Pinterest is a social photo sharing website where users organize and share their image collections they find on the web via virtual pinboard. Content is organized in “boards” which serve as Categories. Each content is called a “Pin.” People can like your pins or they can repin it on their boards. They can also share it in Twitter or Facebook. Pinterest’s mission is to “connect everyone in the world through the ‘things’ they find interesting.
1.Go to http://www.pinterest.com torequest for an invite or ask a friend who isalready on Pinterest to send you an invite.
2. You may also log in using yourFacebook or Twitter Account.
3. Decide on what topics or categories tofollow on Pinterest.
4.Create your First PinboardsPinboards are categories which are arranged like folders. Pinterestwill suggest initial pinboards but you can always add/edit/deletethese later.
5. Bookmark your “Pin It” ButtonThe “Pin It” button allows you to Pin pictures from anywhere in theweb to your Pinterest Account. You must follow the instructions thatwill be displayed to bookmark your “Pin It” button.
You can pin in two ways :getting images from the Pinterest websitegetting images from anywhere in the web.
How to “Pin” Image from the PinterestWebsite 1. Using Search Button
How to “Pin” Image from the PinterestWebsiteUsing Categories:
When you click on an image you like, itbrings the photo up in a larger size.
Follow – if you want to follow the images posted by the owner of the imageTweet – post it on your Twitter accountLike - just like how it works in FacebookEmbed – Embed the image on your own websiteEmail – send the image via emailReport Pin – report due to violation
Repin - you want to get the image and place iton your folders. This will allow you to choosethe Pinboards where you will place your imageand write a description for the image. ThenClick “Pin It” .
How to “Pin” Image from anywhere in theWeb1. Click on the image you want to “Pin.” Then click the“Pin It” button on your bookmark.
The image will appear like this afterclicking the “Pin It” button on yourBookmark toolbar
Just click the “Pin it” to Pin the image.This will allow you to choose thePinboards where you will place yourimage and write a description for theimage.Then Click “Pin It” .Click “Cancel” to cancel the “Pinning.”