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Get it while it's cheap: Pinboard's revenue model

Bookmark site Pinboard charges new users more than early ones. Here's why.

By August 14, 2009


Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 finally gets a Pinterest app

While still labeled "BETA," the virtual pinboard app has the same grid layout and many similar features to the iOS and Android apps.

By June 12, 2014


Pinterest addresses copyright issues with opt-out option

The virtual pinboard site creates code that lets any Web site opt-out of being "pinned."

By February 20, 2012


Pinterest buttons pop up on Amazon, eBay

As the pinboard site continues to draw in more users, buttons that let you pin your favorite content are now appearing on more Web sites.

By April 11, 2012


Pinterest hires ex-Google legal eagle, report says

Business Insider reports that Pinterest has hired Michael Yang, who, BI says, just left his gig as deputy general counsel at Google. As legal head, Yang will presumably watch the pinboard site's back on copyright.

By June 9, 2012


Open Graph boosts traffic to Facebook Timeline apps

Virtual pinboard Pinterest, for example, has seen its daily user base grow by more than 60 percent since integrating Open Graph less than a month ago.

By February 15, 2012


Pinterest making money by adding tracking code to certain user pins

The new online pinboard is apparently making money by adding tracking code to certain user-submitted pins and getting a cut when someone buys something though the pin. Should this be disclosed?

By February 8, 2012


​Great people make great sites

Some of the most innovative sites are the result of a single person with a good idea and the drive to see it through (plus a little help from their friends).

By May 30, 2014


Pinterest starts displaying ads from Gap, Target, Kraft, and more

The social network for scrapbookers pops “promoted pins,” aka paid advertising, into users' search results and category feeds.

By May 12, 2014


Pinterest lands $5B valuation with $200M in new financing

New funds come eight months after the 4-year-old social-sharing startup closed a $225 million round.

By May 15, 2014