Pinterest

Pin your interests in images on this social media giant

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    Browser tools

  • Works under:

    Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP

  • Also available for:

    Android

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free

Pinterest is one of the largest photo-sharing service sites available on the internet today with millions of users who utilize the site each day.

If you have never heard of a social media site known as Pinterest, you are sorely missing out on one of the best ways to share photographs and learn new techniques and recipes each day. Pinterest is a wonderful platform to use when trying to share photographs and helpful information with other people from around the world. This can be as simple as sharing recipes that you might want to try yourself or even just photographs that represent what you are looking to do in the near future. Many people use Pinterest as a way to plan their weddings or even to gather information for birthday parties that they might be throwing in the near future. You can pretty much use Pinterest any way that you want, but the key is to begin using it by creating an account for yourself.

What Exactly is Pinterest?

Pinterest is essentially a photo-sharing social media website with millions of users who come on the site each day. The main goal for using Pinterest is for you to create boards which you can then pin photographs to. You can then have these photographs readily available to you by simply looking at your board for later inspiration. Many people use Pinterest as a way to gather recipes that they can try all throughout the year. You might want to use Pinterest as a way to start some DIY projects that you have never even thought of doing yourself. A lot of people use Pinterest as a way to simply share photographs that they like looking at and this is something that you might find interesting for all seasons and holidays of the year.

Why Use Pinterest?

The reason it is beneficial for you to make an account on Pinterest and start using it for yourself is because of the fact that it allows you to easily share photographs and pin these photographs to your own boards on your account. This means that you will have later access to these pins for inspiration, whether this be a recipe that you would like to try out or a DIY project that you want to know more about and try for yourself without worrying that you do not have the right type of instruction.

How to Get Started

The best way for you to get started on the Pinterest website is to make a user account for yourself and start looking through the site for inspiration. You can then create boards on your own account and pin different photographs to these boards so that you can view them later on when it is actually relevant to you. Creating an account on Pinterest is totally free and it's also incredibly easy to do on your own.

Pros of Using Pinterest

  • This is a totally free service for you to utilize.
  • It is fun and easy to share photographs with the world.
  • Pinterest is a wonderful way to become inspired to do different projects and try different things.

Cons of Using Pinterest

  • Many people find that using Pinterest takes away a lot of their free time because it is quite addictive.
  • The site can sometimes experience technical problems that become an annoyance.
  • Many people will pin things on the site that are actually advertisements for their own product.

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