Happy Friday! Check out some of the industry stories you might have missed this week.
Pinterest Passes Twitter in Blog Traffic
A recent study from Shareholic shows that Pinterest drove more traffic to blogs in February than Twitter. Women’s lifestyle, home décor and cooking outlets have been some of the largest beneficiaries of Pinterest’s growth. While the site still comes in behind Facebook, Google and Yahoo for blog traffic, Pinterest’s popularity means its growth won’t slow anytime soon. However, recent copyright issues might affect how photographers use the site. Find out more here. How often do you use Pinterest?
Catch All the SXSW Action This Year
Today marks the kickoff of this year’s South By Southwest festival. For those who can’t attend the festival, PRDaily has a list of ways you can still catch all the action. From the official SXSW Facebook page and Twitter feed to Pinterest boards, attendees are sharing more content than ever this year. How are you following the festival?
Social Recruiting Helps Job Seekers
A new Twitter tool, called TweetMyJobs, aims to help Americans get back to work. The site uses Facebook and Twitter’s social graphs to connect job seekers with available positions. Employers and job seekers pay nothing to use the site, which is focused on lower-level or mid-career jobs. Do you think the platform will be successful?
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