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Pinterest Management Tips
Updated: August 30, 2021
One thing you can count on from Pinterest is that they are testing new features all the time. Some they roll out and some they don’t. So how do we stay up to date with Pinterest’s changes? I highly recommend that you check out their Help Center once a month and have a look around to see if you spot anything new. Well that’s exactly what I did and noticed Story Pins. I thought to myself as a Pinterest management services expert I have not heard that! Okay so here’s what Pinterest posted on their Help Center site.
What is a Story Pin?
In September 2020, Pinterest launched Story Pins in beta to test this effort with a small group of creators. As of May 18, 2021 Pinterest changed that name from Story Pins to Idea Pins. You can use Idea Pins to:
Where do Idea Pins show up on Pinterest?
When you publish your own Idea Pins, they will be displayed on your business profile of your “Created” tab.
You may notice Idea Pins showing up on your Pinterest home feed—you’ll recognize them by the Idea icon below the image. An Idea Pin can be made up of multiple pages (up to 20), so you can tap into it from the home feed to get the full experience.
What do we edit and share with Idea Pins?
Pinterest users can add comments or photos to an Idea Pin just like you would any other pin. You can also save Ideas Pins to your boards like any other pin, though you can’t save an individual page from within an Idea Pin.
How do I create an Idea Pin?
Idea Pins are available to only some users on iOS at this time. Requirements:
How to Get Started with Idea Pins
1. Idea Pins are not available to everyone yet. You can request access to Idea Pins by filling out this this form.
2. Before you can create an Idea Pin, you need to review and agree to the Creator Code. The Creator Code is a pledge to create Idea Pins that follow our Community guidelines and make Pinterest a positive and inspiring place for everyone. If an Idea Pin violates our guidelines, you may lose access to Idea Pins.
How to Create Idea Pins