Pinterest Removes Affiliate Links

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Pinterest has begun removing affiliate links, the trackers attached to pins that allow bloggers to make money when people repin their sponsored content. While normal users will not see a difference, the bloggers who previously earned a percentage of sales when shoppers clicked through to products they shared on Pinterest will no receive a cut from those stores.

Twitter  is testing different multi-photo layouts, making it so each user’s mosaics may not always look the same. It is rumored that the experimentation with the platform’s image display may be a step toward supporting other types of media, such as native video clips and GIFs.

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