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Pinterest is a web and mobile application company that operates a software system designed to discover information on the World Wide Web, mainly using images and on a shorter scale, GIFs and videos. [1]

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Alexa Internet

Alexa Internet, Inc. is an American company based in California that provides commercial web traffic data and analytics.

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Amazon (company)

Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.

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Andreessen Horowitz

Andreessen Horowitz (also called a16z) is a private American venture capital firm, founded in 2009 by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz.

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Android (operating system)

Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

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Application programming interface

In computer programming, an application programming interface (API) is a set of subroutine definitions, protocols, and tools for building software.

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Attribution (copyright)

Attribution in copyright law, is acknowledgement as credit to the copyright holder or author of a work.

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Behance (stylized as Bēhance) is a network of sites and services specializing in self-promotion, including consulting and online portfolio sites.

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Ben Silbermann

Ben Silbermann (born 1982) is an American Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder and CEO of Pinterest, a virtual pinboard which lets users organize images, links, recipes and other things.

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Bessemer Venture Partners

Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) is the oldest venture capital firm in the United States, founded in 1911.

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Biz Stone

Christopher Isaac "Biz" Stone (born March 10, 1974) is a Jewish American entrepreneur who co-founded Twitter, among other Internet-based services.

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Bookmark (World Wide Web)

In the context of the World Wide Web, a bookmark is a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) that is stored for later retrieval in any of various storage formats.

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Clipix is a privately funded company offering an online bookmarking, file sharing, and organizational tool.

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CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally.

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Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.

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Compete.com was a web traffic analysis service.

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comScore is an American media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers.

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Digital Millennium Copyright Act

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a United States copyright law that implements two 1996 treaties of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

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Early adopter

An early adopter (sometimes misspelled as early adapter or early adaptor) or lighthouse customer is an early customer of a given company, product, or technology.

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Entrepreneur in Residence

Entrepreneur in Residence or Executive in Residence is a kind of position in venture capital firms, law firms or business schools that is usually temporary and not formal.

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Evan Sharp

Evan Sharp (born 1982) is an American Internet entrepreneur, the co-founder and chief product officer of Pinterest.

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Experian plc is a consumer credit reporting agency.

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Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.

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FirstMark Capital

FirstMark Capital is a venture capital firm based in New York City.

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Flask (web framework)

Flask is a micro web framework written in Python.

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Flickr (pronounced "flicker") is an image hosting service and video hosting service.

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Getty Images

Getty Images, Inc. is an American stock photo agency, with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States.

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The Graphics Interchange Format, better known by its acronym GIF, is a bitmap image format that was developed by a team at the bulletin board service (BBS) provider CompuServe led by American computer scientist Steve Wilhite on June 15, 1987.

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Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a freemium web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic.

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Google Play

Google Play (previously Android Market) is a digital distribution service operated and developed by Google.

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Google Plus (stylized as Google+) is an Internet-based social network that is owned and operated by Google.

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Hitwise is a division of Connexity, that measures behavior across desktop, tablet and smartphone devices.

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Hootsuite is a social media management platform, created by Ryan Holmes in 2008.

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Instagram is a photo and video-sharing social networking service owned by Facebook, Inc. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and launched in October 2010 exclusively on iOS.

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Instapaper is a bookmarking service owned by Pinterest.

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Intellectual property

Intellectual property (IP) is a category of property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect, and primarily encompasses copyrights, patents, and trademarks.

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iPad is a line of tablet computers designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc., which run the iOS mobile operating system.

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iStock is an online royalty free, international micro stock photography provider based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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Jack Abraham

Jack Abraham is an American businessperson, entrepreneur and investor who is best known for building and founding Milo, a product search engine company, acquired by eBay in 2010 for $75 million.

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Jelly (app)

Jelly was an app that served as a Q&A platform, created by Jelly Industries, a search-engine company founded and led by Biz Stone, one of Twitter's co-founders.

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Kevin Hartz

Kevin Hartz is an American entrepreneur, investor, Partner at Founders Fund and Co-Founder and Chairman of Eventbrite, a self-service ticketing platform.

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LinkedIn is a business and employment-oriented service that operates via websites and mobile apps.

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List of image-sharing websites

This is a non-exhaustive list of major image-sharing websites.

