By Kelsey Jones
If my last post was an indication, I am obsessed with Pinterest. It is a great way to relax while watching TV and it also is a great way to get ideas for home decorating, parties, and new recipes. Pinterest launched in March 2010 and has recently been valued at $200 million (as of August 2011).
A Brief Overview
As explained before, Pinterest is a social-sharing site where users can “pin” images and videos to boards, which are separated into categories. The visual appeal of Pinterest is what makes it so addicting (to me, at least). Users can also connect their Pinterest account with Facebook and Twitter in order to start following their Twitter and Facebook friends on Pinterest. When you follow someone on Pinterest, it is similar to following them on Twitter—when you log in, you are shown the latest pins from people who you have followed:
Screenshot of my Pinterest.com view when I log in.Read More