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Pinterest’s ‘Promoted Pin’ Ads Make Their Debut

Pinterest’s ‘Promoted Pin’ Ads Make Their Debut

By Josh Wolford October 9, 2013

Today is the first day that you might see some advertisements on Pinterest. The company has just announced that their “promoted pin” test, which they announced a couple of weeks ago, has officially begun. “We wanted to let you know …

Pinterest Makes Sending Pins to Friends Easier Pinterest Makes Sending Pins to Friends Easier
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If you’re browsing Pinterest and you see a specific pin that you know your friend would like, you’ve always been able to send that pin to them. The process was annoying, however, and involved email. Today, Pinterest alleviates this annoyance …

Pinterest Gets a Big Mobile Upgrade Pinterest Gets a Big Mobile Upgrade

Pinterest is one of those services that is not yet as potent on mobile as it is on the desktop. At this point, I do most of my tweeting and Facebooking on my mobile device – and I’m not alone. …

Pinterest for iOS Gets Better Pin Discovery, More Pinterest for iOS Gets Better Pin Discovery, More

Pinterest has just launched an update to their iOS app that brings two important functional features to the app and one minor, but fun cosmetic improvement to the iPad. With today’s update, you can now edit your profile inside the …

Pinterest's Desktop Redesign Rolls Out to Everyone Pinterest's Desktop Redesign Rolls Out to Everyone

Back in January, Pinterest began to test a brand new design that featured bigger, more informative pins and better navigation. Today, they are rolling out the new design to all users. If you don’t see the new design when you …

Pinterest Will Be Testing a New Design Pinterest Will Be Testing a New Design
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Pinterest, which hasn’t seen a significant redesign in quite some time, has announced that they will be testing a fresh look in the coming weeks. Pinterest says that the changes stem from user feedback. First up, Pinterest wants to makes …

Pinterest Finally Lets Users Create Secret Boards Pinterest Finally Lets Users Create Secret Boards
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Yesterday, we told you that Pinterest may be working on private pinboards, an often-requested feature that Pinterest had mentioned in the past, but never enabled. Now, users can rejoice in their newfound privacy – Pinterest has just launched “Secret Boards” …

Is Pinterest Finally About to Enable Private Boards? Is Pinterest Finally About to Enable Private Boards?
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If there’s one most-wanted feature that Pinterest users have been clamoring over for the past few months, it’s private boards. Users want the ability to pin without the prying eyes of their followers or the rest of the Pinterest community …

Sex.com’s NFSW Pins Banned From Pinterest Sex.com’s NFSW Pins Banned From Pinterest
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Earlier this year, sex.com underwent a huge redesign and came out the other side looking like a Pinterest for porn. Sex.com, which was part of one of the most famous domain name legal battles ever, has seen many different looks …

Sex.com Now Fashions Itself As Pinboard For Porn Sex.com Now Fashions Itself As Pinboard For Porn
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Has anyone visited sex.com recently? Unless you’re an 11-year-old first day on the internet kid or a retired guy with their first cable connection, probably not. If you’re looking to find porn, going to sex.com or porn.com is just one …

How to Make the Most of Your Pinterest Pins Part 2 How to Make the Most of Your Pinterest Pins Part 2

A couple of days ago we shared with you an Infographic on how to get the most engagement from your Pinterest Pins. Tips included the best times to pin, what types of things to pin, and what to write in …

MapQuest Makes Pinning Maps on Pinterest Easier MapQuest Makes Pinning Maps on Pinterest Easier

MapQuest has just made it easier to pin maps onto Pinterest. The social media site has been picking up tremendous steam over the past few months, and this new addition is sure to add a lot more pins. People has …

Pinterest Users Combat Thinspo With Antithinspo Pins Pinterest Users Combat Thinspo With Antithinspo Pins

To be completely honest and upfront about my feeling on “thinspo” (Thin+ inspirational), I actually have mixed feelings. On one hand, I feel like social media users should be able to share pictures, motivational images, etc. that promotes a lifestyle …