Since Pinterest introduced place Pins millions of users have added place Pins to their Pins. Now, Pinterest has added location info to over 7 billion Pins around the world, making it easier for people to discover and visit those places and others around them.
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There are millions of Pins out there with user-generated place Pins and Pinterest likes this idea so much, it is increasing location data for over 7 billion Places. You will now get a preview of where each pin is on the map.
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You simply tap on the pin to get details about that place as well as other nearby pins. This way, you also get tips about each location from people who have actually been there before. If you see a restaurant or other business that you’d like to visit, you can contact it easily.
[quote]If you need to get in touch, just tap to make a call or get directions from Google Maps or Apple Maps. [/quote]
You can also discover places that are nearby, simply by looking at the map. The expanded information will help you gain important information about the surrounding area and what you can do there.
So – although I am sure you haven’t thought about it yet – you can now plan your perfect trip by using all this information!
Pinterest explained a little bit more about this new update:
[quote]With these updates, it’s easier to visit the places you’ve Pinned. In just a tap, Pinners can get directions through Google and Apple Maps, call a business, visit a website, view hours of operations and top reviews from people who’ve been there.[/quote]
So, Pinterest will now help you discover “new places to visit” close to where you or your friends have been (or hang out). The update will roll out immediately on iOS, but Android and the web interface will follow soon!
To get started, Pinterest has put together a board with the 20 most pinned places on the platform. Check them out!