By Elise Moreau
You’ve heard about it from friends, you’ve read about it on other blogs, and you’ve been convinced that it’s hottest new thing on the web. Everyone’s on Pinterest and it seems as if everyone absolutely loves it.
What Is Pinterest?
Before you jump on board with everyone else, you should first understand what Pinterest is all about.
Put simply, Pinterest is a kind of online pinboard – mostly for collecting visual pieces of multimedia. Images are mostly shared on Pinterest.
You can create as many pinboards as you want, which is great for organization. For example, if you like collecting pictures of zoo animals, you can create a board and label it “Animals.” On the other hand, if you also like collecting recipes, you can create another board and label it “Recipes.”
Pinterest users interact with each other through liking, commenting, and repinning each other’s stuff. That’s what makes it such a hot social network.