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A new button in Pinterest's iOS app makes it much easier to add those pumpkin-seed muffin recipes to your boards. Considering around 80 percent of Pinterest's traffic comes from mobile devices, it's surprising it took the company so long. To find the button, simply launch a mobile browser, click t...

July 24th 2015 at 3:03am 0 Comments
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It's now easier to "pin" images you like from Instagram, Etsy and Polyvore, thanks to the first fruits of Pinterests' developer platform released back in May. The app/website now features IFTTT and Polyvore integration, letting you log into those services with a Pinterest account and do some serio...

July 9th 2015 at 7:14am 0 Comments
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You've spent a lot of time collecting those dream dresses on your Pinterest board, but at the end of the day, you still have to actually go to the store to buy them. No longer. Pinterest has just introduced Buyable Pins, which lets you buy items directly from the Pinterest interface. If a pinned i...

June 2nd 2015 at 1:31pm 0 Comments
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The new Collections tab on Google+ offers a way to organize and share your interests with other people on the network, a la the mother of all cutesy-sharing sites, Pinterest. You're able to create a customized Collection about anything that you like (suggestions: Hello Kitty accessories, Harry Pot...

May 4th 2015 at 1:35pm 0 Comments
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You may have carefully crafted a Pinterest board to plan your dream vacation, but how are you going to make that trip a reality? Pinterest thinks it can help. The social site has launched an app developer platform that lets you take action based on your boards and individual pins. You could boo...

May 4th 2015 at 11:31am 0 Comments
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Pinterest launched Rich Pins a couple of years ago, adding item prices, author bylines, movie ratings, recipes and just more context in general within each entry. Now, the company's pairing up with Apple to expand the feature and add Install buttons to every pinned iOS app. You'll need to access t...

February 12th 2015 at 8:14am 0 Comments
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Malware frequently strikes multiple targets, but online services rarely do a great job of warning each other about related threats; your data could be at risk simply because your favorite social network didn't get a heads-up in time. Facebook is clearly sick and tired of this problem, as it just l...

February 11th 2015 at 12:37pm 0 Comments
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Social networks know that no one wants adverts all up in their feed --it's no wonder they try to sugar coat paid-for posts. Twitter sneaks in "promoted" tweets; Facebook has its "sponsored" posts; and soon you can expect "Promoted Pins" from -- where else? -- Pinterest. The program has been runnin...

December 29th 2014 at 1:47pm 0 Comments
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Pinterest has just released version 4.0 for iOS, and while it doesn't come with another big feature like the addition of private messaging from August, it dresses up the app in a simpler interface. The fresh, minimal interface boasts bigger images and a cleaner description section underneath the p...

November 4th 2014 at 5:44am 0 Comments
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As a child of the digital age my first impulse when presented with a "How do I do X?" question is to ask the internet. For the most part I can find the answers to most questions within a few clicks. But it's often more difficult to find usable step-by-step instructions on how to actually do things....

October 15th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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When you open a new tab in Google's Chrome browser, you're greeted with a search box, rows of recently-visited sites and a tucked-in menu for individual apps. It's really not very inspiring, is it? Pinterest doesn't think so, and thanks to an internal make-a-thon, there's a new Chrome extension th...

September 5th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Pinterest has released a new update for its iOS apps which introduces a powerful messaging ability to the social image sharing service. Your messages look similar to how they do on Facebook, with little circles that appear on your feed. To start a new message to a friend, click the plus button a...

August 7th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments