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Social Media Users Say Pinterest Is as Popular as Twitter

Social Media Users Say Pinterest Is as Popular as Twitter | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
A new study by Pew reveals that social media users use Pinterest just as much as they use Twitter.
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Pinterest use is growing. some demographics here.

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Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & LinkedIn: Global Social Media Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC]

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & LinkedIn: Global Social Media Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC] | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

This infographic takes a look at some key social media statistics from around the globe.


Did you know that Japan is the only major country where Twitter is more popular than Facebook? This year, Pinterest has seen enormous growth in the U.S. – the highest increase rate of anywhere in the world – and India is now just behind the United Kingdom in LinkedIn use, with 15 million people using the site. And they’re not planning to stop there, as India is tipped to become Facebook’s largest market by 2015...


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Maxwell Stinson's comment, December 9, 2012 8:49 PM
great infographic!
Wanda Rawlins's curator insight, December 15, 2012 8:24 AM

I didn't know that about Japan and Twitter -this is great info thanks for the share and insights.

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How Teachers and Educators Can Use Pinterest as a Resource In and Out of the Classroom | Steve Spangler's Blog

How Teachers and Educators Can Use Pinterest as a Resource In and Out of the Classroom | Steve Spangler's Blog | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Pinterest is the latest time-sucking social network to rise above the rest. If you are a visual person looking for recipes, home decorating tips, crafts for the kids or cool vacation spots, Pinterest is your network.
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Ten Tools for Your Pinterest Toolbelt

Ten Tools for Your Pinterest Toolbelt | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Pinterest is a great social networking site, but it is definitely still young and lacking in some features.

 

...If you’d like the Pinterest experience but with more features, you can either use an entirely different Pinterest alternative, or you can try using one of these Pinterest-based tools.


This collection has a huge variety of tools, including ways to explore, discover, analyze and more. There are even a few browser plug-ins to really make your Pinterest experience worthwhile. These tools definitely give Pinterest a whole new layer of functionality and you’re sure to find at least one you don’t know how you ever pinned without. Read on to learn about 10 of my favorite Pinterest tools....


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A Must Have Pinterest Cheat Sheet for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must Have Pinterest Cheat Sheet for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Via mjonesED, Dennis T OConnor, Jim Lerman
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A quick and easy to read overview of Pinterest for teachers.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, January 16, 2013 1:52 PM

Pinterest remains a simple to use curation platform that teachers can readily adapt to the classroom. Why not?

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Infographic: The Astounding Power Of Pinterest

Infographic: The Astounding Power Of Pinterest | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
In our upcoming October design issue, one of the many fascinating feature stories we’ve lined up is a lengthy profile of Pinterest and its elusive CEO, Ben Silbermann.

That story goes live later this week, but until then, here's an infographic about Pinterest, created by Fast Company's staff and designed by our own Ted Keller.

In this profusion of figures, you find out a few, key things about the image-sharing service. For one, it’s dominated by women. Second, something about its layout and culture stokes an enormous buying impulse. And third, major brands are getting in on the act. It’s not a stretch to say that soon, at least on retail sites, a Pinterest button might become as ubiquitous as a Facebook Like. Check out the infographic, or tour the major findings in the accompanying slide show...


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eduClipper: The Pinterest of Education

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Pinterest revolutionized the way we keep track of the gems that we find on the Internet, with categories of interest ranging from home decorating to cooking.
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Pinterest: 13 Tips and Tricks for Cutting Edge Users

Pinterest: 13 Tips and Tricks for Cutting Edge Users | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
If you're still getting used to Pinterest, like many of us, take a few minutes to review our tips and tricks for the hottest new social network.
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