Hillary Clinton joins Pinterest because she’s just like you, America



Hillary Clinton is bringing you more mason jars, dessert porn and a brighter future for America.

The former secretary of state and current 2016 presidential candidate has expanded her social media presence to include several Pinterest boards that any avid Pinners will want to follow immediately. Not only for board-worthy updates from the Clinton camp, but also, you know, recipes for baked goods.

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At the time of writing, Hillary had just more than 1,500 followers on her seven boards, which are named as such: Read more…

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Pinterest Has Started Rolling Out Buyable Pins On The iPhone And iPad

blog-buyit-hero_5 pinterest buyable pins Pinterest is starting to roll out a buy button on its pins today in the iPhone and iPad apps, the company said. Buyable Pins let some retailers who are partners with Pinterest and retailers using Shopify and Demandware. The company unveiled Buyable Pins earlier this month, and said at the time that they would be rolling out later in June. The tool lets retailers add a buy button to pins that… Read More

Design expert Tyler Wisler joins Mashable on Pinterest to inspire you to upgrade your home



Even the smallest homes can be charming with the right interior design.

“Great design is what you make of it; what makes you happy,” says designer and TV personality Tyler Wisler.

This week, Wisler is joining Mashable on Pinterest as our guest Pinterest influencer, sharing his favorite interior designs. Wisler, whose work has been showcased on HGTV’s Design Star and NBC’s George To The Rescue frequently mixes classic and contemporary influences to create fun, modern and unique homes.

Be sure to follow our “There’s No Place Like Home” board to find inspiration for your next home redesign. Read more…

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7 fun and functional crafts that are too easy to be this cute



You don’t have to be an experienced crafter to excel at DIY.

“Build up your confidence to tackle larger projects by starting with something small that can be completed in a few steps, like a bracelet or painting succulent pot,” says all-star maker Jenni Radosevich from I Spy DIY.

Throughout the week, Radosevich partnered with Mashable to share her favorite projects. Functional with a playful twist, these projects are perfect for any DIY beginner.

Check out more crafts on Mashable‘s DIY Inspiration board:
Follow Mashable’s board DIY Inspiration on Pinterest. Read more…

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Pinterest Hires Former Facebooker Scott Goodson As Head Of Core Experience

pinterest scott goodson Former Facebook and Apple engineer Scott Goodson is joining Pinterest to run the company’s mobile platform and web teams, focusing on improving the app’s performance across various devices. Read More

Pinterest is adding verified accounts and a way to narrow your search



Searching on Pinterest is about to get another boost

The social network is rolling out tweaks to its platform across all devices starting Tuesday to help users find exactly what they’re looking for, and to do so much faster.

The improvements are small, but they add up to significant changes in how to browse the platform. Pinterest is not only used for projects like remodeling a home or planning a wedding, but also for shopping, making it a huge opportunity for ecommerce sites. So the company is verifying high-profile pinners Read more…

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Pinterest Releases A Small Update To Streamline Its Search Experience

New search pinterest typeahead Pinterest is releasing a small update to its search engine that’s designed to make the process a little simpler for its users. These updates are small, but even these little refinements bring Pinterest closer and closer to being a more powerful search engine that can be highly competitive and differentiated from other forms of search on the Internet. Guided Search, which launched in… Read More

‘I Spy DIY’ joins Mashable on Pinterest to bring you all the crafts you need



Get your paint brushes, washi tape and glitter ready — it’s DIY time!

This week, DIY all-star Jenni Radosevich from I Spy DIY joins Mashable on Pinterest as our guest Pinterest influencer and DIY guru.

“After moving to New York and working at a fashion magazine, I became obsessed with everything that walked down the runway,” says Radosevich. “I realized that I could make some of those items for a fraction of the price and add my own spin to them.”

But for Radosevich, DIY isn’t just a way to save a few bucks — it’s also a passion and a career. In addition to hosting I Spy DIY, Radosevich teaches classes to up-and-coming DIYers and even authored a book I Spy DIY Style: Find Fashion You Love and Do It Yourself. Read more…

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Pinterest gives you more gender options now



Pinterest on Friday announced expanded gender options that allow users to enter their preferred gender

Desktop and mobile users will now find in their Account Settings a third option in the Gender section: a custom field that lets them enter a preferred gender they most comfortably identity with — even emoji, if that’s the case

“Pinterest is all about helping people discover and save creative ideas, and everyone — lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, ally, straight — is included in that mission,” wrote Tilde Pier, who identified as a Pinterest “software engiqueer.” Read more…

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13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

weekly roundup USE This week, we wrote about the new announcements made at Google I/O, power moves Instagram is making to give more from its service to advertisers, and what you’ll need to know about Windows 10. These were our best stories from this week (5/29-6/4). Read More