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Social Media for Writers by Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris

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Chapter 8

Pinterest

Your Online Bulletin Board

Think of all the corkboards in kitchens around the world, and all the postcards, recipes, and notes pinned onto them. Now wouldn't it be nice if you had an infinite corkboard for the Internet, where you could keep all those important, pretty, and interesting items? Wouldn't it be great if you could share your corkboard with your friends, and you could see all the fascinating things they found?

The creators of Pinterest must have thought so, too. They created Pinterest as a visual bookmarking site, where people collect and collate projects and ideas, and share them with others. Each user can have multiple boards where they post things that interest them.

When it was created in March 2010, Pinterest ...

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