@HLNtv Video: Traffic lower, comedy funnier for VP debate on the web

There was more social media traffic around the first presidential debate between former Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama than there was around the vice-presidential debate. But while the quantity may have been lower, the quality of the humor (Big Bird not withstanding) appears to be higher surrounding Rep. Paul Ryan and Vice President Joe Biden.

The social media reaction to this debate wasn’t quite as big as the last one. Only 3.5 million tweets went out during the VP debate, compared to 10.5 million for the presidential one last week.

Over on Google, search terms around Joe Biden included ‘laughing’ and ‘malarkey.’ The latter was a term Biden used to describe the answer Rep. Ryan gave to a question about the Libyan embassy crisis.

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VIDEO: How Women and Politicians Are Finding Success Sharing Pins on Pinterest

There’s a misnomer out there that women aren’t techies, but Pinterest is proving just the opposite! If the platform is appealing, women will use it in huge numbers.

With everything from brands like Oscar de la Renta sharing wedding dresses to moms sharing recipes, Pinterest has really exploded in recent months. In the clip above, from CNN this week, I show you how the platform works as well as diving into some of the settings and privacy options.