social media Pinterest is a social media tool with pinboard style, which allows its users to create, manage and share photos of events and interests. It has more than 10 million registered users. Pinterest drives traffic, sales and leads and is a great tool of social media.

People use pinboards to share their favorite recipes, plan their wedding, choose a style or decide the design of their homes. Users can browse the pinboards of their friends and re-pin photos of favorite singer, flowers or yoga exercises.

On August 8, Pinterest announced that it drops its invite-only approach and made its registration open. Before users had to get an invitation for registering at Pinterest, while now they don’t have to wait to sign up in this social photo sharing website. Future pinners can either register with their emails or log in with their Facebook or twitter accounts.

Pinterest that is based in California also announced about adding new categories “Quotes”, “Tattoos” and “Weddings” to already existing “Food and Drink”, “Architecture” and “Home Décor”. Some category name were slightly changes as “Pets” became “Animals” and “Print and Poster” turned into “illusions and Posters”.