Photo sharing website Pinterest sees dramatic drop in number of users

   Apr 22, 4:15 pm

London, Apr 22 (ANI): A vision board-styled social photo sharing website Pinterest that gained huge popularity in January and February, is now unexpectedly losing users this month, according to a report.

Data collected by the Business Insider showed that the majority of Pinterest users sign up through Facebook have significantly dropped in the past few months.

Monthly active users are down from 11.15 million on April 1 to 8.3 million today, The Daily Mail reports.

The site works as a 'timeline app' within Facebook, allowing Facebook users to use one log-in across both and share 'pins', Pinterest 's term for posts via a Facebook page.

AppData, which monitors how often users of third-party apps and other web sites interact with Facebook, revealed the site's decline.

With endorsements from US President Barack Obama and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerburg the picture-sharing program that allows users to essentially create 'vision boards' of their favorite things, was dubbed as the social media craze of 2012.

It is, however, speculated that the people who signed up to the site simply to try out the latest fad have now decided that it is not for them. (ANI)

New technology can improve robot's ability to navigate household objects Sep 23, 6:09 pm
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new search algorithm that would improve robot's ability to navigate and find tagged household objects.
Full Story
Apple sold record 10 million iPhones in opening weekend Sep 23, 2:03 pm
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): Apple's latest additions to the iPhone family, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus made a record sale of more than 10 million in just three days since the launch.
Full Story
Google celebrates `first day of autumn 2014` with incredible doodle Sep 23, 11:57 am
London, Sep 23 (ANI): Google celebrates "autumn equinox," first day of autumn 2014, with its incredible animated doodle on the home page.
Full Story
iPhone 6 Plus shipment to be delayed by several weeks Sep 22, 7:06 pm
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): People who failed to pre-order the iPhone 6 Plus will now have to wait for several weeks to two months to get their hands on the Apple's big screen smartphone.
Full Story
Comments

LATEST STORIES
TOP VIDEO STORIES
PHOTO GALLERY