“ "What's the big deal with Pinterest?" my husband asked me as he saw me searching some of my pinned boards. I didn't really have a good answer for him, until he followed up with, "why not just do a google search and specify images?”
Via Pilar Pamblanco
“ Pinterest together with Twitter are my top social networking websites for this year. You can tell from the multitude of posts I devoted to them here in Educational Technology and Mobile...”
Via Jon Samuelson
Pinterest is growing in popularity in such a way that it presumably will be the top social bookmarking platform of choice for internet users in 2013. The visual concept Pinterest is built on is behind its popularity because the human mind is constructed in such a way to allow for easy and quicker processing of visual cues better than it does with the written code.
Via Andrea Zeitz
"My friend and fellow ed tech blogger Adam Bellow has relaunched his start-up company eduClipper. Some of you may remember that Adam launched a private beta of the service last year. Well after a big investment from some venture capital firms and ten months of testing and revising features eduClipper is better than ever. In fact, I think it's what teachers wish Pinterest could be. Last week Adam and I spent an hour talking about the new eduClipper in it's current state and where it is going in the future. Let's take a look at what will make eduClipper a very popular service amongst educators."
Via John Evans
Teachers on Pinterest is a brand new hub that showcases a variety of lesson plans and teaching tools, and through a partnership with Edutopia, it's hoping to build out a full-bodied community for instructors. It looks really promising with masses of resources organized by year level and curriculum areas.
Via Andrea Zeitz
“ According to an annual survey done by Edutopia, Pinterest is in the top five of professional development websites for teachers. Since its inception a couple of years ago, Pinterest has become a...”
Via Rabbi David Etengoff
“ Teachers are signing up for Pinterest in droves due to the unique, image-based interface and the relevant, socially curated content. But what is Pinterest and how can it be used in the classroom?”
Via Steven Engravalle
“With more than 70 Million worldwide users, Pinterest has been reinforcing their position as the leader for visual social networks, competing with the likes of Instagram and Vine for users’ time.”
Via Kelly Lieberman
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