Liz Gannes

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The Pinterest API Is Coming; Head of Marketing Developer Partnerships Joins Up

The broader social media industry eagerly awaits the Pinterest API. The popular social collection service recently launched various retailer tools, and it has said for a while (years now) that a fuller API will be available to outside developers. But now it has hired John Yi to lead marketing developer partnerships, per his LinkedIn profile (and confirmed by a Pinterest spokesman). Yi previously headed similar efforts at Facebook, where he worked for the past four years.


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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