Just when it seemed that the social media landscape was solidifying around Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, Pinterest burst onto the scene. As of February, Pinterest became the No. 3 social network by web traffic behind Facebook and Twitter, according to Experian Hitwise data.
That growth has not only led to brands launching Pinterest pages, but to marketers promoting those pages in their email campaigns.
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Unlike social platforms that rely on a limited number of characters to increase brand awareness and product availability, Pinterest focuses on alluring graphics rather than explanations through words. Pinterest and its manly counterpart Gentlemint encourage their growing number of members to collect photos and links to products in order to transform boards into a virtual shopping catalog of the best and most popular products on the web.
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