Pinterest Vaults into Third Place for Social Networks, Ahead of LinkedIn and Google+
Pinterest has become the third most popular social network in the United States, behind only Facebook and Twitter, a marketing-research report has found. An Experian Marketing Services report found marked increases in visitors to Pinterest's website, including a 50 percent gain from January to February that made it more popular than LinkedIn or Google+.
The Palo Alto company has found an ever growing audience for its digital bulletin boards, which allow users to collect and share digital images and link them to websites. Since co-founder and CEO Ben Silbermann launched the social network in January 2010, it has become extremely popular, especially with hobbyists.