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Pinterest acquires shopping app Tote to bring you more buyable fashion items

Pinterest has acquired shopping app Tote in order to integrate its team into its own workforce. The move could bring more buyable fashion Pins to Pinterest as it looks to further monetize its service.
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Pinterest just bought smart keyboard company Fleksy

Pinterest, in what may be an effort to improve the search and recommendations on its site, has acquired Fleksy, a smart keyboard company. Financial terms of the deal weren't revealed, however, we do know that Pinterest didn't acquire…
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Pinterest now offers ad-targeting tools to boost business accounts

Pinterest just added three tools -- similar to what Facebook and Twitter already offer -- to enhance marketing and advertising for business profiles, including "customer list targeting” aimed at existing customers.
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Interactive Pinterest pins let shoppers in Brazil bring offline items online

Pinterest is testing real-life Pins in Brazil that let shoppers save physical items to their virtual boards on the platform. Pinterest describes the campaign as "one of the greatest examples of in-store and online integration.”
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Pinterest has just replaced one of its defining features

Pinterest has renamed its defining "Pin It" button in order to make its platform more accessible to international users. Alongside the name change, the platform has also modified pins to make it easier for users to discover more things they…
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Pinterest just dropped a revamped iOS app that will load 3x faster than before

Pinterest has completely revamped its iOS app. The new app not only features a sleek and stylish new design, but, perhaps more importantly, it has been totally rebuilt under-the-hood to now load a whopping three times faster.
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Pinterest launches interactive How-to Pins to boost engagement

Pinterest has launched a dynamic How-to Pin that allows brands to create step-by-step instructions within their posts, meaning all the information you need for your next project will now be available on the platform.
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Save images to collections on your desktop in Google search

Google's new feature for its image search lets you bookmark images so you can revisit them later. The feature was previously only available on mobile, but it's now supported on desktop.
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Pinterest adds movie and recipe data to pins in time for the Oscars

For Pinterest users who have become frustrated with clicking around for recipe and movie information, Pinterest has added new rich data to its recipe and movie pins. The new data provides much of the information directly on the pin.
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Pinterest users add 200 million posts about Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day science experiments for children and adults are up 300 percent from last year on Pinterest. The social network says 29 million users have pinned 200 million pins about the "holiday of love."
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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.