The Pinterest Revolution

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Pinterest is a common know social network that many people use today. Pinterest is an image based social network site where people may pin or repin and like things that they are interested in. Within the four years that is has existed it has revolutionized many things on the internet and in everyday life. Pinterest has many positives to its existence like modernizing the way to design the web all together. It has shown new and effective ways to design many different social networks. It is definitely paving new paths for social networks. A negative side though is it influence on people. There is a big fitness fad happening on Pinterest and similar social network sites. It sounds like it could be good but there is such thing as too much exercise. Food is one very popular subject on Pinterest. With the popularity it can change the view we have on food and it can raise our expectations. Another theme very big on Pinterest is weddings. There are always future brides planning their big days with Pinterest. Over all it has indeed made the task a bit more bearable for the people involved. Pinterest is indeed an important social network; it has brought amazing changes to network design and also to how we view food, and how people plan for big events such as weddings. Pinterest is one of the up and coming social networks of today. The main networks of today are commonly known as Facebook and Twitter, but Pinterest is coming up right behind them. Pinterest is an online pinboard, a visual take on the social bookmarking site. Unlike other social bookmarking sites, such as Digg and StumbleUpon, content shared on Pinterest is driven entirely by visuals. In fact, you can’t share something on Pinterest unless and image is inv... ... middle of paper ... ...www.christianitytoday.com/women/2011/november/why-women-are-obsessed-with-pinterest.html [Accessed: 8 Jan 2014]. Moon, G. (2014). Why you must join the pinterest social media revolution - todaymade blog. [online] Retrieved from: https://todaymade.com/blog/why-you-must-join-the-pinterest-social-media-revolution/ [Accessed: 8 Jan 2014]. Sniderman, Z. (2014). How pinterest has changed the way we see food. [online] Retrieved from: http://greatist.com/health/pinterest-food-restaurants-dmd [Accessed: 9 Jan 2014]. Tyrrellmarketing.co.uk. (2012). The pros and cons of pinterest | tyrrell marketing consultancy. [online] Retrieved from: http://tyrrellmarketing.co.uk/pros-and-cons-of-pinterest/ [Accessed: 9 Jan 2014]. Simon, P. (2014). The pinterest effect. [online] Retrieved from: http://www.inc.com/phil-simon/how-pinterest-is-affecting-web-design.html [Accessed: 26 Jan 2014].
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