Pinterest's Place Pins

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Pinterest has recently introduced the new “place pins” to aid the users in organizing their travel. It is a feature that makes you find all you want to hear about your travel plans or even a simple night out very easily.

Place Pins were designed keeping in mind the need to travel, but it will as well assist you to find out all you want to know about any place you want to visit. It is a stunning combination of the imagery of a travel magazine with the utility of a map online, and you can share it very easily with all your friends.

Basically, ‘Place Pins’ is a feature where content can be saved to a location and then placed out on a map. Place Pins also contain further details like the phone numbers and addresses of place on the Pin so that the user  can easily pull up useful information on a trip or while on a night out or even on an unplanned weekend outing. This feature will additionally benefit businesses that are attached to food and travel industry for example, it can help people find and discover exclusive things to do in the area they are visiting.

Pinterest’s Chief Executive, Ben Silbermann, said in the event of its launch on 20th November, “This feature is part of Pinterest’s philosophy of getting people to explore the world and do things you love.”

Creating board of pins

Creating a board with Place Pins is easy. All you need to do is to select ‘Add a map’ when you create a new board or Edit an existing board’s setting to Add a map. After that, you can map all of your new and existing Pins on the board.

Place a Pin

One can access this feature from anywhere, be it web or your Android device or iPhone. This means that you can easily find new places when you are on the go and carry your place based boards wherever you want!

By G+ Author: Erin Washington.

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