Hold on to your hats, Pinterest is going through some big changes! This last week brought the start of a wide spread rollout of a new look for Pinterest.
Not every account has the “new look” but the ones who do, have the option of switching back and forth between the old and the new.
The new look comes at a cost. Some features available on the old look have been wiped out but,including one of my favorites, the Activity button. But, the new look is pretty sleek with cleaner lines and bigger images.
Here’s a video to give you a quick tour of the “New Look”:
Comparing Pinterest’s old look with the new look…
The old look:
The new look without the option to rearrange boards or the activity tab
The old look for an individual Pinterest board
The new look for an individual board
Notice in the new look, fewer pins are displayed per row and the option to like on Facebook is gone.
The old Pinterest pin
The new Pinterest pin
In the new look hashtags and URLs in pin descriptions are no longer clickable. To embed a pin or share it on Twitter or Facebook the button on the top right side of the pin must be clicked. and a drop-down menu will appear.
When switching from the new look to the old one, this message appears:
It looks like changes will be coming for all Pinterest users soon. What do you think of Pinterest’s new look and changes?
Cynthia Sanchez is a Pinterest marketing consultant and expert. Cynthia created OhSoPinteresting.com, one of the early leaders in Pinterest education for businesses. Contact Cynthia on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cynthiasanchezrnbsn