Pinterest on Wednesday announced Place Pins, a new variation of its core product that allows folks to pin and create boards for places they like or want to visit. Pinterest’s diversification comes close on the heels of a massive round of funding at nosebleed valuations.
Pinterest announced Thursday that ads — or “promoted pins” — are coming to the site. CEO Ben Silbermann promised they’ll be “tasteful.”
A new study from Pinterest and The Knot found that the vast majority of the site’s users are planning their weddings by looking at photos online. Not too surprising, except women who aren’t engaged yet are doing it too.
Pinterest is adding a much-requested feature from its users that will let them perform a search of just their pins. The update comes as Pinterest is launching plenty of new features and adds integration with big brands.
Pinterest is unveiling a new pin structure for different types of products and an integration with a large number of retail brands, as it continues buildng up the platform and paving the way for growth.
Looking to purchase a Nook? Soon customers will be able to start checking out Pinterest on the tablets, as Pinterest looks to expand its business and external partnerships.
For companies in Silicon Valley who want to prioritize design, the real question is how to do it while also shipping engineering products to market. At Pinterest, the designers and engineers are vocal that you can, in fact, do both.
Pinterest has raised a new funding round of $200 million, putting the company’s valuation at $2.5 billion. The company has exploded in the last few years as users have flocked to collect images across the web and pin them to virtual boards.
By launching a Pinterest for business set of options and features on Wednesday, Pinterest is paving the way for a relationship with companies and brands, mimicking Facebook’s courting of companies and potentially threatening startups who provide business analytics for Pinterest.
Looking to collect images for gift ideas for a person, or want to put together inspiration for a secret project? Pinterest is debuting “secret boards” on Thursday, allowing users to pin photos to boards that are either completely private or shared with just a few individuals.