Pinterest Removes Ban on Commercial Use as It Adds Business Accounts

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On a site where people share pictures of stuff they want to buy, it makes sense that people who make stuff would want to share it themselves. And so Pinterest is full of businesses posting their own content and products. The company is formally acknowledging this kind of use by adding business accounts. As of Wednesday, business users and normal users will have separate tools and terms. What’s remarkable is that prior to now, commercial usage of Pinterest was prohibited, according to its terms of service. Read the full story at All Things D.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).