January 28, 2014

No To Resumes; Yes To Snapchats

“If you’ve worked at an agency, you know that truly great ideas are sometimes the simplest. As DDB Oslo puts it, “Great ideas can be explained in a sentence.”  That’s the impetus for the idea behind the agency’s search for creative talent. They’re asking students to pitch their creative idea in 10 seconds via Snapchat.” […]

January 8, 2014

Twitter Cofounder Launches New Q&A Mobile App

Biz Stone and a seven-person startup launched a question-and-answer style social networking app on Tuesday called Jelly, available for free on iOS and Android. The app asks users to submit questions alongside a picture captured from their phone’s camera. Users can respond to a friend’s question with a link, by drawing on the original image, […]

January 7, 2014

Pinterest Acquires Image Recognition + Visual Search Tech Startup

Pinterest acquired VisualGraph, an image recognition and visual search technology startup from San Francisco. Both VisualGraph and Pinterest want a new “visual discovery team,” and hope to build better image recognition technology that helps them understand what people are Pinning so they can help people find more things they love. Continue reading here on Mashable.

January 28, 2014

No To Resumes; Yes To Snapchats

“If you’ve worked at an agency, you know that truly great ideas are sometimes the simplest. As DDB Oslo puts it, “Great ideas can be explained in a sentence.”  That’s the impetus for the idea behind the agency’s search for creative talent. They’re asking students to pitch their creative idea in 10 seconds via Snapchat.” Continue reading here.

January 8, 2014

Twitter Cofounder Launches New Q&A Mobile App

Biz Stone and a seven-person startup launched a question-and-answer style social networking app on Tuesday called Jelly, available for free on iOS and Android. The app asks users to submit questions alongside a picture captured from their phone’s camera. Users can respond to a friend’s question with a link, by drawing on the original image, or simply using text. Users can also forward questions using text message — so in theory, you don’t need to download Jelly to help your social connections gather answers to their questions. Mashable has the full article here.

January 7, 2014

Pinterest Acquires Image Recognition + Visual Search Tech Startup

Pinterest acquired VisualGraph, an image recognition and visual search technology startup from San Francisco. Both VisualGraph and Pinterest want a new “visual discovery team,” and hope to build better image recognition technology that helps them understand what people are Pinning so they can help people find more things they love. Continue reading here on Mashable.