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Can Search Improvements Make Pinterest More Valuable To Businesses? Can Search Improvements Make Pinterest More Valuable To Businesses?
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Pinterest is becoming a better search engine, and it’s likely only getting started. Have you ever used Pinterest specifically to search for something? Do you think it is capable of providing helpful results for certain types of queries? Share your …

Pinterest Is Currently Testing Playable GIFs Pinterest Is Currently Testing Playable GIFs

Your Pinterest boards might get a little GIFfy in the near future. The social platform is currently allowing a test batch of users to pin playable GIFs – as confirmed in a statement: “We’re always working on ways to help …

Pinterest Acquires VisualGraph And Its Visual Search Technology Pinterest Acquires VisualGraph And Its Visual Search Technology

Pinterest announced today that it has acquired VisualGraph, an image recognition and visual search technology startup. “VisualGraph’s two employees — founder Kevin Jing and colleague David Liu — will be joining the Pinterest engineering team today,” a spokesperson for Pinterest …

National Cookie Day Is Here: The Best Recipes

National Cookie Day is finally here, kids, and Pinterest is one of the best places to look if you want to find unique recipes to wow your company Christmas party (or just shove into your face). Here’s a roundup of …

Pinterest Down, Users Having Login Issues Pinterest Down, Users Having Login Issues
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Uh oh. With hosts scrambling to come up with that killer recipe for their Thanksgiving dinners and early holiday shoppers looking for great gift ideas, Pinterest is suffering an outage. Users are currently having issues logging in to the site. …

Pinterest Goes Travel Magazine With Place Pins Pinterest Goes Travel Magazine With Place Pins

Late last week, reports emerged claiming that Pinterest would soon launch a new travel feature. The company has now made it official with the launch of Place Pins. “Every day, people pin nearly 1.5 million destinations they want to see, …

Bing Lets You Connect Social Pages To Webmaster Tools Bing Lets You Connect Social Pages To Webmaster Tools
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Bing announced a new Connected Pages feature for its Webmaster Tools offering, enabling webmasters to connect their various other official pages to their account, and track how users are getting to them. You can now connect your pages from Facebook, …

Pinterest Continues International Expansion Pinterest Continues International Expansion

Last week, Pinterest announced its launch in Japan after previously launching in the UK, France and Italy. The company has since announced its launch in the Nordics. “For the past month, we’ve worked alongside our community to translate Pinterest in …

Pinterest Reportedly Getting Into The Travel Business Pinterest Reportedly Getting Into The Travel Business
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Pinterest’s popularity seems to be taking it into some interesting directions. Earlier this year, the visual social network moved toward ecommerce with product pins. These enable users to see pricing, availability and information about where to buy items they see …

Pinterest Launches API, Partners With A Bunch Of Sites Pinterest Launches API, Partners With A Bunch Of Sites

Pinterest has launched an API, and partnered with a handful of brands to surface popular pins on their websites. Participating brands include AllRecipes, Better Homes and Garden, BuzzFeed, Disney’s Babble and BabyZone, Elle Magazine, Mashable, ModCloth, NBC News Digital’s iVillage, …

Pinterest Japan Launches with New Features Tailored to Japanese Users Pinterest Japan Launches with New Features Tailored to Japanese Users

As Pinterest’s value continues to rise, the company is slowly expanding their presence internationally – launching specific versions of the site that are targeted toward users in various countries. First it was the U.K., then France and Italy. Now Pinterest …

Flipboard Opens Doors To Ecommerce, Lets People Make Catalogs Flipboard Opens Doors To Ecommerce, Lets People Make Catalogs

Flipboard has made an interesting move, adding shopping functionality to its repertoire. The news reader has now embraced another staple of newspaper legacy – items for sale from retailers. The company has taken a Pinterest-like approach, offering users the ability …

Pinterest Adds ‘Related Pins’ To Your Home Feed Pinterest Adds ‘Related Pins’ To Your Home Feed
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Pinterest announced today that it is going to start putting recommendations dubbed “related Pins” in your home feed. While this means you will be getting content from boards that you aren’t necessarily following, it also means that you will have …

Pinterest, Getty Ink Image Metadata Deal Pinterest, Getty Ink Image Metadata Deal
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Thanks to a new partnership with Getty Images, Pinterest is about to provide a whole bunch of metadata to millions of photos that are pinned on the site. Starting soon, the Getty Images collection on Pinterest will include information like …

Pinterest Valued Over $2 Billion Pinterest Valued Over $2 Billion
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Pinterest is now on the business map, and is now estimated to be a $2.5 Billion company. Pinterest, the newest hit in social media scrapbooking site , is used by web surfers to share and discover images. It has sold …

Lionfish Invasion: Recipe for Revenge Lionfish Invasion: Recipe for Revenge

There have been many reports about the out-of-control lion fish population in the Atlantic ocean along the east coast. The lionfish grows up to 18 inches long. Lionfish are skilled hunters known to eat just about anything they can fit …

Pinterest for iOS Gets Some New Swipe Gestures Pinterest for iOS Gets Some New Swipe Gestures

Pinterest has just released a minor app update that not only brings it more in line with other iOS 7 apps (in terms of flatter, simpler design), but also adds new swipe gestures. Starting today, you can now swipe to …

Pinterest Partners With Telefónica On Android Widget Pinterest Partners With Telefónica On Android Widget

Pinterest announced on Thursday that it has a new partnership with Telefónica, which will see a Pinterest Android widget made available to subscribers in the UK. The widget is available now, but Pinterest says it will become available in more …

Pinterest’s ‘Promoted Pin’ Ads Make Their Debut Pinterest’s ‘Promoted Pin’ Ads Make Their Debut

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 Wedding: Man Surprises Girlfriend Using Her Pins

Pinterest has become one of those addictive, go-to sites that people of all ages turn to when they need to feel inspired, and for a young woman who sees a wedding in her future, it can be the best source …

Bing Image Search Gets Pinterest Boards Bing Image Search Gets Pinterest Boards
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Bing announced today that it has added new Pinterest integration to its Image Search. When users search for an image on Bing, they may see related boards from Pinterest on the right-hand side of the search results page. “Every day …