Marc Porat

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Startup Founders to Watch in 2014

Forget Zuckerberg. These are the entrepreneurs you'll want to be watching next year.

Startups

Why Twitter will keep growing: Its best ideas come from the users

Twitter's just unveiled a new offering that'll surely delight organizers and curators everywhere: It's called Custom Timelines, and it lets users compile a list of selected tweets in any order for others to look at — whether on Tweetdeck, embedded in a Web site or on Twitter.com. For things you …

How Much Is A Pinterest Pin Worth? Much More Than A Tweet

We know just how much Pinterest has been valued at–$3.8 billion–but how much is a pin on the social media cork board worth to brands?<p>Social media marketing and analytics firm Piqora thinks it has the answer, after undertaking a nine-month study of more than 1,000 brands on the site. Stats please, …

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World's top spots for Facebook check-ins in 2013

Any user who has spent more than a minute on Facebook knows that bragging to your friends about where you are is one of the site's signature activities. Now the social networking giant has crunched its 2013 data to reveal the world's most popular spots for check-ins.<p>Given the enduring dedication of …

UN Women's Google Autocomplete Campaign Gets Positive Spin

By now you've all seen the UN Women campaign that used Google Search's autocomplete feature to indicate how pervasive discrimination against women is …

Five of the Most Popular Types of Flipboard Magazine

MagMaker / September 3, 2013<p>There are two questions would-be MagMakers often ask:<p>a) What’s the best way to use a Flipboard magazine?<p>b) Are there …

With 6M Users, Hot Social Ecommerce Startup Wanelo Is Seeing 8M Products Saved Every Day

Wanelo, the hot social ecommerce startup that is reportedly raising new funding at a valuation north of $100 million, joined us in the TechCrunch TV studio to talk about how the company is NOT a Pinterest for products to buy, the company’s fast growth, and, of course, whether the startup is raising …

Gigaom | New York Times closes another loophole in its digital paywall

Advertisement<p>Look out, media cheapskates — the <i>New York Times</i>(s nyt) is losing patience with your skinflint ways. After imposing a metered paywall …