Pinterest's new "Do Not Track" security feature

Pinterest is now introducing some new features which include personalised pin and board recommendations based on the site you visit. In addition it also supports a “do not track” browser feature.

Do Not Track is a browser setting where users can choose if they don’t want Websites to track their online activity. It prevents a site from tracking certain data, such as what other Web pages you visit.

“If you’re interested, we’ll also suggest personalised pins and boards based on Web sites you visit so that you have the Pin It button. So when you are planning a party and have recently visited many party sites, we’ll suggest boards to make your event a hit. You can learn more about personalised pins and boards in our Help Centre or in the updated privacy policy,” Pinterest software engineer Ke Chen wrote in a recent blog post. “We’re excited to give everyone a more personalised experience, but we also understand if you’re not interested! We support Do Not Track, and you can change your account settings anytime.”

In addition to browser tracking, Pinterest may also show you pins from other users with similar interests, and also use your gender or location to select pins for you. Another upcoming Pinterest feature is an “edit” button that allows users to customize their home feeds in much better way.

So, do you love these new personalised pins? Are you comfortable with being tracked online, or does that spook you? Share your thoughts with us at info@visnetwork.com.au or simply dial 0431 041 875.

visadmin | info@visnetwork.com.au

Related Posts

Social media platforms allow companies to interact directly with their target market through posts, messages, and comments. This increases opportunities for upselling and disseminating information about a business’s offers, products, or services. However, not all social media platforms

There are no ifs, buts, or even a however; content is king in the world of digital marketing. This has been proven time and again. This has become one of the most important factors for Google to determine where you will show up in their search rankings.

Why Google Likes Content
Think of it

You have generated awesome leads for your sales team. Now what??? One of our primary responsibilities as marketers is to generate qualified leads for our sales team. BUT, our job doesn’t stop immediately right after we get the leads right at the doorstep. Just because someone subscribed to your blog, video channel or just because