Pinterest

  • 'Late night is the best time for retweets': Interesting social media facts we think you should know July 24, 2014

    Here are some interesting facts about social networking sites including Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest that we think you all should know. ...
  • Many Pinterest accounts hacked, boards filled with butt images March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Many Pinterest users on Twitter are complaining that their Pinterest accounts have been hacked and their boards filled with butt images. Techcrunch reports that one of their editor's accounts was also hacked and flooded with spam. Pinterest users are advised not to click on any pins that look suspicious and...
  • LinkedIn, Pinterest more popular than Twitter: Study December 31, 2013

    San Francisco: More US adults use LinkedIn and Pinterest than Twitter, but that website attracts a greater proportion of blacks and young adults than do its social media peers, a Pew Research Centre study released on Monday showed. Photo pinup site Pinterest spiked in popularity over the past year, according to...
  • Pinterest: 26 pinteresting facts December 16, 2013

    Did you know that 'Garlic Cheesy Bread' is the most repinned Pinterest pin and 'Delicious' is the most followed board on Pinterest? Here are some interesting facts about Pinterest, its pins and users. Take a look and decide are they really pinteresting. ...
  • A field guide to Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and other social networks December 4, 2013

    Did you know that average time spent on Facebook per user is 8.3 hours per month? Did you know that tweets with image links get twice the engagement rate than those without images? There are many facts and interesting bits of information about social networks that we think you should...
  • Pinterest launches locationbased 'Place Pins' November 22, 2013

    New York: Pinterest, the online pinboard for sharing everything from wedding china ideas to travel inspiration, is now letting users add location to their pins. San Franciscobased Pinterest says that its "Place Pins," were designed to "combine all the beautiful imagery of a travel magazine with the utility of a map...
  • The next IPO after Twitter: Pinterest, Dropbox, Snapchat or Flipboard? November 14, 2013

    San Francisco: Just as one hightech breakthrough often paves the way for the next big thing, technology IPOs move in virtuous cycles, too. Twitter's scintillating stock market debut punctuated a procession of highly anticipated comingout parties over the past twoandhalf years, providing a springboard for a new generation of rapidly growing...
  • Best time to post on Facebook 68am, Twitter 13pm, Google+ 911am September 23, 2013

    People are often seen posting on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus at leisure, but a new report has observed that there are the best times during the day when the posts on social networking sites can help you get the maximum traction. Here is an infographic that suggests when you...
  • Review: Pinterest update cleaner, easier to manage May 9, 2013

    New York: Don't worry, Pinterest fans: Your sprawling virtual pegboards of wedding dresses, handmade jewellery, craft projects and food porn haven't changed dramatically. They're just easier to manage. The popular link and photosharing website has rolled out an update, one offering people simpler navigation and new ways to arrange their boards...
  • Pinterest separates personal, business accounts November 15, 2012

    New York: Pinterest is allowing small businesses and corporations to create official accounts, a move that could be an early step toward profitability. Pinterest Inc. burst onto the tech scene last year, appealing to designers, wedding planners, chefs and anyone else who likes to collect and share images from the Web. The...
  • eBay launches redesigned website, apes Pinterest October 11, 2012

    New York: eBay has redesigned its website to encourage visitors to browse and collect items they might want to buy later with something it calls the "feed." The feature, reminiscent of popular sites like imageheavy Pinterest, shows users items based on things they purchased in the past or items they've...
  • Pinterest hacked? Many users complain so September 11, 2012

    New Delhi: There seems to be a major hacking incident at Pinterest, the popular pinboardstyle social photo sharing website. Many users have reported that their Pinterest accounts have been hacked into and spam posted on their boards. The incident seems to have taken place last night. There is still no information regarding...
  • Pinterest unveils Android, iPad apps August 15, 2012

    San Francisco: Social networking startup Pinterest has rolled out versions of its service for Androidbased smartphones and for the iPad, its latest move to boost its appeal to a broader audience. An online scrapbook where users can "pin" images and share them with others, Pinterest has grown to about 23 million...
  • Eastern US storm hobbles Netflix and Instagram July 1, 2012

    New York: Netflix, Instagram and Pinterest are using Twitter and Facebook to update subscribers after violent storms across the eastern US caused server outages for hours. Netflix and Pinterest restored service by Saturday afternoon. Instagram used its Facebook fan page to communicate with users of its photosharing service. It posted a message...
  • Michelle Obama joins Pinterest June 14, 2012

    Washington: The first lady's profile on the social networking site went live Wednesday with three boards highlighting photos from around the White House, "great memories" and Father's Day. Mrs Obama captioned some of the photos herself, including recent shots of the Obama family skipping stones and playing minigolf, and older family...
  • Pinterest raises $100 million in funding: WSJ May 17, 2012

    Bangalore: Pinterest, the increasingly popular online bulletin board, raised $100 million in a financing round that values the US startup at $1.5 billion, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter. The funding is led by Japanese ecommerce site Rakuten, with Pinterest's existing venturecapital investors such as Andreessen...
  • Alibaba tests social shopping with Pinterest clone March 30, 2012

    Shanghai: It is a marriage made in heaven for shopping addicts. Social shopping, the merger of social networking and ecommerce which has hooked millions of users in the United States, has now captured the attention of China's Internet giant. Alibaba Group's social shopping platform Fa Xian (faxian.etao.com), launched on a testing...
  • What Is Pinterest? March 28, 2012

    1. A social photosharing website that some call (sigh) the new Facebook killer. Its users 'pin' photographs on virtual boards sorted by 'interests'. It's as easy to use as Twitter, except that it's visual. It's about photos, but unlike with Flickr, Pinterest users pin other people's photographs, not their own....
  • Watch out Facebook, Twitter. Here comes Pinterest March 14, 2012

    Texas: Christina Gomez has carefully displayed her dream cribs, rockers and mobiles on Pinterest, the increasingly popular online bulletin board. Never mind that she doesn't have a baby. "Ah, Pinterest where I dress my unborn children and decorate my imaginary mansion," the San Antonio political consultant said on Twitter...
  • Interest spikes in Pinterest, notably from women March 13, 2012

    New York: Oh, you pretty things. Just look at the mama giraffe nuzzling a baby giraffe, that lovely idea for an indoor planter made of mason jars and those perfectly cooked bacon strips cooling on a plate. This is what people are circulating on Pinterest, the latest websiteofthemoment for sharing...