Every week millions of interesting links pop up around the Web. Some detail updates and advances in technology, some provide great insight to marketing strategies and tactics, some broaden our knowledge of the world around us, and others are just plain out-there. Since most of the staff at Aristotle share these links with each other, we thought we’d share them with you too. Enjoy.
- Rich pins on Pinterest
The Social Media Examiner explains what rich pins on Pinterest are, how they can help marketers and how to set them up.
- Vine is blowing up.
The six-second video app, Vine, which recently launched on Android after being an iPhone-only app since February, is taking the smartphone world by storm. According to Simply Measured, it may be a bigger hit than Instagram.
- Brands that used social media to surprise fans.
Some of the best social media stories are the ones that happened organically and with pure authenticity. Here are five brands that “nailed” social media. How can you emulate their outreach?
- Foursquare to roll out ads for small businesses.
If you’re using promotions on Foursquare to drive customers to your small business, Foursquare wants to help. They will be rolling out a new ad platform to allow you to push your promotions to a wider audience.
- Google Authorship’s potential is big.
Matt Cutts, Google’s head of spam, talks about the potential for Google Authorship to help annotate the Web with trusted and authoritative people.
- Utilizing “scope” in CSS.
If you’re a Web developer or just a code-enthusiast, then you should find this re-imagining of CSS naming and organization very fascinating.
OTHER INTERESTING FINDS
- The Sisyphean Problem of Email.
A pretty humorous rant from Tech Crunch on how we use email in our daily lives.
- Vine got Rickroll’d.
If you think Rickrolling died out a few years ago, think again. The popular Internet prank made a comeback when a Vine user “hacked” the app and uploaded the full Rick Astley music video.