Pinterest is the hottest new social network that’s not really new. It’s been around since 2010, but it really took off late in 2011 and now seems to be growing by leaps and bounds. The site allows users to “pin” images and graphics from anywhere on the web to categorized “boards” they set up. Pins can be easily viewed, liked, and repinned (to their own boards) by other users.

The infographic below (courtesy of explains the basics of how the site works and how people are using it.

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Pinterest Infographic

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