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Madras High Court

The Madras High Court is the high court of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Marquis de Condorcet

Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat, Marquis of Condorcet (17 September 1743 – 29 March 1794), known as Nicolas de Condorcet, was a French philosopher, mathematician, and early political scientist whose Condorcet method in voting tally selects the candidate who would beat each of the other candidates in a run-off election.

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Meta element

Meta elements are tags used in HTML and XHTML documents to provide structured metadata about a Web page.

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Michael Birch (businessman)

Michael Birch OBE (born 7 July 1970) is an English computer programmer and entrepreneur.

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Mobile app

A mobile app is a computer program designed to run on a mobile device such as a phone/tablet or watch.

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Moving average

In statistics, a moving average (rolling average or running average) is a calculation to analyze data points by creating series of averages of different subsets of the full data set.

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Paul Sciarra

Paul Sciarra is an American Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Pinterest with Ben Silbermann and Evan Sharp.

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PC World

PC World, stylized PCWorld, is a global computer magazine published monthly by IDG.

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Phishing is the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and money), often for malicious reasons, by disguising as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.

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Privately held company

A privately held company, private company, or close corporation is a business company owned either by non-governmental organizations or by a relatively small number of shareholders or company members which does not offer or trade its company stock (shares) to the general public on the stock market exchanges, but rather the company's stock is offered, owned and traded or exchanged privately.

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() is a Japanese electronic commerce and Internet company based in Tokyo and founded in 1997 by Hiroshi Mikitani.

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Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Ron Conway

Ronald Crawford Conway (born March 9, 1951) is an American angel investor and philanthropist, often described as one of Silicon Valley's "super angels".

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Safe harbor (law)

A safe harbor is a provision of a statute or a regulation that specifies that certain conduct will be deemed not to violate a given rule.

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Salesforce.com, Inc. (styled in its logo as salesƒorce; abbreviated usually as SF or SFDC) is a US cloud computing company headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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Scientific American

Scientific American (informally abbreviated SciAm) is an American popular science magazine.

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Scott Belsky

Scott Belsky (born April 18, 1980) is an American entrepreneur, author and early-stage investor best known for co-creating the online portfolio platform, Behance, Inc.

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Series A round

A series A round is the name typically given to a company's first significant round of venture capital financing.

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Social engineering (security)

Social engineering, in the context of information security, refers to psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information.

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Social network

A social network is a social structure made up of a set of social actors (such as individuals or organizations), sets of dyadic ties, and other social interactions between actors.

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Social networking service

A social networking service (also social networking site, SNS or social media) is a web application that people use to build social networks or social relations with other people who share similar personal or career interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections.

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Software release life cycle

A software release life cycle is the sum of the stages of development and maturity for a piece of computer software: ranging from its initial development to its eventual release, and including updated versions of the released version to help improve software or fix software bugs still present in the software.

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South by Southwest

South by Southwest (abbreviated as SXSW and colloquially referred to as South By) is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March in Austin, Texas, United States.

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Spredfast is a global social media marketing software company that provides community management, social media marketing, content management, social care, and social media analytics tools to enterprise brands and agencies.

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Starbucks Corporation is an American coffee company and coffeehouse chain.

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Startup company

A startup company (startup or start-up) is an entrepreneurial venture which is typically a newly emerged business that aims to meet a marketplace need by developing a viable business model around a product, service, process or a platform.

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Symantec Corporation (commonly known as Symantec) is an American software company headquartered in Mountain View, California, United States.

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TechCrunch is an American online publisher of technology industry news founded in 2005 by Archimedes Ventures whose partners were Michael Arrington and Keith Teare.

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Terms of service

Terms of service (also known as terms of use and terms and conditions, commonly abbreviated as TOS or ToS and ToU) are rules by which one must agree to abide in order to use a service.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Timeline of social media

This page is a timeline of social media.

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Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007, and owned by Oath Inc. The service allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog.

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Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".

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United States presidential election, 2012

The United States presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial American presidential election.

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Valuation (finance)

In finance, valuation is the process of determining the present value (PV) of an asset.

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Vimeo is a video-sharing website in which users can upload, share and view videos.

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Viral phenomenon

Viral phenomena are objects or patterns that are able to replicate themselves or convert other objects into copies of themselves when these objects are exposed to them.

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Visual marketing

Visual marketing is the discipline studying the relationship between an object, the context it is placed in and its relevant image.

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Webby Award

A Webby Award is an award for excellence on the Internet presented annually by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a judging body composed of over two thousands industry experts and technology innovators.

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YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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