Pinterest Gives Businesses a Way to Get in Front of More People

When it comes to advertising, Pinterest says it’s about “mapping your business goals to the steps Pinners take to plan their futures.” With that in mind, Pinterest is now offering some new types of ad solutions to “give businesses a…

Pinterest’s Ads Will Now Appear in Your Home Feed

Pinterest’s “promoted pins” have been appearing on the site since fall 2013, but until now they’ve only shown up in search and in specific category feeds. Today all that changes, as the company has just announced an expansion of the…

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 Ads Are Coming, CEO Promises They Will Be Tasteful and Useful

Pinterest is finally going to start experimenting with ads. CEO and co-founder Ben Silbermann made the announcement today on the Pinterest blog, promising that the new promoted content with be both tasteful and useful. “Pinterest is where you keep your…

Pinterest for iOS Gets Cool New Swipe to Pin, Like, or Send Shortcut

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,…

Pinterest Launches New French-Focused Version with More Local Content

L’histoire, les arts, la cuisine et la mode…depuis l’année dernière Pinterest a été traduit en Français mais la langue n’est qu’un élément de la vaste culture Française. C’est pourquoi nous lançons en France une nouvelle version localisée de Pinterest, créée…

Pinterest Now Lets You Search You Own Pins, Makes Itself a Better Recipe Book, Wish List, and More

Pinterest has just announced a small but potentially useful new feature – the ability to filter search results to locate just your own personal pins. This feature could be especially useful to high-volume pinners who use their Pinterest account as…

Pinterest Makes Sending Pins to Friends Easier

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 Adds Notifications, Mentions, and Better Search to Mobile

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 Updated with Better Pin Discovery, Profile Editing

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 Discovery-Focused 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 Tests New Design with Better Navigation, More Informative Pins

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

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?

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

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

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

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 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 Anti-Thinspo 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…