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Interest in iOS 14 Home Screen Ideas Helps Pinterest Break Daily Download Record

Wednesday September 23, 2020 4:37 am PDT by
Apple's introduction of widgets on the Home Screen in iOS 14 has driven a surge in interest among users looking to customize their iPhone, and that has reportedly had a knock-on effect for Pinterest, whose iOS app has seen record downloads as users flock to its content seeking design inspiration. As reported by TechCrunch, App Store intelligence firm Apptopia was first to note the impact of ...
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Pinterest Gains Collaborative 'Activity Feed' Tool to Make Event Planning Easier

Wednesday July 11, 2018 8:10 am PDT by
Pinterest today announced the launch of a new social collaboration tool, called the "activity feed" for group boards. This section of the app will let members weigh in with a quick like or comment, @ mention another user, or start a new thread, and includes updates when members add new pins, create new sections, new members join, someone likes or comments, and more. The app had comment...

Pinterest Launches 'Lens' Visual Discovery Tool That Recognizes Real-World Objects

Wednesday February 8, 2017 9:07 am PST by
Pinterest today announced the launch of a new "Lens" visual search tool, which allows users to take a picture of a real-world object and find related products and images on the Pinterest website. With Lens, for example, pointing the camera at an item of clothing, a piece of furniture, or a food product will cause the app to search for similar items in the Pinterest database. Just point Lens ...

Read-it-Later App 'Instapaper' Makes Premium Features Free for All Users

Wednesday November 2, 2016 2:49 am PDT by
The premium version of popular app Instapaper, designed to allow users to save notable news articles to read at a later time, has officially become free to all users. The company behind the app has emailed all account holders to tell them that, as of today, it is opening up Instapaper Premium features to all users, free of charge. Users of Instapaper now get access to full-text search for...

Pinterest Acquires Read-It-Later App Instapaper

Tuesday August 23, 2016 11:11 am PDT by
Popular app Instapaper, designed to allow users to save notable news articles to read at a later time, has been acquired by Pinterest. Created by Marco Arment in 2008, Instapaper was one of the first apps that implemented read-it-later functionality, and it was certainly one of the most widely used and well-known apps in the genre. Instapaper, available on iOS, Android, Kindle, and the web,...
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New 'App Pins' Allow Users to Install iOS Apps Right From Pinterest's App

Wednesday February 11, 2015 8:58 pm PST by
Pinterest today announced a new partnership with Apple to launch "App Pins" that will allow users to install iOS apps on their devices without ever needing to leave the Pinterest app. Let’s say you’re Pinning workout inspiration to your Marathon Training board. If you see a fitness app that helps you reach your goals, you can download it right from Pinterest. When you come across an app ...