Pinterest. What’s All the Buzz About?

Here at 815 Media, we like to pride ourselves on staying pretty up-to-date on the latest technology. Gadgets, social networks, web trends, etc…  We’re interested in that stuff, and what it can do for our clients.  So when we see an emerging trend out there, we pay careful attention.

Pinterest is one of those emerging trends that has caught our eye recently, and for good reason. According to USA Today and Hitwise, Pinterest is now one of the web’s Top Ten social networking sites.

So what is this phenomena?  Well, think of Pinterest as a sort of online cork board.  Just like some other social networks, you can “Like”, “Repin”, comment, and share content from Pinterest to the masses.  If you are familiar with the basics of Facebook and Twitter, you will quickly pick up on Pinterest.