Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Pinterest and Pinterest Pins, Images, Copyrights, Copyright Law, Retailers

One picture is worth a thousand words. Pinterest is using the wisdom in that ancient aphorism to drive its rapidly booming Internet service.

Pinterest pins involving the images of others (e.g. pinned images of commercial products) are an interesting field in terms of copyrights and copyright law.

Andreea Ayers has some key observations in a posting
at Pinterest and Copyrights – What You Need to Know.

Interesting in this regard is also the Mashable posting by Todd Wasserman reporting in Pinterest Pins Are on 9% of the Top Online Retail Sites that "top online retailers are offering Pinterest pins on their sites".

See also Lauren Indvik at Mashable and Pinterest Becomes Top Traffic Driver for Retailers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Society Page: Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg Married

The Reliable Source of Roxanne Roberts and Amy Argetsinger reports that Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan pulled off a surprise wedding one day after the Facebook IPO, inviting 100 guests who thought they were attending a party for Chan's graduation from medical school.

New Powers to Shape EU Telecoms Single Market Mark One-Year Anniversary

See the speech by Nellie Kroes at the EUROPA Press Release at:

New powers to shape the Telecoms Single Market

Study Shows Social Media Importance for Companies and Professionals

Ingeborg van Beusekom reports on a research study that indicates that Companies Need To Embrace Social Media.

European Union Digital Technology Regulation: EU Commission Changes "DG INFSO" to "DG Connect" on July 1, 2012

As reported at ENISA (European Network and Information Security Agency),

The EU Commission changes DG INFSO to “DG Connect”, writing
"“DG Connect” ... stands for the key areas they cover (Communication Networks, Content and Technology).... The changes will take effect as of 1st July."

Add Pins to Your Facebook Timeline Automatically Grouped

The Pinterest Blog reports that one can Add Pins to Your Facebook Timeline automatically grouped by Pinterest and showing "Active Boards".

We are going to turn on this function as a trial, although it can always be turned off with the flick of a switch at one's Pinterest settings.

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