We love to see how people use Pinterest in their everyday lives and all the great ideas they try (wins, fails, whatever). From time to time, we even reach out to people like you, to see if we can re-post their pic and inspire even more people to try new things.
Evan and I have always believed that building diverse teams is essential to building great products. Diverse teams come with a broader set of experiences, which means they often have new perspectives and ideas. That’s important for Pinterest as we set out to help people around the world discover and do things they love.
Even though we always valued diversity, as we grew quickly, we found that we started to look more and more like a typical technology company—we just didn’t see as many women or underrepresented minorities on our team.
There are all kinds of recaps and best-ofs this time of year, but instead of looking back, we’re jumping ahead. Our insights team dug through a ton of data from the past year to identify the top emerging trends on Pinterest. And the results are just too good to keep to ourselves.
It’s the beginning of December, and the gift-buying, party-planning frenzy of the hardcore holiday season is officially here. What to wear to the office party? Which cheerful drinks and finger foods should you serve at your own holiday spread? What are you going to get your kid for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or their unfortunately timed December birthday?
There are over 75 billion ideas on Pinterest, and people around the world save millions more here every single day. With so many great hand-curated ideas making their way onto Pinterest, there could be some you'd really love if only you knew about them.
That’s what Pinterest Explore is all about—helping you make sure you don’t miss the good stuff.
So you’ve found an idea on Pinterest and brought it to life. Now what? Maybe you pulled off your first homemade Halloween costume, or you discovered those brownies were better with extra butter (no surprise). Today, we’re adding an easy way for you to keep track of all the ideas you’ve tried on Pinterest.
Check off ideas you try
You may have noticed that the place you go to check your Pinterest notifications and messages just got a whole lot simpler. All the same info you’re used to seeing is still right there, we’ve just combined some things so it’s easier for you to understand who’s loving what, and maybe even discover a few new ideas along the way.
“News” and “You” are now combined
Today we're excited to announce that our community has grown to more than 150 million people around the world using Pinterest every month. And we’ve got over 75 billion ideas waiting here for them to try. But what’s most exciting to me is just how diverse this group of people has become since Pinterest launched in 2010.
We’re going beyond black cats and broomsticks this October with a whole month of sneaky, shortcut ideas to trick out your Halloween. No matter where you fall on the Halloween freak-o-meter—whether you start planning your costume in July, or you’re more of a night before type—we’ve got your hack. One for every day of October, in fact.
31 Halloween hacks
Think cardboard costumes, creepy cocktails and more easy ideas, like how to…
Fall is officially here, so please pass me a very large turmeric latte. The change in seasons means a new crop of trends to test drive, and we don’t want to miss a thing. Here’s a rundown of the rising ideas on Pinterest right now.
This will be the tattoo of the year
What are Pinners eating this year? We asked our Pinsights team to do a little digging and tell us what flavors are heating up on Pinterest. Here are the top 10 trends to try in the kitchen.
Secret weapon spices
With a hint of nostalgia for '90s youth and the spirit of Ziggy Stardust looming, fall fashion on Pinterest is here.