Pinterest

Pinterest

Launched in 2010, Pinterest is a fast-growing social networking site that operates like an online bulletin board.

Users are able to "pin" their favorite pictures and organize them in theme-based collections called "boards." Users can also like, comment on and re-pin other people’s images to their boards.

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Misconceptions about about this channel's popularity, what people are doing when they're pinning and how that relates to your company.

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