Need a new way to find stuff on Etsy? On Tuesday, the company launched Pages, a feature that lets well-known brands and bloggers curate Etsy products on Pinterest-like boards. But what will motivate those brands to keep curating when they already have a presence on Pinterest?
Lots of sites want to integrate retail, but Food52 thinks that cooking offers an ideal opportunity to do so. The site launched its new store, Provisions, on Tuesday.
Rap Genius started out as a website that lets fans annotate rap lyrics, but it’s expanded to allow annotation of lots of different types of content. Cooking site Food52 has partnered with Rap Genius to let users annotate recipes, and Sheryl Sandberg annotated the first chapter of Lean In.
Cooking website Food52 closed a $2 million funding round, bringing the total amount of money it’s raised to $2.75 million. The round was led by Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, and Food52 plans to launch a publishing partnership with Random House.
Food52, the cooking site founded by New York Times food writer Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, is moving into apps just a couple weeks aft…