Will This New Pinterest Pin Type Benefit Content Creators?

This week, Pinterest announced the launch of a new type of Rich Pin – the How-To Pin. Rich Pins, in general, are seen as a positive for both users and content providers, but is this one actually going to prove…

Pinterest Launches New Rich Pin Type ‘How-To Pins’

Pinterest announced the launch of a new type of Rich Pin called How-To Pins. These include step-by-step instructions to help users accomplish whatever the pins pertain to. As a Pinterest spokesperson tells us, “When you tap a Pin for a…

Pinterest Announces Rich Pin Updates

Pinterest announced some updates to two types of Rich Pins – Recipe Pins and Movie Pins. For the former, Pinterest is adding rich data like ingredients, cook times, and servings to billions of pins, which will double the number of…

Pinterest Integration Just Got Easier For Squarespace Sites

Pinterest has teamed up with Squarespace to give websites using the latter some new tools to make it easier to integrate Pinterest. Those building sites with Squarespace will now more quickly be able to add the Pin It button, get…

Pinterest App Pins Let iOS Users Install Apps

Pinterest announced the launch of new App Pins, a new type of Rich Pin for iOS apps, which lets users actually install apps directly from Pinterest. A spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews, “App Pins are the first truly actionable…

Pinterest And Shopify Team Up On Social Commerce

Pinterest and Shopify have teamed up to automatically enable Rich Pins for all Shopify merchants. Rich Pins are pins that contain extra information compared to regular ones. Pinterest has five different kinds: Product Pins, Recipe Pins, Movie Pins, Article Pins,…

Pinterest Just Made Shopping Easier

Pinterest has launched a new “Gifts” feed among the rest of its categories. The feed is meant specifically to get products that are actually for sale in front of users. The company calls it a “work-in-progress,” so we’ll likely see…