Liz Gannes

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Pinterest Hires Facebook’s Barry Schnitt to Lead Communications

Pinterest has hired Barry Schnitt as its new head of communications and public policy. Schnitt had been at Facebook for the past four years, and eight more before that at Google. He’ll start at Pinterest next month. (Excuse the inside baseball, but from a press perspective, Pinterest has been nearly impenetrable lately despite its wide usage and impact.)


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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