Pinterest is a pinboard-style photo-sharing website allowing users to develop image collections on the themes that interest them. Pinterest is a fast-growing social media site. Users can browse other pinboards for images, 're-pin' images to their own pinboards, or 'like' photos. Increasingly brands are using the site to engage with the fans and future consumers.
You will find more information on how to add Pinterest as a source to an agent in the section Web Monitoring or by clicking on the links below.
Display what you find on your dashboard
Once you have created a feed for Pinterest, you can add it to a Digimind agent, which will enable you to filter this source with a query. You will also be able to display the alerts on your dashboard:
It is also possible to display images from Pinterest as an RSS feed. This will enable you to see the images directly on the dashboard.
How to create a Pinterest Image Wall
To display the images as an RSS feed you will need to create a Pinterest source (follow these links to find out how: Monitor Pinterest Pinboards or Monitor Pinterest - track image captions containing keywords).
On a dashboard, click to add a news box, and select RSS:
Paste your feed into the URL field and then in the display options select "Image wall".
Alerts and Images side by side
As the two display styles are complimentary, you might want to put the two boxes side by side: