Mulu Mission: Shop for Good Causes

Newcomer Mulu is a Pinterest-like social platform that allows visitors to shop and sell, with a charitable twist. Already on board drumming up dollars for their favorite causes are pro athletes and popular fashion designers, but Mulu is for everyone. The site made its beta debut in January and is being formally launched in early March. You can check out Mulu now.

Interest in Pinterest Soars

The fastest-growing craze in social networking is Pinterest. It lets users create “virtual pinboards” for sharing photos and links of interesting things they find on the Web. In January, the site hit 11.7 million unique monthly visitors, crossing the 10 million mark faster than any independent site in the history of the Internet. The New York Times examines why Pinterest has caught fire.