Pinterest Is Testing Animated GIFs, Rolls Out Search Tools for Recipe Pins

Pinterest is conducting tests to show animated GIFs next to photos, and it also rolled out tools for users to search for Recipe

Pinterest Agrees to Pay Getty Images to Avoid Copyright Issues

Pinterest is putting its newly raised funding to good use, as it prepares to spend some of the $225 million from its pocket on a copyright-related agreement with Getty

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We here at social barrel have been saying for quite some time that if you are still not on Pinterest doing social media marketing, you should be.
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Pinterest Updates Its Article Pins, Adds ‘Read Later’ Feature

Pinterest wants publishers to increase the use of another pin type other than staple photos and product

Pinterest Reveals Experimental Hub With Pinterest for Teachers

Pinterest has revealed an official hub that involves content targeting for a specific portion of its millions of users.
The new “Pinterest for Teachers” website is well-timed to happen together with the news cycle and back-to-school

70 Percent of Brand Engagement on Pinterest Come From Users [Infographic]

Several brands in specific industries are barely felt on Pinterest. Global brand firm Digitas and analytics suite Curalate have released an infographic that details brand engagement on Pinterest for three markets: fashion and retail, automotive and electronics.
The study found that 70 percent of brand engagement on Pinterest is user-generated, unlike Facebook and Twitter, where companies push campaigns using verified accounts and pages. At Pinterest, the community shares more personal …

10 Crazy Creepy Pins From Pinterest

Pinterest is a very handy tool to curate things you like. Just like any other social networking site though, it does have its weird sides.
We recently talked about how Pinterest can be used to boost traffic and sales through your site. However, not every Pinterest users is using Pinterest for business.
Out of the many things you can post on Pinterest, some users find joy in posting things that make you go, “Whoa! That’s not too cool. It’s – uhm – creepy.”
Granted that …

Pinterest Gets $30Mn Secondary Sale Investment From SV Angel

Pinterest has just gotten a $30 million investment from venture capital firm SV Angel in the company’s secondary sale round.
According to a report from TechCrunch, the investment was confirmed to them by SV Angel cofounder David Lee.
The investment was first spotted in a filing at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission detailing a separate fund raised by the venture capital firm called SV Angel-III Growth P.
According to reports, the investment is at the same $1.5 billion …

Viraliti- Pinterest Marketing!

Looking at how Social Media has grown over the last couple of years with millions of users joining and getting active, it’s no surprise that brands have got on to the Social Media bandwagon too. After all, going where your consumers and prospects are makes good business sense.
Most brands have followed the natural path of Social Media adoption. Which starts with creating a basic presence on a few Social Media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube being the most popular), and often hiring an …