This chapter discusses Pinterest, one of the fast-growing social media, favored mainly by female users, especially in the Central and Midwest United States. Owing to its variety and flexibility in usage, it is an ideal platform for public libraries to connect to their local communities.
Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/) is one of the rapidly growing social media. Developed in December 2009, the Pinterest site was officially launched in March 2010 with 5000 users – a number that doubled within nine months. In April 2012, Alyson Shontell of Business Insider ...