We know that lots of people use Pinterest to get ready for going back to school or college. There are boards for everything from first-day outfits to must-have study supplies. Back in the day, Flintstones lunch boxes and brightly colored Trapper Keepers were the definition of cool for school.
There’s been a lot of talk lately about the lack of diversity in the tech industry. Back in 2013, one of our engineers Tracy Chou kicked off the “where are the numbers?” initiative, which revealed just how low the numbers really were. Now that companies are regularly reporting their data, it’s clear not a lot of progress has been made since then.
Did you know? Not only is Pinterest the very best way to discover creative ideas, it’s also your save button for the internet.
Say your dad sends you an article that you’re too busy to read right now. Or a friend posts a link that looks fascinating, but you’re in the middle of doing something else. Just hit the Pinterest button to save it to one of your boards.
Ready to put some extra power in your Pinning? Starting today, you can log in to other apps with your Pinterest account.
Here’s how it works:
Hey everybody! We’ve made a couple improvements to how search works, so now it’s even easier for you to find the creative ideas and people you’re looking for.
Streamlined search suggestions
Before when you did a search, your results were buried behind different filters for Pins, Pinners and boards. Now you see all the closest matching options the second you start typing.
A little Pin can turn into something big. To prove it, a few folks on our team grabbed their hammers, built a collection of Pins and want to share them with you—in real life.
Join us in Boston next weekend for the first ever Pintervention pop-up, a truly hands-on Pinterest experience. Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll see.
The Pin It button is how you save anything you want for later. Recipes, articles, project ideas…whenever you spot something you want to try some day, you just Pin It and it’s saved.
And starting today, we’ve made some big improvements to how Pinning works.
It’s super clear
Each Pin is a visual bookmark. And the improved new Pin selector makes it easy to decide exactly what you want to save.
Last year, we began publishing our first transparency report for the last six months of 2013. Today we’re releasing our first full year transparency report for 2014 as an update from our earlier mid-year report. You can see the full report here. We’ll continue to publish similar reports every six months.
We get a lot of questions about what men are up to on Pinterest, so we did some digging and thought we’d share what we found.
What’s trending with guys? Here are the top 3 Pins from men in the U.S. over the past month:
1) A sharp idea for taking your look to the next level in men’s fashion:
2) A home improvement how-to for building an easy platform bed:
Over the years, we’ve added extra info to Pins to make them even more useful. Recipe Pins list ingredients and cook time, product Pins show you price and availability, and article Pins give you a headline and story description.