Why did Pinterest suddenly become the "hot new thing"?
RomanZ 2 years ago
I certainly don't consider myself a neo-luddite. After all, I have Facebook, Twitter and Google+ presences, and have for quite a long time (except for Google+). Suddenly, I'm seeing articles about Pinterest, along with claims that it is the fastest growing Web destination in history. What the heck am I missing about it that is pushing all this publicity? I just looked at pinterest, and basically I saw thumbnail pics of kittens, puppies, flowers and food with people posting comments like cute, awwww, lovely and yum. What am I missing? Isn't this somewhat like Flickr, but less focused on a specific topic? I don't really see a use for businesses like there is in the aforementioned Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc. What am I missing here?
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