By Melony Roy

By Melony Roy

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Zappos Offers Stylist Tips from Instagram Selfies

screenshot of Instagram

screenshot of Instagram

Zappos is now offering stylist tips based on your Instagram selfies.

Whenever you post a selfie with the hashtag #nextOOTD, which stands for outfit of the day, a Zappos stylist will comb through your Instagram history and respond with personalized shopping recommendations catered to your style.


Twitter pulls #Music App

Twitter has announced its dropping its #Music app.

In a tweet, the company says it will remove the #Music app from Apple’s app store and plans to shut it down entirely on April 18th, a year to the day from when it launched.

The application let users discover music through artist and others’ Tweets, listen to music with Spotify or Rdio, watch videos on YouTube or Vevo and buy songs via iTunes.

Pinterest’s Monetization Plan

(credit: KAREN BLEIER/Getty Images)

(credit: KAREN BLEIER/Getty Images)

Pinterest’s first advertising product isn’t available just yet, but Advertising Age reports the scrap-booking site is asking for commitments of between $1 million and $2 million from marketers interested in buying ads on the platform.

Not only that, Pinterest is planning to charge between a $30 and $40 CPM, of its promoted pins, which would push a given product into users’ Pinterest feeds.

Pinterest announced it was planning to introduce promoted pins six months ago, and has been testing the product for a select group of marketers free of charge.

Follow KYW social media editor Melony Roy @MelonyRoy.

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