Getting Started with Pinterest

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This course introduces users to Pinterest, a highly visual social networking website for collecting and sharing images from the Internet, and provides guidance for establishing an account. Join the fun, explore what other people are pinning ,and get started pinning all of your favorite things.

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Course Goals/Objectives

  • Introduce what Pinterest is, who uses Pinterest, and how Pinterest works. 
  • Explain how to create a Pinterest account using e-mail, Facebook, or Twitter. Also uncover how to link your Pinterest account to your Facebook and/or Twitter accounts to share your pins via these social media sites. 
  • Discover what a pin is, how to pin, how to create pinboards, and how to follow other pinners and/or pinboards.
  • Learn how to navigate your profile page, how to edit your profile, and how to navigate your account settings and privacy settings.

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