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Pinterest makes messaging group members easier on group boards
Jul13

Pinterest makes messaging group members easier on group boards

It is actually easy to know when a company is passionate about adding innovation to its services. Pinterest is certainly not scared to try something news—and this time, the world’s catalog of best ideas is adding a new group activity feed to group boards. The new collaboration tools as Pinterest calls it, will make planning of parties and other activities easier for group members. Members can now have conversations with other members...

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Google is testing a Pinterest-like image search feature on desktop
Jun29

Google is testing a Pinterest-like image search feature on desktop

Pinterest has a reputation for bringing innovation into visual search. It is about the most trusted place to visit when looking for inspirational ideas for decoration and the likes. So, it does not come as a surprise that Google is looking to the world’s catalogue of ideas for inspiration. Google, according to TechCrunch, has confirmed that it is testing an image search feature on desktop—just the way Pinterest works. The feature will...

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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 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 adds autoplay video ads to Home Feed
May27

Pinterest adds autoplay video ads to Home Feed

Pinterest is taking its drive to earn more revenue from ads this year by adding autoplay video ads to Home Feed. You know what that means; more revenue for the company, and more opportunities to “catch up” with a few other social media companies that have adopted similar feature or method of revenue generation to their services. The autoplay video ads will run in few places like the user search results, and the home feeds, Recode...

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Pinterest introduces Lens; a new tool that points out specific elements in pictures
Feb08

Pinterest introduces Lens; a new tool that points out specific elements in pictures

Pinterest continues to demonstrate to everyone that it is set to make its platform conform with the latest technology. By adding a new tool called Lens, the company has positioned itself as a force to be reckoned with in terms of machine learning. On Tuesday, the company launched Lens, a new tool that uses machine vision to identify specific elements in pictures. “At Pinterest, we’ve developed new experimental technology that, for the...

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