You can finally make purchases directly on Pinterest, but going on a crazy shopping spree will be tougher than you think
The social network on Tuesday began rolling out Buyable Pins, essentially items for sale, to iOS users nearly one month after the feature was announced at a company event.
Buyable Pins will be easy to pick out in your feeds and searches. Each pinned item eligible for purchase now sports a blue price tag
Tapping on an item brings you to another screen with more information about it, including a “Buy It” button alongside the “Pin It” button. Picking “Buy It” brings you to an order screen inside the app where users can pay via credit card or Apple Pay. Previously, if users wanted to buy something they liked on Pinterest, they clicked on a link that shuttled them outside the social network to a retailer’s web site Read more…
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