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Pinterest Introduces iOS 14 Homescreen Widget for Daily Inspiration

Pinterest has today announced the launch of an iOS 14 widget for daily inspiration, which allows Pinners to feature a board of their own or one they follow on their Homescreen. The image on the widget will change on an hourly or daily basis, depending on the Pinner’s preferences. The widget comes at a time when iOS...

Pinterest’s New Coronoavirus-Focused ‘Today’ Tab Launches in Canada

Pinterest recently announced a limited launch of its new ‘Today’ tab offering daily inspiration with a special focus on the COVID-19 pandemic and now, the company has revealed that the feature will be rolled out over the next few days to 13 new countries, including Canada.  According to Pinterest, the Today Tab has been introduced with "expert...

Pinterest Debuts Trading on New York Stock Exchange at $23.75

Pinterest today began its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange debuting at $23.75 per share. Trading under the ticker “PINS”, the company was trading up 25% from its IPO price, according to CNBC News. Initially valued at $19 per share, the bump pushed Pinterest’s market cap above $12 billion, compared to...

Pinterest Set to Open First Canadian Office in Toronto

At the beginning of October, Pinterest will open its first Canadian office in Toronto. The company is opening the office in efforts to expand its presence outside of the United States. Pinterest, which is currently based in San Francisco, runs an online social media platform for sharing photos on a digital board. The company said...

Pinterest Acquires the Team Behind Instapaper

Pinterest has today announced that is acquiring the team behind Instapaper, nearly three years after its acquisition by Betaworks. Both Pinterest and Instapaper will continue to operate as separate apps, with the team now also working on improving the core Pinterest experience as it continues to update Instapaper (via TechCrunch).  "Today, we’re excited to announce that Instapaper...

Fleksy Keyboard Acquired by Pinterest

Do you use the third party keyboard Fleksy? The company has just announced they have been acquired by Pinterest, on its four year anniversary of being in the App Store: Today we’re announcing some big news at Fleksy. Our team is joining Pinterest!  As some of you may know, it’s a bit of nostalgic timing...

Pinterest Launches Cool New ‘Visual Search’ Tool

Pinterest has today announced a cool new feature, that lets you find all those things on Pinterest you don't have the words to describe. Using the visual search option, simply select the part of the Pin you’re interested in and you’ll be shown Pins visually similar to that object. You can also filter your visual search...