text taken from Pinterest: A Social Catalog, by Erin E. Templeton. The Chronicle of Higher Education, accessed July 5, 2011.
Pinterest is an electronic bulletin board that allows users to pin images from around the web onto one communal space. Users can manage several different categories on their boards, and you can use either the default categories (eg. “For the Home,” “Recipes,” “Quotes,” etc.) or create your own.