Pinterest tests new look with bigger pins, restructured navigation

The addicting social-networking site is mixing things up a bit to make its pins even more gripping. New year, new Pinterest. (Credit: Pinterest) Pinterest is readying a test that will alter the inspirational site with a tweaked navigation, bigger pins, and an overall faster site experience, the company announced Monday. The experimental Pinterest look will roll out […]

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Pinterest quietly sneaks in support for Twitter Cards

Oh, the mild drama between social networks. Just as Instagram nixed its in-depth URL integration with Twitter about a week ago, now it’s Pinterest getting involved — however, the latter is taking a slightly different route. Thanks to Twitter user Kelly Lieberman, who initially spotted the changes, we have now learned that Pinterest has turned on support for Twitter […]

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Pinterest May Soon Offer Private Boards

  Private boards may soon be coming to Pinterest. When pinning an image to Gadgetnuz‘s Pinterest account Wednesday morning, we noticed a mention of “secret boards” (see screenshot above). We were unable to create secret boards or find another reference to them, however, signaling that this may be a feature that Pinterest is preparing to roll out […]

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Pinterest lets select ‘top-level’ users verify their accounts

Joining other social networks, like Facebook and Twitter, the virtual pinning site rolls out a new feature that certifies user accounts. Top-level domains, such as happymundane.com, can now be verified on Pinterest. The red checkmark next to the domain name shows up on verified accounts. Pinterest is now letting users announce to the world they’re […]

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Pinterest pierces Top 50 most-visited sites list

Though Google still reigns as No. 1, a ComScore study shows that Pinterest joined other social networks for the most frequently visited sites in the U.S. for September. The top U.S. Web properties in September, according to ComScore. (Credit: ComScore ) ComScore released its list of Top 50 most-visited Web sites in the U.S. for September, and […]

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Pinterest rolls out user blocking, flagging, and reporting

As a way to curtail users who pin banned items like nudie pictures, hateful symbols, and violent images, Pinterest debuts a feature that lets users block and report questionable activity. Pinterest’s new reporting feature. (Credit: Pinterest ) Despite Pinterest’s clean image, some smut does work its way onto the site — and now the company […]

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eBay announces site redesign, Pinterest-like discovery feed

Today in New York at its “Future of Shopping” event, eBay has announced the rollout of a redesigned site, featuring a very familiar yet cleaner look across search, product and checkout pages. Most importantly, however, is the tease of eBay’s new Pinterest-like feed, which hopes to merge discovery and search together, a la the well-known masonry layout. […]

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Pinterest updates Android app

Pinterest updates Android app to show bigger images, repins. Pinterest on Friday published to Google Play an update to its Android app that makes tall images bigger and shows where pins have been repinned. The software update also makes it easier for users to pin from external websites and includes an unspecified number of fixes based on […]

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Pinterest users still seeing hacked accounts spilling spam onto Facebook, Twitter

Last month, Pinterest users started to complain on Facebook and Twitter about their accounts getting hacked and pushing spam onto the social networks. The company never got back to The Next Web when we requested for comment on the situation. A quick check this month shows that the problem continues with more users reporting their accounts have been […]

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