Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding proper pinning etiquette, part of Learning Pinterest.
Up until now you've heard me refer to pinning etiquette and being respectful and giving …attribution to the things that you pin on Pinterest. …This is something that has come under fire recently because Pinterest hasn't done a whole …lot to alleviate the pain that is being caused by this. …Basically what's happening is, when people are pinning things they are not getting proper …attribution to the people who actually created the item that they're pinning. So they might …find a cool piece of art or a photograph or something, and they're just posting it to Pinterest …saying "oh, this is neat," "oh, this is cool" and they are not actually saying "this was taken …by so-and-so," or "I found this here and this is who created it." …And so Pinterest has had to respond to this by coming up with a pin etiquette page on …their site. And so I am not going to bore you by reading all of this, but the main thing …that I want to focus on is point number three on this list, where it says Credit Your Sources, …
- Setting up a new account
- Finding friends
- Understanding boards and pins
- Following other users
- Creating and editing boards
- Rearranging and deleting boards
- Following proper pinning etiquette
- Aggregating inspiration or ideas
- Browsing and purchasing gifts
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 3/18/2013. What changed?
A: This is a limited update to keep the course current with recent changes to Pinterest. Justin identified four updates, which are covered in Chapter 6, "Using Pinterest on the Go":
1. Secret boards
2. Business account features
3. Minor app changes and refinements
4. Using Pinterest on mobile devices
1. Getting Started
2. Learning the Lingo
3. Working with Boards and Pins
4. Pinboard Showcase
5. Working with Gifts
What are gifts?1m 42s
6. Using Pinterest on the Go
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