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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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work