No. of Recommendations: 17
This is a company no one would miss if it disappeared

Strongly disagree. Pinterest provides a unique service that cannot be replicated (at the moment). If it disappeared, millions of its users would miss it, including me. I believe the stat being thrown around is 85% of women aged 25 - 54 use Pinterest (by the way I am a man). The study was commissioned by Pinterest but the number is relevant. Please see the link below for a marketing take on Pinterest. One highlight in particular "Pinterest users are twice as likely to say their time on the platform is well spent".

I recently purchased a home with my fiancee. Every single decision we made regarding home furnishing, home decorating, and landscaping involved Pinterest. The entire process basically relied on Pinterest, other than for making purchases (which may provide some optionality that Brian suggested was lacking).

It may seem like Pinterest is disposable, but I think you have to ask whether it is disposable to YOU, or disposable to its 250 million MAUs.
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