Pins are the most useful when they link back to the original source. Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ve worked with Flickr and other communities to make it easier to pin and credit content creators. Images with sharing enabled on Flickr now have a Pin It button, and pins from Flickr now…
If you’ve created a new board on Pinterest lately I’m sure you’ve seen the new update pushed last week which is a great addition to the site and that is Group Boards. Up until now, we’ve only had two options for who could post to boards and that was the owner or everyone. Now, when you create a board, you can pick and choose who can collaborate with that board.
Knowing the most people have their specific influencers for various topics this should be a heavily used feature.
We all know Pinterest has taken off in the last 4-5 months and here’s another chart to put it into context for you. Pinterest has hit 17 million unique visitors faster than YouTube and Facebook. Knowing 80%+ are female, that is a very impressive stat. The question remains, can they keep it up?
Yes, I know this is over a month old from CNNMoney but I still needed to pass it on.
Is anyone else surprised that Pinterest has only sent 7 tweets in 2012? I mean, with all the brands joining Pinterest, articles online and just overall buzz I expected more from them.
I understand its a double edged sword once you start but I’m a firm believer of feeding the momentum of an initiative. I wonder where they would be if they promoted themselves more on Twitter and were having conversations with fans and pinners.
But, I guess when your hot, you can do whatever the heck you want.
They spoke about it at SXSW and they are now here. New profile pages for Pinterest are live and they look great.
The new layout shifts the profile info to the top of the page allowing for Pins to take up the entire width of the page. They’ve also added a tab-like structure at the top to easily navigate between boards, pins and likes. The thing that is really nice about the layout is as you scroll down the page, the navigation sticks to the top of the page. I’m sure this will come in handy once the iPad app is released (hint, hint).
Activities which were off to the left hand side of the screen are now in their own dedicated tab and all activities are presented similar to a pin.
I love this spot. And if you haven’t seen it yet you soon will because I have a feeling its going to be all over the NCAA March Madness tournament. It’s a spot that promotes Lowe’s new app to help people get inspired for updates around their house or remodels. But, where else do people go to get inspired nowadays? That’s right Pinterest and they’re the first retailer I’ve seen to put the Pinterest logo in a TV spot alongside Facebook and Youtube. Well done Lowes. Way to lead the way.
People keep asking me if I think Pinterest is going anywhere. My answer = nope.
The Facebook CEO pushed the “Like” button on the Friendsheet Facebook app, which launched in January but is now likely to gain plenty of traction from Zuckerberg’s thumbs-up. Nearly 12 million Facebook accounts subscribe to his Facebook Timeline.
The app displays public Facebook photos in small panels, just like popular social bookmarking site Pinterest showcases images on Pinboards. Although Friendsheet resembles Pinterest at first glance, the mastermind behind the app said it was also inspired by Facebook Timeline.
Yes, Pinterest is the latest thing to make the social media world spin but are you curious to see what their offices look like? Mashable got the dime tour and posted a gallery of their offices located in Palo Alto and can be found here. At first, I was surprised how small they were but then I got to thinking…. its not like their rolling in the dough…YET! I mean, where are they making money? Registration is free and there are zero ads. Well, so far. Regardless of what they look like now, the road ahead is very bright for people crammed into that small room with the giant whiteboard.