SDK, which lasted for about 3 hours, crashed iOS apps for TikTok, Spotify, Tinder, Pinterest, and others that use Facebook Login   —  The issue has now been resolved and apps are working once more  —  A number of popular apps and services including Spotify, Pinterest …
Jul 10, 2020, 8:25 AMIn context

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