Pinterest Launches New Mobile Website For Its Growing Base Of Mobile Users

pinterest-mobile-apps-featured Today, Pinterest announced it was releasing a newly redesigned mobile site. According to the announcement, the new site now offers, "A cleaner design and the same features (like more useful pins and related pins)," users would have on the web or within Pinterest's mobile app. While Pinterest's blog post claimed the mobile redesign is the result of the site continuing to grow internationally, TechCrunch reports the primary driver of the redesign is Pinterest's influx of mobile traffic, claiming 75 percent of all daily Pinterest traffic comes from, "native mobile applications." From Tec [...]

Pinterest App Gets New Mention, Notification & Search Features

Pinterest Pinterest is upping its mobile game by adding more mention, notification and search features to its iOS and Android apps. Now including the "@" sign before a name makes it possible for Pinterest users to mention friends within the app. The new notification feature alerts users via the app when they have been mentioned or if a comment has been made on one of their pins. Push notifications also have been added, letting users know they received a comment or have been mentioned without opening the app. Because the nature of Pinterest includes finding content from across the Web, the Pint [...]

Survey: 71% Of Hashtag Users Are Using Hashtags From Their Mobile Device

blue-hashtag-200px According to a recent mobile hashtag survey by RadiumOne, 58 percent of respondents said they use hashtags on a regular basis, and 70 percent of the hashtag users are doing so from their mobile device. RadiumOne's survey evaluated how consumers perceive, value, and use hashtags. Of the 494 survey respondents, 71 percent were female and 44 percent, middle-aged. (RadiumOne noted that while social media use is most predominant with 18 to 24-year olds, comScore credits middle-aged women as the group most responsible for growth in social media site usage.) Another key insight from RadiumO [...]

Pinterest (Finally) Gets Serious About Mobile With New iOS, Android Apps

pinterest-mobile-apps-featured Pinterest has become one of social media's big boys over the past year with its surge in traffic (and the attendant growing pains) and big funding rounds, but it hasn't had a mobile experience to complement or even aid in that growth. It does now. During its first summer party last night in San Francisco, Pinterest announced an upgrade to its iOS app and also its first Android-specific app. The apps are available in Apple's App Store and in Google Play, or you can use the handy links that Pinterest is providing on its website. Kindle Fire owners will be able to get Pinterest from the [...]

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