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Still More Data Shows Pinterest Passing Twitter In Popularity

Its most recent valuation of $5 billion makes Pinterest a clear No. 4 among U.S. social networking companies, behind LinkedIn (current market cap: $20 billion), Twitter ($23 billion) and, of course, Facebook ($170 billion). On the basis of users, however, it’s increasingly obvious that Pinterest …

I'm 13 and None of My Friends Use Facebook

I’m a teen living in New York. All of my friends have social networks — Instagram, Vine, Snapchat, etc. Facebook used to be all I could talk about …

Uncommon Wisdom for the Entrepreneurial Generation

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I just heard from a reader who went to a good school, got a degree, sent out zillions of resumes and couldn’t get a single interview, let alone a job. She’s tried everything she could think of over the years to no avail. Her …

Employment

The Millennial That Marketers Are Targeting Does Not Exist

"There's no such thing as millennials." This bold proclamation by ad intelligence firm Exponential Interactive at Advertising Week on Tuesday will …

This Interactive Mirror Shows Women Positive Things About Themselves They Don’t See

All-female band The Mrs. promote their song “Enough” with a customized interactive mirror experience designed to show some women their true selves. (Spoiler alert: they all cry.)<p>All-female band The Mrs. formed because its members didn’t feel they were hearing their lives reflected on the radio. In …

Viral

We Are Millennials - Transforming Our Democracy

Millennials - Discover the World of Millennials

CNN DIALOGUES: The Millennial Generation

What structure is good for your business?

On October 8, Allyson Hewitt, senior fellow of social innovation at MaRS, will explore different types of entrepreneurship at Entrepreneurship 101. …

Entrepreneurship

Ed Tech Start-Ups Recognized as 2014 EDUCAUSE Game Changers Business Competition Winners

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct 03, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Educational technology start-ups focused on open educational resources (OER), online grading analytics …

Higher Education

The One Thing Your Company Has to Do to Recruit Millennials

<i>“88% of Millennials gravitated toward companies with pronounced Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs...86% would consider leaving if their</i> …

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Startup Slobs Versus the New Elements of Geek Style

When the pocket protectors and taped glasses version of the geek gradually gave way to present-day techie staples such as hoodies and flip flops, it …

Facebook, Pinterest, Box Team Up on Mentorship Program for Women in Tech

Facebook, Pinterest and Box announced a new pilot program on Wednesday that will provide one-on-one mentorship to help women break into technical …

Three Powerful Ways to Measure Social Impact

By Ben Mangan<p><i>(This article is adapted from an article by the author on LinkedIn.)</i><p>If you ask fifty smart people how to measure social good, I would …

Want free copies of Steam games? Just say you're a YouTuber

In the middle of releasing <i>Worlds of Magic</i> on Steam Early Access, fixing bugs and trying to promote the game, Leszek Lisowski of independent studio Wastelands Interactive did what most indie developers do when trying to get some publicity: gave out Steam codes. Lots of Steam codes. Many of those …

Facebook Apologizes to Drag Queens Over Suspended Profiles

A coalition of LGBT rights advocates met with Facebook representatives at the company’s Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters on Wednesday morning, …

LGBTQI

What Is This 'Ello' Everyone's Posting About On Facebook?

If you’ve been on Facebook in the last two weeks, you’ve probably noticed at least one of your friends has posted something like this:<p>i just signed up for ello? idk viva la revolucion i guess! hit me up for an invite! lol<p>Such a status update leads to a number of natural follow-up questions, some of …

Millennials Should Love it When Stocks Dive

With retirement still far off, you should be pleased whenever stocks get cheaper to buy.<p>On Thursday, the Dow dropped more than 330 points.<p>This is …

Stock Markets

What Every Business Can Learn From Apple’s Mistakes

<i>Ran Rachlin is the co-founder and CEO of Ubertesters, a global provider of a comprehensive, cloud-based, process management tool for mobile applications beta testing.</i><p>App developers definitely learned something important from Apple’s latest product release: even the titans of the industry deal with …

A sperm bank just for supersmart people

Meet the progeny of the so-called "genius sperm bank" on "This is Life with Lisa Ling: The Genius Experiment," Sunday, October 12, 10 p.m. ET/PT, only on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> It sounds like the plot of a Hollywood movie: An eccentric millionaire creates a sperm bank with donations from only extraordinary …

Everyone Hates The New App That's Meant To Prevent Rape

Here's how the Good2Go app works. (It's a little complicated.) Suppose you have the app on your phone, and you wanted to have sex with somebody. You would pull up the app and hand it to your prospective sex partner.<p>The app asks the partner to record whether he or she is "sober," "mildly …