Pinterest facts for kids
|Type of site||Social networking service|
|Registration||Required for full functionality|
|Available language(s)||English, Portuguese (European/Brazilian), Spanish (Spain)|
|Created by||Paul Sciarra, Evan Sharp, and Ben Silbermann|
|Alexa rank||35 (February 2013[update])|
Pinterest is an internet photo sharing and publishing service that allows users to "Pin" pictures they like and upload their own recommendations to their "pinboards". Users can visit other pinboards, 're-pin' images to their own pinboards, or 'like' photos. The site was created by Ben Silbermann, Paul Sciarra, and Evan Sharp. The site is managed by Cold Brew Labs and funded by a small group of entrepreneurs and inventors. Pinterest has a large female userbase. Pinterest has many different categories, it can range from fashion, recipes, home improvement to quotes, health, and beauty.
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Founder Ben Silbermann (left) at the South by Southwest Interactive conference in March 2012
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