‘This Is Censorship’: Pinterest Is Latest Tech Company Dragged Into Culture Wars

An effort by the social media company Pinterest to limit the spread of medical conspiracy theories has blocked one of the most prominent anti-abortion groups in the U.S. from sharing its content on the site. And it’s put the social media company squarely in the middle of today’s culture wars. The anti-abortion organization, Live Action, […]

Pinterest Falls 19% on Its First Earnings Report, Previewing a Troubling Post-Tech IPO Trend

The bullish tech IPO market of early 2019 faced another setback Thursday as Pinterest, which has seen its stock price soar following its listing a month ago, delivered its first-ever earnings report. The numbers were largely below what investors were hoping for, causing the stock to fall as much as 19% in after-hours trading. Pinterest […]

The Pinterest IPO Might Have Made You Richer—Even If You Didn’t Buy the Stock Today

You didn’t necessarily need to buy stock in the Pinterest IPO to make money off the public market debut of the online scrapbooking company. It’s often difficult for regular investors to get in on the ground floor of hot startups like Pinterest–whose stock rose more than 28% from its initial public offering price of $19, […]

Here’s What Analysts Are Saying About Pinterest Following IPO

Pinterest may not be this year’s most anticipated initial public offering, but analysts say it shouldn’t be overlooked as an investment. “If you get blinded by all the other stars out there, you’re missing on the value Pinterest has,” said Andrew Lipsman, analyst at research firm eMarketer, referring to Uber, Lyft and a raft of […]

Lyft Stock Tumbles Two Days After its IPO

Lyft’s high-flying stock has taken a dive just a day after debuting on the Nasdaq. And the shockwave could rock other big tech companies readying for their own initial public offerings this year. “This is a pivotal few weeks of trading ahead to gauge street demand for the name as valuation and profitability continue to […]

Lyft Kicks Off Highly-Anticipated ‘Year of the IPO’

Lyft’s initial public offering on Thursday is the first of a series of highly-anticipated debuts by tech companies in public markets. And so far, Lyft is proving that it’s the right time to make the leap. “With what we’re seeing with the excitement and feedback from the investment community, this IPO market could end up […]

Pinterest Plans to Be More ‘Shoppable’ as a Public Company

Pinterest is betting big on ads and e-commerce as it heads to the public market, breaking away from its hobbyist beginnings as it aims to show investors it can eventually turn a profit. The online bulletin board plans to grow by making it easier for users, or pinners, as Pinterest calls them, to buy products. […]