Pinterest: It is possible that, unless you have an online business, you still don’t know exactly what Pinterest is, even though you’ve heard of it.
Therefore, if, in addition to knowing what it is, you probably want to know how it works, today I will explain it to you step by step.
What is Pinterest?
Pinterest is one of the largest visual social media networks where you can share images, infographics, videos, and all kinds of content that are predominately visual.
It is an American image sharing social media service designed to enable the saving and discovery of information on the World Wide web using images in form of pinboards.
Pinterest is a free website, but it requires registration to be able to use it. It is currently accessible through a web browser, and apps for Android, iOS, and Windows 10 PCs.
A Brief History of Pinterest
Pinterest is created by Ben Silbermann, Evans Sharp, and Paul Sciarra in December 2009 nd had over 400 million monthly active users as of August 2020. It is based in San Francisco, California, and is operated by Pinterest, Inc.
Type of business: Public
Type of site: Social networking service
Founded: December 2009 (10 years ago)
Headquarters: San Francisco, California, U.S,
Founders: Ben Silbermann, Evan Sharp, and Paul Sciarra
Key people: Ben Silbermann (CEO)and Evan Sharp (chief product officer)
Some Terms in Pinterest
A home feed is where you find pins, brands, and people based on your recent activity. There you can also see pins from the topics, boards, and people you choose to follow.
Pins are bookmarks that people save ideas they love on Pinterest.
Those pins you save, they live on boards. You can name your boards and arrange them on your profile however you want.
In profile, you find all the Pins you save, boards you create, and Pin you try. You can also see who is following you and the people, topics, or boards you follow.
How to Enable Dark Theme
Pinterest has a dark theme on its Android app, the dark theme can be extremely helpful at night to prevent eyestrain. Also, it helps you to save your mobile phone’s battery life. The steps listed below will help you to turn on the dark theme on the Pinterest app for Android.
- Launch the app on your Android device and log in to your account
- Click on your profile picture. This is located at the bottom-right corner of the app
- Click on the setting icon located at the top of your profile
- Select Edit Settings
- Select App Theme
- Click on Dark. By doing this, The interface will turn dark
Note: Using a dark theme can help protect your eyes and it also helps you to save your mobile phone’s battery life.