Pinterest for iOS Gets Cool New Swipe to Pin, Like, or Send ShortcutBy: Josh Wolford - July 31, 2013
Pinterest has just released a small, but pretty awesome little update for their iOS app – one that is sure to make pinning even easier. Version 2.6 brings a new swipe motion that allows users to quickly swipe to like, pin, or send any pin.
Users can now tap and hold any pin they encounter, which will bring up a mini-menu. From there, users can simply swipe upward to pin, swipe northeast to like, or swipe to the right to send.
Here’s the full update list that shipped with V2.6:
- Press and hold a pin to quickly like, pin or send it (iPhone)
- Tap Edit Home Feed to easily add and remove stuff from your home feed (iPhone)
- Send pins not just from your iPhone, but from your iPad too!
- Crash fixes
Pinterest has made a few tweaks to both their iOS and Android experience over the past couple of months, but nothing very significant since May when Pinterest added notification, mentions, and search improvements to both apps.
Last week, the company announced that they were going to be tracking users’ web activity by default – in order to help provide better personalized pin recommendations. Pinterest is doing this automatically, but is giving users a chance to opt out of the cookie-based tracking via Do Not Track.