So, yesterday, I published a blog post on sending pins as a messaging tactic because it seemed an under-utilized feature. Hours later, Pinterest released Pinterest Messaging, and the whole (Pinterest-obsessed) world was abuzz. Check out the video to see what it’s about:
Basically, now you can send a pin and start a conversation! Previously, you could send a message with a pin, but it just went to the recipient’s email, and there was really no way for them to respond. I know I missed pins, and the reason I know I missed them is that when I updated my Pinterest app for iPad, there was one waiting for me from four days ago!
Not only could I see it, I could (and did) send a reply. Awesome!
When you update your smartphone or tablet app, or log out and back in on desktop, you’ll see it – it’s a new option alongside notifications. Something else I love is that when you have an active conversation on …