Pinterest is an enigmatic little service that caters to hobbyists and enthusiasts of all sizes, shapes, and breeds, and it’s addicting. Like, really addicting. Go to the "everything" page for five seconds and you'll get lost in there looking at disney and baked treats for five minutes. But don’t be deceived, Pinterest is for more than cupcake-baking soccer moms and dewy-eyed brides-to-be. The car and tech enthusiast boards on Pinterest will blow your mind, too.
Due to its popularity with users for connecting them through hobbies and other activities that are geared towards disposable income, Pinterest has been embraced by many a business. And not only for its social qualities, but for its economic qualities. Pinterest can act as a storefront, allowing users to buy directly in the site, but more importantly, Pinterest excels like few others at driving purchases on external sites. Maybe it seeing their products among all these other wonderful ideas and crafts, maybe it’s just the ease through which you can assemble pins together for things like gift baskets and wedding decorations and then easily purchase them in one fell swoop.
The Pinterest app brings your pinning and sharing with you everywhere, allowing you to help organize a party or trip on the go, or throw together a smashing trip through downtown following the shops and sights your friends have pinned for you. Pinterest is also rocking Android Wear support to help you decide if you want to indulge a nearby pin without digging your phone out on a busy street.
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