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Pinterest hires its first head of diversity in an effort to broaden its workforce

Pinterest has now appointed its first diversity chief in the form of Candice Morgan, who will pursue the company's goals of hiring more staff members from underrepresented minorities.
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Forget Christmas cards, use these social media tips to share great festive posts instead

This holiday season, replace the quaint act of handing out Christmas cards with social media greetings. From Snapchat to Pinterest, use these networks to create personalized messages for all your friends and family.
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Pinterest now notifies you of price drops on your favorite buyable pins

Pinterest has rolled out new tools that notify users when the price drops on their saved buyable pins. Users will receive in-app notifications and emails that let them access the pins in question.
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Pinterest's top food trends for 2016 Include savory desserts and homebrew

Social bookmarking site Pinterest has created a board predicting the top lifestyle trends for 2016 based on the pins of its biggest influencers. Among them are the top food trends for the upcoming year.
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Pinterest’s new acquisitions will make it easier to find, buy pins on the app

Pinterest has acquired two startups to help index images and boost mobile shopping on its app. It is thought that the teams from Pext and The Hunt will make it easier for users to find and buy pins on Pinterest.

Google now lets you star images and add them to collections

Google's new feature for its image search lets you bookmark images so you can revisit them later. The feature is only available on mobile, but can be accessed on all major browsers on iOS and Android.
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Pinterest introduces visual search tool for iOS, Android, and the web

Pinterest's new visual search tool is like facial recognition ... but for furniture. Just as Shazam lets you identify unfamiliar songs that you're listening to, Pinterest now lets you identify unfamiliar objects.
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Find everything that’s for sale in one place with new Pinterest Shop

Pinterest Shop includes trending pins that are buyable, making it easier to find the products you can purchase, and then making the purchase without leaving the platform a simpler process.
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To grow e-commerce further, Pinterest makes ‘buyable’ pins available to bigger retailers

Pinterest is at the forefront of combining social media with e-commerce, as evidenced by its new move. It'll start allowing bigger retailers to use its new buyable pin to push for more e-commerce on its site.
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The art of communication in the 21st century — it’s not your grandma’s scene

According to a recent Pew Research study regarding mobile messaging and social media in 2015, both Instagram and Pinterest have seen their user base numbers double in the last three years.

Tempted by that pin? Pinterest adds a Buy button, and it works with Apple Pay

Buy buttons seem to be springing up all over the place these days. The latest online outfit to join the club is Pinterest, which on Tuesday announced the imminent rollout of its own such feature in an effort to attract more brands…
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Pinterest implements ‘visual search’ tech to intelligently locate similar images

Pinterest is debuting a new feature called visual search that allows similar images to be discovered and displayed. This could have positive implications for its users and its own bottom line.