Pinterest grew by 4,377% from March 2011 through March 2012. The social networks growth is largely credited with its ability to engage users in a simple but effective way. The site has become so popular that the average user now spends 98 minutes per month simply browsing through Pinterest boards.
With engagement increasing and users discovering new recipes, tech tips and other information the teams at†WorldWideLearn†and†Quinstreet†have built a case study around how a virtual pinboard works for showcasing a studentís work to creating a sense of community through pictures.
The study includes information obtained from top-tier Universities who have used the social sharing platform to engage with students.† read more
Pinterest is still in closed beta but that hasn’t stopped the relatively new social network from racking up 4 million unique visitors a day with 2.3 billion pageviews.
In celebration of the new social network darlings achioevements the team at¬†Tamba¬†has created an infographic that highlights the increased amount of interested in the Pinterest system.
Launched 25 short months ago Pinterest has grown to include full-on Twitter and Facebook integration while providing 250,000 iPhone users with the Pinterest app for mobile browsing. The team at Pinterest has also managed to add a dedicated following to its system where users spend an average of 14.2 minutes browsing the visually stunning social link sharing network.
Throw in more referrals than the more popular Twitter and Facebook¬†social network¬†systems and its easy to see why this network has become a “business darling” in recent months.
Here’s the “Interest in Pinterest” infographic: read more
Pinterest is still operating as a “private beta” social media network but that hasn’t stopped it from becoming the 16th most popular website in the United States. In fact half of all Pinterest traffic currently comes from US visitors.
While the site definitely gained its momentum in the United States the infographic shown below by Color Jam¬†demonstrates how far the company has come in a relatively short period of time.
Pinterest now includes more than 12 million actives users and receives 16.23 million unique visitors in February, 2012.
As you’ll notice on the Infographic map each country shows three numbers, correlating to the popularity of Pinterest versus other social networks in each country. For each percentage we are given the average number of users and pae views each country offers to Pinterest on a daily basis. ¬† read more