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About Pinterest

Pinterest (NYSE: PINS) delivers an image-sharing and social media platform. It allows users to discover and save creative ideas for cooking, travel, home improvement, and more. The company was formerly known as Cold Brew Labs. It was founded in 2010 and is based in San Francisco, California.

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651 Brannan Street

San Francisco, California, 94107,

United States


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Pinterest Patents

Pinterest has filed 113 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Diagrams
  • Social networking services
  • Machine learning
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Hypertext, Internet terminology, Content management systems, Natural language processing, Search engine optimization


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Hypertext, Internet terminology, Content management systems, Natural language processing, Search engine optimization



Latest Pinterest News

Pinterest Reports Positivity As Key Driver In Consumer Action

Jun 3, 2023

New research from social platform Pinterest and tech company MorningConsult shows that positivity is a key driver for consumer action. Creating more positive environments in brand messaging, the study shows, leads to new opportunities for marketing and promotionefforts. “The research shows that positive environments drive impact for brands at every stage of the purchase funnel,” says Pinterest. According to results from the December2022 survey, six in ten American adults agreed that they were more likely to remember brands they encountered online (56%), feel positive about brands they encountered online (59%), trust brands theysaw in a positive space (56%) and ultimately make a purchase from a brand (54%) when they found themselves in a positive online environment. By claiming that two out of three of its usersreported feeling “positive” after interacting with its platform, Pinterest is likely attempting to set itself apart from other major social platforms that have been marred bydisinformation, hate-speech and over-politicization. advertisement advertisement As Twitter continues to place content-moderation responsibilities in the hands of its users while encouraging“free speech” from white nationalists and far-right extremists, Pinterest calls itself “an oasis” and says that just ten minutes a day on its app can buffer against burnout,stress and social disconnection among younger users, according to research done in partnership with UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center. “Consciously creating a positive onlineenvironment benefits Pinners, creators, brands and advertisers alike,” the image-sharing platform wrote, adding that two thirds of US adults believe brands are responsible for advertising inpositive spaces and should be held accountable for where they advertise.

Pinterest Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Pinterest founded?

    Pinterest was founded in 2010.

  • Where is Pinterest's headquarters?

    Pinterest's headquarters is located at 651 Brannan Street, San Francisco.

  • What is Pinterest's latest funding round?

    Pinterest's latest funding round is PIPE.

  • How much did Pinterest raise?

    Pinterest raised a total of $1.466B.

  • Who are the investors of Pinterest?

    Investors of Pinterest include Elliott Management, G Squared, Sharespost, Fidelity Investments, Sinai Ventures and 30 more.

  • Who are Pinterest's competitors?

    Competitors of Pinterest include Twitter, Kive, nate, Wish, Tumblr and 15 more.

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