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Pinterest Integrates Travel Place Pins Into Its iOS App

Excerpt from TechCrunch

Feb 15, 2014 8:00 am

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The social sharing app takes one step closer to becoming a more essential step in the travel inspiration process.

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Pinterest isn’t just for elaborate napkin crafts for your book club soiree, or for bragging about inhuman feats of supernatural cupcakery; it also makes a pretty stellar travelogue.

A new update for Pinterest for iPad adds Place Pins to the tablet title, as well as animated GIF support for both iOS applications and the Android app.

Places originally launched in November on Pinterest on the web, and account for over 1.5 million pins per day (there are around 5 million total article pins per day according to stats from December). To date, over 750 million Place Pins have been shared by Pinterest’s network of users, and there are 2 million unique place boards in total on the network.

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