Michael Lopp And The Future Of Engineering At Pinterest

michael lopp pinterest Michael Lopp’s job at Pinterest is to basically make sure he doesn’t have anything to do all day. As head of the company’s engineering efforts, Lopp, a compulsive counter who has been at Pinterest for a year and 30 days, has to ensure like the rest of the leadership that all of the teams building Pinterest are meshing and that he can effectively delegate certain tasks. Read More

It’s Time For “The Visual Internet”

shutterstock_112362494 One of the amazing accomplishments of the smartphone is how it’s inspired us to take photos and share them — tons of them, with everyone. It’s estimated we have already taken more than a trillion photos in 2015. That would be more snapshots than have been taken in all of photographic history till now. We should be proud. But it isn’t enough to take a photo. We need to… Read More

8 luxurious rooms that prove there’s truly no place like home



Aaahhh! The great indoors!

With summer upon us, many people are planning vacation getaways. But with the right design, you can transform your home into the ultimate, luxury relaxation spot.

To help with home inspiration, designer Tyler Wisler recently brought his expertise to Mashable on Pinterest by sharing some of his favorite interiors

Featuring modern designs with playful twists, these luxurious rooms prove that there’s truly no place like home.

Be sure to check out more incredible interior designs on our “There’s No Place Like Home” board.
Follow Mashable’s board There’s No Place Like Home on Pinterest.
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Polyvore and IFTTT are first to use Pinterest Developers Platform



Pinterest announced in May that it would let third-party developers tap into its data to create new apps and integrations. Now two months later, we finally know who the first two developers are: Internet-automation site IFTTT and fashion-discovery site Polyvore.

Think of IFTTT — short for “If This Then That” — as a simple way to create notifications and triggers that optimize our everyday activities. The service is available on web, and enables a slew of different scenarios, called “recipes,” like getting texts when the shipping status of your Amazon service changes or back up paintings of Kim Kardashian to your SkyDrive. (Yep, seriously.) Read more…

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Pinterest Rolls Out Its First Development Platform Integrations

pinterest-male-app Pinterest’s first partners for its developer platform, which began opening up in May this year, are starting to roll out — with Polyvore and If This Then That (IFTTT) being among the first. Pinterest plans to slowly open up its developer platform, requiring developers for the time being to sign up for access and then adding the partners they want to work with to what is essentially… Read More

12 modern kitchen designs that’ll ignite your love of cooking



Your kitchen is a lot more than just the place where you cook.

“The kitchen is the heart of the home,” advises interior designer Tyler Wisler. “Make it into something you love, and forget trends.”

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 and unique homes.

Last week, Wisler brought his expertise to Mashable on Pinterest, sharing his favorite interior designs, which included many, many beautiful, modern kitchens.

From gold and shiny to sleek and minimalist, these designs are the perfect source of inspiration for your next kitchen upgrade. Read more…

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Pinterest’s Buyable Pins only let you buy one item at a time



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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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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