Only 40 percent of Pinterest employees are women, even though the majority of the company’s users are female, according to a report released by Pinterest Thursday. Pinterest’s ratio appears better than other tech companies that have released similar reports — only about 30 percent of employees at Facebook, Google and Twitter are female. But considering Pinterest’s users… Read More
Silicon Valley’s most promising tech companies are proving what everyone already suspected — that tech has a diversity problem
Pinterest is the latest tech company to unveil its employee demographics, which look similar to other companies in the area: mostly white, mostly male.
Pinterest reports that 92% of its workforce is either white or Asian, a ratio similar to other social companies like Twitter (88%) and Google (91%)
Perhaps more indicative of Silicon Valley’s diversity problem: 79% of Pinterest tech jobs, and 81% of its leadership positions are filled by men Read more…
Calling all couples: The Internet is your new best friend when it comes to foreplay
From secret Pinterest boards to sexy subreddits, there are plenty of sites that can dole out useful relationship tips. If you’re uncomfortable talking about foreplay, these sites will help break the ice
Here are six ways to use the Internet for all your NSFW needs
See also: 9 Apps to Keep Couples Hot
1. Share a secret Pinterest board.
Sure, when most couples think “Pinterest,” flowery dream weddings and proposals come to mind. But there are additional ways to use the visual social network. Read more…
Pinterest is building out its discovery tools once again.
The San Francisco-based virtual scrapbooking site announced on Thursday that you can now follow specific interests in addition to following other users.
Pinterest already offered a categories tabs where users could search for pins by more general groupings, but now, those categories include more specific interests that users can subscribe to. For example, you can follow interests like hiking, camping or running under the broader “outdoors” category. Following an interest means those pins will now appear in your feed, saving you the hassle of searching for them. Read more…
Pinterest, the image-based social network now riding on a $5 billion valuation and 60 million monthly active users (per comScore), has been making a lot of moves to improve how people discover and navigate content on its own site. Today it unveiled an updated, animated Follow pin that it hopes will be used to snag more users when they are somewhere else on the net. Read More
As kids we tore breathtaking photos from travel magazines and glued them into scrapbooks or threw them on our walls. Today we share those photos on Pinterest, no glue sticks required. Though the medium has changed, the sentiment is the same— we’ve got serious wanderlust.
See which destinations broke the top 30 based on more than 750 million place pins
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Pinterest, it’s time to fess up. You’ve been leading us on for far too long.
We love browsing pin boards for life hacks, DIY crafts and recipes. But there’s nothing more disappointing than trying out a project, only to fail miserably.
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It’s not always the pinner’s fault. Even when you follow directions to a T, you can still fall victim to Pinterest’s beautifully curated deception.
It’s time to debunk some of these too-good-to-be-true hacks and stop gobbling them up like so much double fudge mug cake. Put down your mason jars, pinners, and start thinking before your pin. Read more…
This ain’t your momma’s pinboard.
Pinterest may seem like a social network dominated by crafty women and mommy bloggers, but in truth, the website has a thriving community of men who’ve curated boards dedicated to everything from fine wines to children’s art projects
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To gain a bit of insight into what dad really wants for Father’s Day, Mashable asked Pinterest to share what’s important to some of the site’s most active dads
Yep, Pinterest is becoming a search engine. Following this week’s news regarding the arrival of a feature called “Guided Search” on the web, Pinterest today says it’s now rolling out smarter “Place Search,” too. The changes being introduced will make it easier to map a Pin to a Place Board in just a few clicks on both iOS and web. This is really about making… Read More
Pinterest has finally launched a Windows Phone app. But like many Windows Phone apps, there’s a catch: It’s only a beta version
This means that while Windows Phone pinners get all the basics of Pinterest, the app is not nearly as full-featured as its iOS and Android counterparts.
At this point, the app basically provides an easy shortcut to the mobile-web version of Pinterest, with a few native features thrown in, a Pinterest spokesperson told Mashable
So while users can follow friends, pin new posts and take advantage of most Pinterest.com features, they won’t have many of the tools that the iOS and Android apps include, such as a notifications menu and guided search, which rolled out to Pinterest’s web users on Wednesday. Read more…