Lauren Goode

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Fab.com Ditches Google+ in Favor of Pinterest

Fab.com, the shopping Web site that raised $40 million late last year in a Series B round led by Andreessen Horowitz, has revamped its site to highlight more social features, including the ability to filter its live shopping feed by category, buy straight from the feed and see what Facebook friends are buying. Fab has also removed its Google+ button in favor of a Pinterest pin. The company claims four million members in the 10 months since its launch.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus