All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Pinterest’

Pinterest Gives Profiles An Update

Pinterest launched a new profile look for all users around the world. “The design, which was started by one of our engineering interns over the summer, draws on international feedback and gives a cleaner look that’s consistent across platforms,” a spokesperson for the company said in an email. For one, Pinterest has changed from square to round profile photos, and …

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Facebook Referrals Still Looking Good, Not A Lot Of Good News For Other Social Networks

Shareaholic released its quarterly Social Media Traffic Report for the third quarter. Facebook is still sending way more referrals than any other social network, but at the same time, things are looking worse for traffic from the others. The report found that Facebook is driving four times as much traffic to sites as Pinterest, which is in second place. In …

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Pinterest To Adjust Privacy Policy For Coming Ads

Pinterest said on Friday that it will make some updates to its privacy policy on October 19th in an effort to make its Promoted Pins more relevant to users. Promoted Pins are still in the testing phase, and aren’t available to all potential advertisers just yet. They’re currently only testing in the U.S. “We want to help advertisers better understand …

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With iOS 8, You Can Add Pinterest’s ‘Pin It’ Button And Pin From The Browser

As you’re probably well aware, Apple just released the big iOS 8 update. Pinterest announced that its app has some new functionality that takes advantage of it. You can now add the Pin It button to your iPhone, and pin things right from the mobile browser. “Now the Pin It button is always just a tap away,” the company says …

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Pinterest Makes Analytics Generally Available

In early June, Pinterest announced “new and improved” analytics, and now they’ve made the offering generally available. The company describes it as a “new, smarter tool to help businesses worldwide continue to improve how they work, with meaningful insights about what their customers are interested in.” “Available in 31 different languages, Pinterest analytics helps businesses improve—whether it’s updating their product …

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Pinterest Tests Social ‘News’ Section On iOS

Pinterest is becoming more things to more people. Most recently, in addition to an advertising platform, it’s become more of a search destination as the company has placed a great deal of emphasis on search features. In fact, co-founder Evan Sharp seemed to downplay the social experience of Pinterest in a recent interview with The Atlantic, explaining that using Pinterest …

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Pinterest Talks Gender Balance And Promoted Pins

Joanne Bradford, Pinterest’s head of partnerships, spoke at the Digiday Platform Summit on Thursday, and talked about the gender balance on the service, the early days of Promoted Pins, and how it’s working to grow its sales team. She said they’re already seeing improvements in men using Pinterest in the U.S., and are working on making sure the platform has …

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Pinterest Gives More Businesses Access To DIY Promoted Pins

Pinterest announced over two months ago that it was testing do-it-yourself Promoted Pins with a handful of businesses including Vineyard Vines, Nicole Miller, and Shutterfly. They gave businesses a form to sign up for participation. Now, they’re reportedly letting more businesses in. The company confirmed to TechCrunch that it is selecting businesses from the waitlist, and those active using Pinterest. …

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Pinterest And Vevo Announce New Integration

Pinterest and Vevo announced some new integration today, which enables Vevo users to easily share video content from the new Vevo player on the web or the Vevo IOS app to Pinterest. Users can share content to their Pinterest boards right from Vevo. “Create a visual mixtape today with music videos, original shows, live concerts and more,” suggests Pinterest’s Vaishali …

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This Infographic Will Help You Plan Your Social Strategy

There’s certainly no shortage of social media infographics, but this might be helpful to businesses still trying to figure out which platforms they should be using for one. It comes from Merchant Money, and breaks down the user bases of eight popular social networks: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, and Vine. It provides some helpful stats about demographics, …

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Pinterest Gets More Social With Messaging Feature

Pinterest announced the addition of a new messaging feature, which allows users to reply to someone when they shoot them a pin. You can reply back with text or with another pin. Users can also now send pins and messages to multiple people at once. “Say you’re organizing a camping trip with friends—try sending Pins to the whole gang so …

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How Pinterest Is Thinking About Search

Most people probably think about Pinterest more as a social media site/app than a search engine, but search is increasingly the direction it is moving in, which not only makes sense for its loyal user base, but also as a monetization strategy as it gets going with its Promoted Pins ad product. Pinterest, lets you connect with friends, and that’s …

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