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Pinterest Pins will now start displaying in Facebook Messenger
Dec06

Pinterest Pins will now start displaying in Facebook Messenger

Pinterest has launched a bot and chat extension that will henceforth display its full pin images in Facebook Messenger. That means you will start seeing more pins in the messaging app—and that will mark the start of a new partnership between the two social networking behemoths. Facebook has 200,000 bots dedicated to creating unique social experience for its users—and Pinterest has swelled that number. Close to 1 million pins are...

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Pinterest’s new board sections feature will let you tidy up your party ideas
Nov11

Pinterest’s new board sections feature will let you tidy up your party ideas

Pinterest is high up there with a lot of social media websites. While the world’s number one catalogue of ideas isn’t as big as Facebook and Instagram, it’s still one of the best places to get great party ideas from. It is the number one place for party and event planners. The company is going a step further by announcing a new feature that will enable you to sort or arrange your event and party ideas, and keep things tidy. Board...

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Pinterest also a victim of Russia-linked political posts
Oct12

Pinterest also a victim of Russia-linked political posts

Russia’s involvement in last year’s US presidential election is becoming clearer by the day. Earlier in the week, Google revealed that Kremlin bought some ads worth about $100,000 from YouTube, Gmail and Google Search to influence the election won by Donald Trump. Visual bookmarking site, Pinterest has also come out to explain how its website was used by Russia to influence the election. Apparently Pinterest had inadvertently helped...

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Pinterest rolls out ability to zoom inside Pins
Aug20

Pinterest rolls out ability to zoom inside Pins

Pinterest is going the Instagram way by launching a feature that will let you pinch a photo to zoom in and out on various Pins. Instagram, among several other online services have almost similar features—and will continue the company’s goal of keeping its service competitive. The plan here is to make its platform one of the most attractive for high-quality photos and videos with emphasis on products. It has increasingly developed into...

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Pinterest adds Lens to home feed
Aug01

Pinterest adds Lens to home feed

Pinterest is forging ahead with plans to make it easier for you to search and discover your favorite pins. The world’s catalogue of ideas on Monday added Lens to its home field. By adding Lens, a search and visual discovery tool to home field, you can now search for pins through the new search bar at the top of your home feeds or tap the Lens camera to launch visual field. For now, the update is only available to iOS users, but there...

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Pinterest Lens Beta Now Scans Multiple Objects, Adds QR Codes and iOS App Shortcuts
May10

Pinterest Lens Beta Now Scans Multiple Objects, Adds QR Codes and iOS App Shortcuts

Pinterest Lens beta–through QR codes and new app shortcuts–is helping the social network expand from being a visual catalog of ideas to earn more revenues. Then again, even Pinterest CEO and co-founder Ben Silbermann said that the company is not a social network. While other social networks are busy copying services and expanding their offers, Pinterest continues to build a discovery platform, earning revenue from...

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