Pinterest Woos International Users With Telefónica Partnership

Oct 2013

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Steve Jobs believed people didn’t know what they wanted until it was presented to them. Pinterest seems to be taking a page out of Jobs’ playbook. The pinning platform announced a new partnership with international broadband provider Telefónica on Thursday, a relationship that means a new Pinterest widget will come pre-loaded on Android phones sold by Telefónica across Latin America and Europe. Telefónica has a total of 316 million customers, meaning Pinterest’s reach just expanded big time. For more on this story, click here!


Fans, celebrities and press attending New York Comic Con on Thursday sent out laudatory tweets expressing excitement to be at the annual convention — or at least it looked like they did, as the tweets were published entirely without their permission or knowledge. More on this story here.



The latest in viral Twitter bots, @tofu_product aims to “write like you do” — because “tofu absorbs flavor.””Don’t listen to checkmate atheists,” tweets @tofu_product , but don’t assume it’s a wise Chinese proverb. In fact, the bot is actually trying to copy another Twitter user.“I’ve always been a huge fan of conversation bots and of natural language processing in general,” programmer Joseph Toscano and creator of the account tells Mashable. Toscano and his friends have created various conversation bots in their free time, but this time, Toscano wanted to develop something specifically for Twitter. Click here to read more!

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