A coy Ben Silbermann wasn’t saying much today about how he plans to incorporate advertising into Pinterest, the site he founded back in 2009. But it’s a good bet Pinterest advertising will be native-looking and centered on commerce.
Pinterest has become that rarest of specimens, at least in the consumer/social world: an independent, massively scaling service that not only bestows the “cool” factor that every large company seems to crave but, in Pinterest’s case, offers a huge...
It's not a dramatic new look, but if you spend some time with Pinterest's latest overhaul, you'll see it's easy to find more content you'll enjoy, quickly. And as a result, you'll probably spend more time on the social network.
Pinterest works best on the web, with its big images and pinning from other browser tabs. But mobile is the future and Pinterest needs to play catch up there. Today Pinterest mobile added search suggestions to make single screen pinning easier.
ShopInterest, the 500 Startups-backed e-commerce site that lets you sell from your Pinterest boards, is announcing plans to extend its beta period by six more months while it gets its SMB-focused selling solution off the ground.
In terms of grabbing and holding our attention, Pinterest’s tiled, wall-of-stuff design has proven incredibly effective--so much so, in fact, that we’ve seen other big sites like eBay and Medium start to adopt similar layouts themselves.