Pinterest has grown dramatically among online users since it first came onto the social media market. Still a very young website, Pinterest has developed into an extremely popular sharing social scrapbook-style site. It is a really good way to share with others whatever you find interesting.
This social photo-sharing website lets users “pin” images to bulletin boards based on their interests and allows people to follow each other.
Pinterest has been developed in December 2009 by Ben Silbermann, with the help of Paul Sciarra and Evan Sharp. It was later launched in March 2010 as an invite-only site. It became available to everyone in August 2012.
As of February 2013, Semiocast reported that Pinterest reached 70 million users worldwide. It is also the fastest standalone website to hit 10 million unique visitors monthly in the U.S., as you can see on the comScore report below.
Pinterest popularity is growing at the speed of light and it is rapidly becoming one of the top social media websites. And in the infographic below, created by Internet Marketing Inc., you will find other facts about Pinterest and how it compares to top sites like:
- Google +
This online social scrapbook-style site offers the chance to share fun and interesting photos and also gives you the chance to know people with the same interests as yours. As you will see below, many businesses also are fervent users of the platform. This is a refreshing form of social media site that will surely continue to gain in popularity among collectors of all kind. Hope to see you there!
Are you a member of Pinterest? If yes, do you go there often? Feel free to comment below!
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