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The Reason I've Just Deleted My Pinterest Account | Edudemic

The Reason I've Just Deleted My Pinterest Account | Edudemic | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"I've just deleted my Pinterest account. But I love Pinterest. Let me explain. I’ll start from the beginning. What do you do when you sign up for a new website or app? Do you quickly tap ‘agree’ to the terms & conditions so you can move forward with account creation? If you’re anything like me, accepting the terms is rarely a concern. [...]"

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Why Pinterest is 2012's hottest website | CNN.com

Why Pinterest is 2012's hottest website | CNN.com | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"Pinterest is the breakout social network of 2012, but even technology addicts could be excused for missing its rise to success. [...]" Pete Cashmore (founder/CEO of mashable.com) decrypts the pinning network.

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The Curation-Over-Creation Trend That Fueled Pinterest's Rapid Growth

The Curation-Over-Creation Trend That Fueled Pinterest's Rapid Growth | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"Laura Paine has a simple answer when asked why Pinterest exploded in popularity at this particular juncture in Internet history. ...] A new Engauge white paper breaks down the make-up of the average Pinterest user and shows that the end result of less reading is more of a focus on content curation than creation. The timing of that trend, combined with a stunning design when Internet users are focusing more on visual than text, has allowed Pinterest to explode in popularity. [...]"

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How to Stay Safe on Pinterest | ReadWriteWeb

How to Stay Safe on Pinterest | ReadWriteWeb | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

Pinterest. It's a free for all, the perfect place to find visually stimulating images and then perform fast, repinning actions. [... However,] Pinterest users should also know that anytime they post content to the site, it is automatically public. [...] So, that image you've repinned that may or may not be violating copyright issues could get reposted a million times - and you will be held responsible. [...]"

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