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October 13, 2015

Pinterest’s location pins offer easy access to directions and tips

by John_A

Pinterest is quite handy for stowing away project ideas, recipes and more for future reference. Today, the internet repository is making those stored pins even more informative. Location info is now automatically added to pinned links, so you’ll have easy access to tips from other users, contact details, directions and more. You’ll notice that pins have a thumbnail preview showing the location on a map, and if you tap the image, you’ll get recommendations from other users. Pinterest will also show you other pins that reference that spot, too. From there, calling for reservations or getting directions via Google Maps or Apple Maps are just a click away as well. You can browse nearby spots on the map too, in case you’re wondering what other folks have found in the area. The new location pins are rolling out today, so you should be seeing them in your feed and on your boards soon enough.

Source: Pinterest

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