Like anything else on the internet, it can be a giant time sucking vortex (cough…Facebook…cough), but it can be much more than pictures of vegan cupcakes, Ryan Gosling, inspiring quotes and cute shoes. It can also be a great way to take a five minute break and get a creativity boost.
Also, for those of us who are visual learners (like me) or have more visually-oriented memories, it’s a better fit for connecting and sharing things that we enjoy than text-based social media like Twitter and Stumbleupon.
While it’s often considered a female-dominated social media—with Gentlemint being the male counterpart—the whiz kids over at Bitrebels put together this funny-yet-somewhat-accurate tip sheet on Pinterest uses for men:
Like elephant culture on Facebook.