We’re really getting into Pinterest and a few of us (myself included) spend hours gazing at other people’s pins. Mashable has released the 10 most followed people on Pinterest – which is a great way of sourcing new products, cool photographs, ideas for the home and much more – but don’t get too engrossed or you’ll lose five hours of your day! Check out our post from earlier in the week on Pinterest for businesses.
This week, six of the biggest consumer tech companies joined forces to agree on how mobile apps will provide greater privacy disclosures to users. This means that privacy settings will have to be legally displayed on all apps from now on. Users will then be able to decide whether to download their chosen app, based on how well it will protect their personal data.
Twitter’s announced its new service to allow small businesses to advertise on the site. It’s currently only open to merchants and advertisers who use American Express cards but will open to other cardholders in the near future.