Curator News Feed: September 27, 2013

As we wrap up another week, let's take a look at our favorite links, such as how Pinterest is making its site more journalist-friendly, why Facebook is a truly powerful ad platform, and even some fuzzy little pandas. Enjoy!

Rich pins from Men's Journal

Whatfont, Or How to Be A Type Nut on the Web, The Fox is Black. Some fonts work and some just don't, (*cough* Yahoo *cough*) but sometime the hardest part of finding the font you love is knowing what it is when you see it. Enter WhatFont, a simple Chrome extension that identifies any font on a web page with a simple click. You can even click through to an advanced view to see related fonts in the font's family. Check it out, font freaks! -- Matthew

How I Hire: Focus on Personality, LinkedIn. "The first thing to look for when searching for a great employee is somebody with a personality that fits with your company culture." Couldn't agree more...that's why we are very slow to hire here at Curator...gotta find the right fit. -- Dan

Pinterest Sees Growing Number of Journalists Using the Site, Makes Related Changes, Poynter. Every morning, I open my door to find a newspaper on my porch. Call me a sucker, but I remain a believer in the Fourth Estate. For years, the press have been slow to embrace digital business models and social media. Lately, there are promising signs of collaboration and smart applications of technology. This week, Pinterest announced changes to accommodate journalists and news orgs who are increasingly using the service. -- Ann Marie

How the Founders of Warby Parker Disrupted the Eyewear Industry By Going Against Their Original Idea, Business Insider. Recently, Dan brought in a box of Warby Parker glasses samples and used us as his mirror. Naturally, the Malcolm X-esque ones were a crowd favorite. This video caught my eye as it catches up with the company's founder and how his teams' strategy to disrupt the eyewear game took off much faster than he imagined. Now excuse me while I go order my own box of free Warby's samples... -- Megan

Man Who Understands 8% of Obamacare Vigorously Defends It From Man Who Understands 5%, The Onion. I so wish the designed for entertainment bombastic yell'fest we see on most cable news channels would go away in favor of actual, objective, thoughtful conversation. Because in its absence we get this... -- Scott

Study: Teens Rule Tumblr, Women Love Instagram, Men Like Google+, Refinery 29. Always kind of exciting to see the latest reports when it comes to who's on social media (nerd alert). While these weren't all surprising, I thought it was an interesting read to see how demographics play a role in who uses certain platforms. -- Chelsey

Facebook's Ad Chief: We Have More Primetime Eyeballs Than All Major TV Networks Combined, Business Insider. We've talked a lot about the evolution of Facebook ads, but a recent article in Business Insider works to solidify the growth of social media ads. According to the article, 100 million Americans are on Facebook just between 8-11 p.m. In comparison, major broadcast networks see an average of 44 million viewers during this prime time. Big tv ad spends may be on their way out! -- Annie

Panda Overload!, Today. Panda cam! Sorry, had to share this extra dose of cute. Hey, it's Friday! -- Noelle

With iBeacon, Apple is going to dump on NFC and embrace the internet of things, GigaOMThis is going to change how fast we get to the internet of things. And MLB will be testing this in multiple ballparks come 2014, pretty incredible. -- Shawn