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Twitter, Meta, Pinterest drop CES plans over COVID-19 concerns

Meta Platforms, Twitter and Pinterest have separately said they will not send teams to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next month as concerns grow about the Omicro...

Pinterest social media news

Pinterest sees strong sales as ad spending booms in holiday rush

Pinterest forecast fourth-quarter revenue growth in the high-teens percentage range, after online retailers splurging on ads before the holiday season helped the image-sharing comp...

FinTech player, PayPal

Sources: PayPal in $45 billion bid for Pinterest

PayPal has offered to buy Pinterest for some $45 billion, people familiar with the matter have suggested, a combination that could herald more financial technology and social media...


Pinterest co-founder Evan Sharp joins Jony Ive’s design firm

Pinterest Inc has said co-founder Evan Sharp is leaving the company to join LoveFrom, a firm led by Jony Ive, the designer of many iconic Apple products.

San Francisco

California bars forced non-disclosure clauses in severance agreements

California will bar companies from requiring non-disclosure agreements in settlements with employees over workplace harassment claims under a bill signed into law in a win for tech...

Social media giant, Pinterest

Pinterest launches new ad features to drive shopping

Pinterest will roll out new features for brands to promote products and ideas to users, the digital pinboard company has said, part of an effort to grow online shopping on its site...

Pinterest social media news

Pinterest’s user growth slows as pandemic curbs ease

A slowdown in Pinterest Inc’s user growth tarnished an otherwise strong quarterly report card, sending shares down about 10% aftermarket on Tuesday even though the company fo...

Social media giant, Pinterest

Microsoft approached Pinterest about a potential deal (FT)

Microsoft is said to have approached Pinterest in recent months about a potential deal to acquire the $51 billion social media company, the Financial Times reported yesterday, citi...


Two former Pinterest policy employees say they faced racism at work

Two former Pinterest employees who left the image-sharing company in late May publicly alleged in tweets on Monday that they had experienced racial discrimination in the workplace.

Social media giant, Pinterest

Pinterest flags slowing ad spend as quarterly loss widens

Pinterest Inc has said advertisers were slowing spending on the image sharing company due to the coronavirus pandemic and reported a bigger-than-expected first-quarter loss as cost...