Common Pinterest Terms

Pinterest terminology is important to better understanding how to navigate this social media platform. Learn Pinterest terms here.

Common Pinterest terms

Boards? Source links? Pinners? If you're new to Pinterest, there are a few terms that may seem a little confusing at first. Reviewing some of the most commonly used terms will give you a better understanding of how Pinterest works and what to expect as you get started.

Click the buttons in the interactive below to learn about some common terms in Pinterest.

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Followers are other Pinterest users who have chosen to follow your pins. Whenever you add a new pin, it will appear on your followers' homepages.