Will Google Buy Pinterest?

With incredible popularity and growth of Pinterest, and an impressive increase in referral traffic past Google Plus, the next move for Google becomes a question. Should Google buy Pinterest? And if so, will it become integrated with Google Plus? Google needs to come up with a better strategy for engagement (compare the average user spending 3.3 minutes per month on G+ vs. 7.5 hours on Facebook). At the very least, Google should lower the font size in the stream and all of their products. Facebook and Pinterest have a good handle on how to put a ton of data in your face without being overwhelming. Though Facebook has the benefit of its users being trained from years of experience, Google Plus just simply doesn't provide an inviting interface. The difference is subtle, but it makes a huge difference when you take into account the amount of real estate that is lost on Google+. That being said, Google is definitely taking a tip on design from Pinterest with the new Google Plus One button. Could this be a hint of a future bid?
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Can Guys Use Pinterest?

I have been a Pinterest user for a few months, and one of the most obvious things I've noticed is the female dominance. I checked the breakdown in Comscore, and nearly 70% of Pinterest users are female. Is the incredible success of Pinterest due to its appeal to women? Or is there a space for the male user to become an active user? The only way I can figure out the answer to these trying questions is to try something different on Pinterest. So, check out my Zombie Fortress board on Pinterest!
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What You Can Do About SOPA and PIPA

I have been fairly active on spreading awareness of the threat SOPA and PIPA pose to the Internet, but today with the blackout of Wikipedia, Reddit, and the Google logo (which links to a Google SOPA and PIPA petition), the web is buzzing with disdain!

Here is a simple way to find out which representatives you should contact via phone and social media.

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Facebook Expands Open Graph Through ‘Listen with’

Facebook announced a number of changes at F8 in 2011, most notably 'Timeline'. Another big announcement was the expansion of the open graph and the use of other verbs & social activities. Now you can see what music friends are listening to and join them if you wish via the chat sidebar.

http://storify.com/drobysh/facebook-expands-open-graph-with-listen-with
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