12 Pinning and Repinning on Pinterest

A screenshot of the Pinterest mobile application is shown displaying four pins on the home page.

In this chapter, you learn about Pinterest, the visual social network.

➔ Getting to Know Pinterest

➔ Viewing and Saving Pins

➔ Saving Pins from the Web

➔ Creating New Boards

Pinterest (www.pinterest.com) is a social network with particular appeal to women—although there are a growing number of male users, too.

Getting to Know Pinterest

Unlike Facebook, which lets you post text-based status updates, Pinterest is all about images. The site consists of a collection of boards, like virtual corkboards, that people use to share pictures they find interesting. The items you share are called pins, and you save ...

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