What to know about Pinterest’s recent changes

Pinterest recently updated its layout, terms of service, and acceptable use and privacy policies. Here’s how the changes affect you.

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In a recent video from NBC Nightly News, Pinterest founder Ben Silbermann said his childhood bug collection was part of the story that transformed his passion for nature and science into the third most popular site on the Web.

Silbermann developed Pinterest as a place for individuals to digitally share their stories, interests and passions, and connect online inspiration with offline action.

Pinterest is grounded in the simplicity of collecting, sharing and discovering images of inspiration and passion. Yet I find the beauty/addiction of Pinterest to be the stories between every pin. What we like, love, live and dream are the foundation of every story.

Here’s a look into the revised terms of service, updated Pinterest layout and what they mean for your brand.

New layout

One of the most noticeable changes to Pinterest is the new layout of personal profiles. Personal account information is now at the top of the page, and users have the option to add a personal description, which is similar to a Twitter bio.

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