Pinterest now available for Barnes & Noble's Nook lineup

Sarah Silbert
S. Silbert|04.15.13

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Pinterest now available for Barnes & Noble's Nook lineup

If you can't even contemplate e-reading without a healthy side of inspirational photos, you'll be happy to know that Pinterest is now available on Barnes & Noble's Nook devices. Amazon already offers the popular app for its Kindle lineup, and now its chief rival in the e-reader market is bringing the app to all of its Nooks. Starting today, new devices will ship pre-loaded with Pinterest, along with new apps for Facebook and Twitter. Those who already own a Nook can download the virtual bulletin board from the Nook Store; click the source link to do so.

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Barnes & Noble Announces Pinterest App Now Available on NOOK® HD, NOOK® HD+, NOOK Tablet™ and NOOK Color™

Being Social with NOOK® Is Now Even Easier: Quick Access to Pinterest, Facebook & Twitter Apps for New and Existing Customers

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NOOK Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that Pinterest is now available on NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color and will come preloaded on new devices along with Twitter and a new Facebook for NOOK app. The Pinterest and Twitter apps are available for existing customers to download for free from the NOOK Store™.

"Pinterest has long been one of our most requested apps and we are thrilled to bring it to NOOK, along with the Twitter and Facebook for NOOK apps"
"Pinterest has long been one of our most requested apps and we are thrilled to bring it to NOOK, along with the Twitter and Facebook for NOOK apps," said Claudia Romanini, Vice President of NOOK Apps, NOOK Media LLC. "Our goal is to bring NOOK users the very best in social media and these apps will bring to life the rich sharing experiences that Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter offer."

NOOK customers will love the Pinterest app, which is a great tool for people to discover the things that inspire them and collect these things to act upon later. With the Facebook for NOOK app, people will be able to see what their friends are up to, share updates, photos and videos, chat and have group conversations, play games and much more. Twitter has long been one of the most popular apps on NOOK, featuring an endless stream of tweets that delivers the best in media, news, events and information to its users in real time. In addition to Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter, NOOK's social media app catalog is growing and diverse, with other leadings titles like Flipboard, Stumble Upon, Taptu and more available for free in the NOOK Store.

The NOOK Store also features the most popular and bestselling top 100 app titles for tablets available anywhere, including the hottest games, as well as lifestyle, productivity, news, entertainment and reading apps. The NOOK Store also provides helpful age recommendations for parents and lets customers browse by subject area to find the perfect app for their child among the broadest and the most curated collection of kids' educational apps on any Android store. With the quality collection of NOOK Apps™, customers can choose from a selection of only the best apps available, and enjoy a simple, organized way to discover and purchase apps – right alongside their favorite books, movies and TV shows, magazines, newsstand titles and more. Barnes & Noble's award-winning line of tablets, including the 7-inch NOOK HD and 9-inch NOOK HD+, brings to life all this exciting content at incredibly low prices starting at $199.

Customers can visit or visit the NOOK Digital Shops™ and displays in any of Barnes & Noble's nearly 700 bookstores for more information on NOOK Apps and NOOK HD and NOOK HD+. Barnes & Noble offers Always Free NOOK Support in all of its neighborhood bookstores, with more than 35,000 NOOKsellers across the country ready to assist customers with setting up their NOOK devices or choosing their next great read, app, movie or TV show.

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